The Turkish national football team defeated rivals from Latvia with a score of 2: 1 in the group stage match of the qualifying tournament of the 2022 World Cup.
The meeting at the Daugava stadium in Riga ended with a score of 2: 1 in favor of the Turkish team.
Goals for the winners were scored by Serdar Dursun (76) and Burak Yilmaz (90 + 9 ‘).
The Latvians scored a goal thanks to an own goal by Meriha Demiral in the 70th minute.
In group G, the Netherlands is leading with 19 points, followed by Norway (17 points), Turkey in third position with 15 points, Montenegro is in fourth place (11), Latvia is in fifth place (5), Gibraltar ( 0).
In the next round, which will take place on November 13, Norway will host Latvia, Montenegro will play at home with the Netherlands on the same day, and Turkey will have a home match with Gibraltar.
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