The match №9, Group D, third tournament day.
Turkey – Czech Republic 1:1
January 7th, 2012, SCC Petersburgsky, 500 spectators.
Judges: Sotnikov, Sidenko, Bolshakov.
Turkey: Shen, Aksoy (Yildirim, 81), Jeylan (Gular, 76), Veliolu, Chalik, Chaatay, Balj (Niaz, 46), Unsal, Shaahin, Eminoolu, Karaman
Head coach: Uchar Feyyaz
Czech Republic: Kolagh, Nerad (Svoboda, 66), Hybl (Khoholoushek, 46), Lyuftner, Salashovich, Yulish, (Karafiat, 80), Travnik, Ful'nek, (Cherny, 66), Studeny, Shterba, Shevchik
Head coach: Caplar Josef
Goals: Yulish (31), Unsal (32)
Yellow cards: Lyuftner (22), Salashovich (14, 71)
Red cards: Salashovich (71)
Best players: Shaahin, Shevchik
Head coach of Turkey Uchar Feyyaz:
I am very pleased with the result! Though, I admit, today Turkish team was in advantage. At the beginning of the match we tried to use long kicks, but the Czechs have quickly pressed us. Actually, I want to thank our opponent for today's match and lesson taught. We must learn to recover quickly after the game, while some of my players are still celebrating 7:0 over Latvia.
Head coach of Czech Republic Caplar Josef:
It was very good, dramatic match, with a lot of scoring chances, yellow cards, sending off the field - in generally, everything that is interesting to fans. I want to thank the opponent for professional and beautiful football. Unfortunately, today we have not played in max in case of absence of one of the leaders - Alesh Cermak. His is injured. However, I think he will recover for next match. Although, we never try to make the game around one player. Moreover, I do not see much difference, if the team plays ten or eleven sportsmen. We are a solid team. We must go on a field and play in any non-standard situation, as if nothing has happened.