Turkey falls to Russia 1-2 in UEFA Nations League

Turkey falls to Russia 1-2 in UEFA Nations League

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Turkey falls to Russia 1-2 in UEFA Nations League

Russia beat Turkey 2-1 Friday in their first UEFA Nations League game.

Turkey was defeated at home in the League B, Group 2 match.

The first half ended 1-1 with a goal by Russia’s Denis Cheryshev and one by Turkey’s Serdar Aziz as he equalized close to half-time. But Artem Dzyuba restored Russia's lead four minutes after the break and the match ended 1-2.

The second day of the tournament ended with seven matches.

Sweden will host Turkey on Monday.

Other results of the second day are as follows:

- League A

Group 3: Italy - Poland: 1-1

- League B

Group 2: Turkey - Russia: 1-2

- League C

Group 1: Albania - Israel: 1-0
Group 4: Lithuania - Serbia: 0-1
Romania - Montenegro: 0-0

- League D

Group 3: Azerbaijan - Kosovo: 0-0
Faroe Islands - Malta: 3-1

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