Turkish defender makes team of EURO 2020 qualifying


Turkish center-back Merih Demiral has been named to the team of the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying following his impressive performance for his national team.

The best-11 of EURO 2020 qualifying was announced by the UEFA on their website on Friday.

Juventus player Demiral is a vital part of the Turkish national team, playing in all matches in the European qualifiers.

Turkey and Belgium had the best defensive record each after conceding only three goals at EURO 2020 group qualifying stage.

Turkey also recorded seven clean sheets.

Here is the team of UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying:

Goalkeeper: Andriy Pyatov (Ukraine) 8 games, 5 clean sheets

Defender: Sergio Ramos (Spain) 9 games, 4 goals, 5 clean sheets, 94% pass accuracy

Defender: Merih Demiral (Turkey) 10 games, 7 clean sheets, 90% pass accuracy

Defender: Ragnar Sigurdsson (Iceland) 10 games, 2 goals, 5 clean sheets

Midfielder: Ioannis Kousoulos (Greek Cypriot administration) 10 games, 4 goals, 50 balls recovered

Midfielder: Bernardo Silva (Portugal) 8 games, 3 goals, 6 assists

Midfielder: Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) 7 games, 8 goals, 2 assists, 92% pass accuracy

Midfielder: Eran Zahavi (Israel) 10 games, 11 goals, 1 assist

Forward: Raheem Sterling (England) 7 games, 8 goals, 7 assists

Forward: Harry Kane (England) 8 games, 12 goals, 5 assists

Forward: Memphis Depay (Netherlands) 6 games, 8 assists, 6 goals
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