Stadionul National, Bucharest will be hosting on 10 September 2013, an World Cup Qualification UEFA 1st round grp. D match between Romania and Turkey. The match referee will be Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway).
Romania and Turkey have both won at home on Friday. Romania played against leapfrog Hungary and won 3-0, while Turkey played against minnows Andorra and had a big win 5-0. Romania national team has been in a good form, which can be noticed through looking at its wins at home with over Trinidad, Australia and Belgium last year. The four previous meetings against Turkey were big wins for Romania, which scored eleven goals without conceding. Player, Talisman Ciprian Marica, scored and assisted in Fridays win over Hungary.
Not to talk about its two wins over Andorra, the Turkish national team hasn't won in eight games against big teams and it now here about to face, Romania, which reached the semi finals of Euro 2008. The squad of the team is made up mainly of players from the Turkish league, with the addiiton of only few players who are playing in the major European leagues. Thes players are: Toprak,Turan, Sahin, Calhanogin and Erdinc.
Match Details and Timings:
Romania vs Turkey
Football: World Cup qualification Europe - group D
Match date: 10 September 2013
Kick Off Time: 19:00 UK (BST) - 18:00 GMT
Stadium: Stadionul National, Bucharest
Referee: Svein Oddvar Moen (Norway)