Confident win over Turkey
On Thursday, 2 June the UEFA Women’s EURO-2017 qualifying match Russia versus Turkey took place at the Arena Khimki stadium in Khimki. The game finished with our team’s 2:0 win which allowed Russia to step up to the second place in Group 5.
Russia – Turkey 2:0 (0:0)
Goals: Pantyukhina, 47 (1:0). Karpova. 64 (2:0).
Russia: Todua, Kozhnikova, Karpova, Dmitrenko, Makarenko (Mashina, 42), Cholovyaga, Terekhova (c) (Smirnova, 87), Pantyukhina (Pozdeeva, 84), Ziyastinova, Chernomyrdina, Kovalenko.
Turkey: Akgöz, Yeniçeri, Tezkan, Belci (Gündoğdu, 77), Korkmaz (Erkan, 77), Erol (к), Pekel, Gönültaş (Nalçacı, 88), Güvenç, Topçu, Yağ.
Referees: Vivian Peeters, Fijke Hoogendijk, Juliëtte Bakker (all – Netherlands).
Cautions: Yeniçeri, 73.
Red card: Yeniçeri, 86 (second yellow card).
2 June. Khimki. Arena Khimki. Attendance 1 600. 17 C.
After this win Russia took the second place in qualifying Group 5. In order to keep this position and increase the chances to qualify to the UEFA Women’s EURO-2017 final stage our team has to win in the following qualifying match against Croatia (6 June, Koprivnica, 19:00).