Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win

Turkey stuns World Cup champion France with 2-0 home win

"That was a slap in the face for us and there's not a lot I can say", Deschamps told TF1. Ünder put Turkey further ahead 10 minutes later with a fine finish after Samuel Umtiti and Paul Pogba each lost the ball clumsily in quick succession.

World champions France slumped to a 2-0 loss to Turkey in Euro 2020 qualifying on Saturday night amid a red-hot atmosphere in Konya.

Despite Deschamps fielding nine of the 11 players who started last year's World Cup final against Croatia, the visitors were indebted to goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, who denied Gunes' men several times, for keeping the scoreline down.

"We need a reaction as soon as possible, from the next match [against Andorra]".

France will look to bounce back from this disappointing result while Turkey will attempt to make it four wins from four in Euro 2020 qualifying when they face Iceland.

"When you play like that on a collective level there is nothing positive you can take from the game. Overall, we did it well", said Germany assistant coach Marcus Sorg, who is also to be in charge in tomorrow's qualifier against Estonia.

France are now second in Group H with six points from three games, while Turkey lead the group with a flawless record. We did not play our game against a team that played as they like, and we were not present.

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Separately, Italy crushed Greece 3-0 in Athens to notch up their third win in as many games, pulling three points clear of Group J.

"If we play with no intentions, even though we are world champions, this is what happens".

Italy continued their ideal start to qualifying with a comfortable 3-0 win over Greece in Athens, which sent them three points clear at the top of Group J.

Kaan Ayhan opened the scoring after 30 minutes when he headed home.

"As soon as we concede an opportunity, it's a goal".

Teemu Pukki scored twice as Finland sank Bosnia-Herzegovina 2-0 to move up to second spot, while Armenia were 3-0 winners against Liechtenstein.

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