Turkey conclude UEFA Nations League matches with victory over Lithuania

Turkish fans wave flags ahead of the Euro 2020 qualifying soccer match between Turkey and France at Buyuksehir Belediyesi stadium in Konya on June 8, 2019. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP) (Photo credit should se read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

Turkey concluded the first half of their UEFA Nations League, League C Group 1 games with a 2-0 win over Lithuania at the Goztepe Gursel Aksel Stadium last week.

Kaan Ayhan and Hakan Calhanoglu scored for the Crescent Stars to wrap up their fourth victory in the group.

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Turkey beat Lithuania 6-0 away earlier in the group.

The Red-Whites have not only won all four group matches, but have scored 14 times and are yet to concede a goal.

Turkey head into the UEFA Nations League break five points clear of second-placed Luxembourg.

The Faroe Islands are third with seven points and Lithuania are yet to claim their first point.

Turkey next face Luxembourg at home on September 22, a win or even a draw would secure first place in the group.

The Crescent Stars will next face the Faroe Islands in the final away group game.

Turkey will not participate in the World Cup this winter as they failed to qualify for the tournament in Qatar.

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