Football: Turkey earns comfortable 2-0 win over Finland

Baku, March 25, AZERTAC

Turkey defeated Finland 2-0 in the two sides’ Group I World Cup Qualification clash on Friday evening in the southern Turkish city of Antalya, Anadolu Agency reports.

The match in the New Antalya Stadium saw an attacking Turkish dominate in the opening minutes, culminating in Besiktas’s in-form striker Cenk Tosun scoring in the ninth minute.

Defender Ismail Koybasi crossed the ball into the six-yard box and Olcay Sahan got a touch, leaving Tosun with only the ‘keeper to beat.

Turkey did not slow down and kept on attacking, the pressure paying off when Tosun scored another on the 14th minute.

This time he delivered a header, connecting with Galatasaray midfielder Selcuk Inan’s cross.

The match was in Turkey’s control throughout the 90 minutes, with the visiting Finns failing to trouble the home side.