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Metin scores equalizer to give Turkey 2-2 draw in friendly against Belarus

Metin scores equalizer to give Turkey 2-2 draw in friendly against Belarus

Tumer Metin scored midway through the second half Wednesday to give Turkey a 2-2 draw with Belarus in a friendly.
Metin knocked in a cross from Tuncay Sanli in the 71st minute.
Vitaly Kutuzov gave the hosts the lead in the 34th by connecting on Vitaly Buluga's cross, but Sanli equalized three minutes later with a well-timed shot from outside the box.
Vyacheslav Gleb restored the lead for Belarus with a solo effort in the 64th.
It was Turkey's second consecutive draw in warmup matches for the European Championship. The Turks played to a 0-0 draw against Sweden last month.
At Euro 2008, Turkey will play its Group A opener against Portugal on June 7. Switzerland and the Czech Republic are also in the group.
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Lineups:
Belarus: Yuri Zhernov (Vasily Khomutovsky, 46), Ryhor Filipenka, Vladimir Korytko, Vitaly Bulyga, Anton Putsila (Ihar Shitau, 88), Maksim Romashchenko, Aleksandr Hleb, Aleksei Skvernyuk (Pavel Plaskonny, 25), Vitaly Kutuzov (Viacheslav Gleb, 48), Raman Kirenkin, Nikolai Kashevsky.
Turkey: Tolga Zengin, Servet Cetin, Hakan Kadir Balta (Sabri Sarioglu, 22), Mehmet Topal, Mehmet Aurelio, Nihat Kahveci, Gokhan Unal, Ceyhun Gulselam, Tuncay Sanli (Gokhan Gonul, 78), Hamit Antintop, Serdar Ozkan (Arda Turan, 61; Tumer Metin, 65).


Updated : 2021-10-24 10:20 GMT+08:00