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Czech Republic vs Turkey – Match Preview

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In a crucial Group F match at the European Championship, the Czech Republic faces Turkey. This game is set for Tuesday, June 26th, at the neutral Volksparkstadion. Kickoff is at 19:00 GMT. Both teams are eager for a win in this third-round clash. The Czechs are third in the group with one point. They aim to overtake Turkey, who are second with three points. A victory is vital for both teams’ hopes of advancing to the knockout stages. The Czechs plan to strengthen their defense. The Turks hope to use their scoring advantage. Bookmakers’ odds suggest a close match. The odds are 2.50 for a Czech win, 3.40 for a draw, and 2.80 for a Turkey win.

Czech Republic – Form

The Czech Republic’s recent home performances have been inconsistent. Their latest match was a 1-1 draw against Georgia on June 22, 2024. This result was unexpected by bookmakers. Patrik Schick scored for the Czech team in a game they hoped to win. Before this, they won 2-1 against North Macedonia in a friendly. They also defeated Malta 7-1 in another friendly. Despite the recent draw, their last three games mostly met bookmakers’ predictions.

Turkey – Form

Turkey’s recent performances have shown little consistency. They lost 3-0 to Portugal on June 22, 2024, in the European Championship. This result matched bookmakers’ expectations. Before this, they won 3-1 against Georgia in the tournament. This win marked a return to form. However, a friendly match in Poland on June 10 ended in a 2-1 loss. These outcomes indicate a level of predictability in their performance.

Czech Republic – Turkey – Head to Head

The last game between the Czech Republic and Turkey was on November 19, 2022. Turkey won 2:1 in a friendly match. In their last 9 meetings, the Czech Republic has won 3 times. Turkey has won 5 times. This shows Turkey’s slight advantage in recent history. In the past five matches, both teams scored in 3 games. This highlights their competitive nature. The Czech Republic has faced challenges against Turkey, with three consecutive losses. They scored less than 1.5 goals and conceded in 7 of their last 8 games. This indicates the Czech team’s challenge in the upcoming match.

Czech Republic – Turkey – Standings

The stakes are high in EURO Grp. F Round 3 at Volksparkstadion. The Czech Republic and Turkey will compete on neutral ground. The Czech team is 3rd in the group with one point from 2 matches. They have scored 2 goals and conceded 3. Turkey is a step ahead in 2nd place with 3 points. They have scored 3 goals and conceded 4. With a 2-point gap between them, this match is crucial for group progression. The odds suggest a close game. It’s a critical match in the European Championship.

Czech Republic vs Turkey – Top scorers

The Czech team’s Antonin Barak has scored 3 times in the European Championship. Patrik Schick and Mojmir Chytil have each scored twice. Forwards Vaclav Cerny and Tomas Chory have contributed a goal each. This shows a strong attacking team. The Turkish side has a balanced scoring chart. Hakan Calhanoglu, Mert Muldur, Ferdi Kadioglu, Arda Guler, and Baris Alper Yilmaz have each scored once. This demonstrates the team’s varied scoring threat, which could challenge the Czech defense.

Czech Republic vs Turkey – Full-Time Betting

The odds are 2.50 for a Czech win, 3.40 for a draw, and 2.80 for a Turkey win. The Czech team has a strong record, not losing 15 of their last 16 home matches. However, Turkey’s recent head-to-head advantage could influence bettors. Injuries and suspensions may impact the outcome. The “halftime-fulltime” odds and “draw-no-bet” market offer interesting options. The “double-chance” market is less risky for those betting on Turkey to avoid defeat.

Czech Republic vs Turkey – Over/Under Betting

Exploring the Over/Under market, the odds are 1.80 for “Over 2.5” goals and 2.00 for “Under 2.5” goals. Past meetings averaged 2.78 goals per game. This suggests a tendency for more goals. However, recent performances show defensive weaknesses but not high scoring. “Under 2.5” at 2.00 is an appealing bet, considering the trend of fewer than 3.5 goals in their matches.

Czech Republic vs Turkey – BTTS Betting

The odds for “BTTS: Yes” are 1.615. This suggests a moderate chance of both teams scoring. Historical data shows this occurred in 5 out of their last 9 meetings. The Czech Republic’s and Turkey’s recent games have shown mixed results in this aspect. Given the European Championship’s pressure, “BTTS: Yes” is a plausible outcome. The odds for “BTTS: No” at 2.2 also indicate a reasonable chance of at least one team not scoring.

Czech Republic vs Turkey – Prediction