Turkey beat Czechs

Paris, June 22 (IANS) Turkey beat Czech Republic 2- 0 in the UEFA EURO 2016 Group D here on Tuesday to earn the opportunity to qualify for last 16.

Turkey’ s forward Burak Yilmaz, who played in China’s Beijing Guoan, scored in Turkey’s first counter-attack in the 9th minute from Emre Mor’s assist.

In the 65th minute, Selcuk Inan winged a free-kick into the box. Mehmet Topal dinked the ball back and Ozan Tufan lashed it inside Petr Cech’s left-hand post.

Turkey collected three points in the group and have to wait to find out if they qualify for the last 16 of EURO 2016. The final round of group games will come to a close on Wednesday evening.

The Czech Republic only got one point by a draw with Croatia.

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