The first matches in groups A, D, E, G and H have been completed in the qualifiers where 13 teams from Europe will participate in the 22nd World Cup to be held in Qatar.
GREAT START FROM TURKEY
Turkey, the field began beating the Netherlands 4-2 in Group G with 3 points to fight.
Burak Yılmaz was the first player to achieve this since German Klaus Allofs had a hat-trick against the Netherlands in the 1980 European Championship match.
OTHER MATCHES IN THE GROUP
In the other matches in the group, Norway defeated Gibraltar 3-0 on the road and Latvia 2-1 on the road.
LAST CHAMPION FRANCE STARTED WITH 1 POINT
In the match in Group D, the last world champion France and Ukraine drew 1-1 at home.
France’s goal was scored by Griezmann in the 19th minute. The player who changed the scoreboard for Ukraine became Kimpembe with his own goal in the 57th minute.
BELGIUM WINS THE MATCH DIRECTED BY CÜNEY ÇAKIR
In the Group E competition led by Turkish referee Cüneyt Çakır, Belgium, which is at the top of the FIFA world rankings, met Wales. Wales led Wilson in the 10th minute, but home Belgium won 3-1 with De Bruyne’s 22, Thorgan Hazard’s 28 and Lukaku (from the penalty) 73 minutes.
The other match in Group E featured 8 goals. Czechia won 6-2 away from Estonia with the goals of Soucek (3), Schick, Barak and Jankto.
The results of the first day of the first week matches are as follows:
Serbia-Irish Republic: 3-2
Finland-Bosnia and Herzegovina: 2-2
The Turkey-Netherlands: 4-2