January 4, 2022 | News | No Comments
class=”article_teaser__2t5do”>Senol Gunes's men are bottom of Group A after a poor showing against Italy last week but Goal is backing them to strike in Azerbaijan on Wednesday
Wales play their second game in Group A on Wednesday after when they face Turkey in the Olympic Stadium in Baku.
Robert Page’s side earned a 1-1 draw in their opening match against Switzerland with an excellent second-half display, while the Turks were roundly beaten 3-0 by Italy in the first game of the competition.
Turkey vs Wales Latest Odds
Despite their comprehensive defeat on Friday, Senol Gunes’ men are favourites to win in Azerbaijan with bet365 pricing them at 11/8 (2.38).
Wales, for their part, can be backed at 23/10 (3.30) with the draw offered at 21/10 (3.10).
The last time these two sides met was in qualifying for the 1998 World Cup in an extraordinary game which Turkey ended up winning by a 6-4 scoreline .
Turkey vs Wales Team News
Neither side have any major injury concerns heading into this week’s clash and so both managers set to be able to call upon their full 26-man squads.
Cardiff City striker Kieffer Moore suffered a clash of heads in Wales’ first match but felt well enough to score the equaliser and his participation on Wednesday is not in doubt.
Turkey vs Wales Preview
There were high hopes for Turkey coming into the tournament after an impressive run of results in the last few months, but their showing against Italy was extremely disappointing.
Gunes’ knows his side will have to improve drastically on their performance in the opening game, although it is also true that the calibre of opposition on Wednesday will be lower and that will no doubt play a part.
Turkey do boast a strong scoring record over the last year, having put four goals past the Netherlands and three past Croatia, Russia Germany, and Norway, and will fancy their chances of a strong performance here.
During the same period, Wales have conceded three goals against England, Belgium and France and while Turkey are not one of the top-ranked nations in the world, they could cause the Dragons some problems on Wednesday.
Turkey vs Wales Tips and Predictions
Turkey are offered at 7/4 (2.75) to score over 1.5 goals and that looks like a tempting bet at a healthy price for an attacking team in a game they know they need to win.
Odds correct at the time of writing. Please gamble responsibly.
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