Turkey and Russia will kickstart proceedings in Group 2 of the UEFA Nations League B when they meet at the Senol Gunes Stadium on Friday night.
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Istanbul was rocked by twin blasts on Saturday evening hours after the league football match between Besiktas and Bursaspor in a terrorist attack seemingly targeted at the security forces.
It was an eventful night at the Euros as Spain delivered a power packed thumping performance against a lacklustre Turkish side that failed to deliver the goods, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic fails to register himself on the scoresheet against Italy. Croatia on the other hand may have jeopardised their qualification hopes by squandering what looked like an unassailable lead.
Defending champions Spain take on Turkey in a Group D clash on Friday, hoping to take control of the group that also comprises of Croatia and the Czech Republic.
With four equally competitive teams, Group D is likely to go down to the wire. Can Spain overcome their World Cup disappointment? Or will Turkey spring a surprise?
Dele Alli and Harry Kane have been a revelation for Tottenham this season, and they carried their domestic partnership onto the international stage as England beat Turkey in a pre-Euro friendly.
After a Russian jet was shot down by Turkish forces for allegedly 'violating airspace', there has been hostility between the two countries and it has now spilled over to the football world with Russia banning sports clubs from buying Turkish players.