Portugal 2 – 1 Turkey
Edite Fernandes 21’ (Portugal)
Leyla GÜNGÖR 76’ (Turkey)
Sonia Matias 81’ (Portugal)
The Women’s National Team “A” Turkey again won, this time by 2-1 in the second game the two teams held in preparation for qualifying for the European Championship of 2013.
This Thursday, the Municipal of Rio Maior, Portugal again prove to be superior, completely dominating the operations, but missed a bigger hit in the finalization and freshness physical marker to give the most faithful to the true contours of the match.
Edit Fernandes (20 ‘) – the pass Cláudia Neto – and Sónia Matias (81’), with a timely header after a corner transformation, indicated lusos goals. Turkey scored Leyla Gungor (31 ‘), through a recharge after a confusing thing in the Portuguese.
After the meeting, the national coach, Monica Jorge, was pleased with the response of the athletes in their second game of the season. “We were undoubtedly the best team; taking advantage of one of Turkey we had a few lapses in the defensive process. We had numerous chances to score, but the truth is that in the last ten meters we lacked strength and explosiveness to extend their lead. It is these two factors, in fact, those who we have to improve before the game against Armenia, “he said in a statement to fpf.pt.
In the first stage of the swing era, Monica Jorge stressed that the targets set were achieved. “We look at all the athletes in competition; we tested some modifications and alternatives to our model of game situations and tactics. We combine the two in this to win games with Turkey and kept their unbeaten record which has existed since June 2010, “he said.
Patricia Mitchell, Monica Goncalves (Ana Leite, 46 ‘), Kimberly Brandao, Carole Costa Sonia Matias (Sofia Vieira, 87’); Cláudia Neto (Melissa Antunes, 46 ‘), Dolores Silva (Silvia Rebelo, 79’) and Tita (Carla Couto, 72 ‘), Andrea Robinson (Amelia Pereira, 87’), Borges and Ana Fernandes Edit (chapter).
Substitutes not used : Jamila Marreiros, Carolina Garcia and Sara Mendes.
Duygu Yilmaz (Gokce Elmira, 88 ‘), Feride Bakir, Didem Karagenç (Gulcan Koca, 46’), Cigdem Belco, Kara Fatma (Gulbin Hiz, 63 ‘), Cansu Yag, Shirley Kocaçinar (Leyla Gungor, 46’) , Bilgin Defterli (cap.), Eylul Elgalp, Yeliz Demir (Sibel Duman, 88 ‘) and Yesim Demirel (Esra Erol, 63’).
Substitutes not used : Can Zübeyde and Kaya Ceren Nurlu.
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