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Turkey Euro 2024 Fixtures: Dates, Venues and Game Analysis

By CJ Smith

Turkey Euro 2024 Fixtures: Dates, Venues and Game Analysis

Published: 18:52, 6 May 2024 | Updated: 12:47, 12 June 2024

Turkey head into Euro 2024 looking to give a much better account of themselves than at the previous two European Championships. What are their fixtures and potential route to the final?

Group F is wide open. Portugal are the obvious favourites to finish top, but below them, any one of Turkey, the Czech Republic or Georgia will fancy their chances of taking second. After reaching the semi-finals and finishing third in 2008, it’s been nothing but misery at the Euros for Turkey, who failed to qualify for 2012 before exiting at the group stage of the last two editions. Euro 2020 was particularly painful with many backing Turkey to be dark horses, only for them to crash out without a single point while conceding eight goals and scoring just once. Can they make amends in Germany or will it end in further disappointment?

Group F – Matchday One

Group F
Date Fixture Ground
18/06 Turkey vs Georgia (5pm) BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund
*All times BST

Both sides may well see this as their most winable group game, so we’re about as likely to see either an overly-cautious stalemate or two sides going gung-ho in an absolute thriller. There isn’t much to go off in terms of previous meetings, with these two nations not facing each other since a friendly back in May 2012 which, for the record, was won 3-1 by Turkey.

Turkey vs Georgia H2H
Date Score Ground
24/05/12 Georgia 1-3 Turkey Red Bull Arena, Salzburg
07/02/07 Georgia 1-0 Turkey Boris Paichadze Stadium, Tbilisi
30/03/05 Georgia 2-5 Turkey Lokomotiv Stadium, Tbilisi
04/09/04 Turkey 1-1 Georgia Şenol Güneş Stadium, Trabzon
21/08/02 Turkey 3-0 Georgia Hüseyin Avni Aker Stadium, Trabzon

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Group F – Matchday Two

Group F
Date Fixture Ground
22/06 Turkey vs Portugal (5pm) BVB Stadion Dortmund, Dortmund
*All times BST

Turkey’s biggest test comes in their second match against group favourites and 2016 European champions, Portugal. Turkey have only beaten Portugal on two occasions, but have never done so in a competitive match. Their most recent defeat was a heartbreaking 3-1 during qualifying playoffs for the 2022 World Cup, where Portugal managed to reach the quarter-finals. This will be the fourth meeting between these nations at the European Champions, with Portugal winning the previous three by a 5-0 combined scoreline.

Turkey vs Portugal H2H
Date Score Ground
24/03/22 Portugal 3-1 Turkey Estádio do Dragão, Porto
02/06/12 Portugal 1-3 Turkey Estádio da Luz, Lisbon
07/06/08 Portugal 2-0 Turkey Stade de Genève, Geneva
24/06/00 Portugal 2-0 Turkey Amsterdam ArenA, Amsterdam
14/06/96 Portugal 1-0 Turkey City Ground, Nottingham
19/04/65 Turkey 0-1 Portugal Ankara 19 Mayis Stadyumu

Group F – Matchday Three

Group F
Date Fixture Ground
26/06 Czech Republic vs Turkey (8pm) Volksparkstadion, Hamburg
*All times BST

Depending on previous results, this might be the key clash in Group F when it comes to securing second spot. Each nation has won five of the 11 previous meetings with only one draw shared, but it’s Turkey who have enjoyed recent dominance with three wins in their last three against the Czech Republic; including during the Euro 2016 group stage.

Czech Republic vs Turkey H2H
Date Score Ground
19/11/22 Turkey 2-1 Czech Republic Kalyon Stadyumu, Gaziantep
21/06/16 Czech Republic 0-2 Turkey Stade Bollaert-Delelis, Lens
10/10/15 Czech Republic 0-2 Turkey Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb
10/10/14 Turkey 1-2 Czech Republic Şükrü Saracoğlu, Istanbul
06/02/13 Turkey 0-2 Czech Republic 19 Mayis Stadi, Manisa
22/05/10 Turkey 2-1 Czech Republic Red Bull Arena, New Jersey