UEFA EURO 2020: Kenan Karaman nutmegs Manuel Locatelli throughout Turkey vs Italy in Rome.© AFP
Crashing to a defeat in the UEFA Euro 2020 opener vs Group A opponents Italy, Turkey will nonetheless be hoping to progress to the knockout levels. The loss to Italy was as a consequence of a moderately one-sided show within the second-half of the match, which was held on the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. Despite the loss, the Burak Yilmaz-led outfit confirmed flashes of brilliance and one such second got here when Kenan Karaman nutmegged Manuel Locatelli. It was a second when Turkey unleashed their internal Brazil, paying homage to the partnership between the likes of Ronaldinho, Kaka and Ronaldo. The event’s official Instagram deal with shared the spotlight for followers, which was certainly a deal with to look at and was captioned as, “Fancy footwork from Hakan Calhanoglu and Kenan Karaman”.
Here is the video:
The video begins with Italy shedding possession in their very own half in direction of the suitable flank, and Calhanoglu receives the ball. Facing his personal aim, the AC Milan star then produced his personal type of samba magic, dribbling round membership teammate Manuel Locatelli.
He then adopted it up with an beautiful pirouette-kind of a move to Karaman, who then nutmegged the ball by means of Locatelli, to Calhanoglu.
Coached by Senol Gunes, Turkey misplaced 0-3 to Italy, with Merih Demiral scoring an personal aim within the 53rd-minute. Ciro Immobile (66′) and Lorenzo Insigne (79′) additionally added their names to the scoresheet for the 2012 Euro runners-up.
Turkey will likely be hoping for a turnaround in fortunes after they subsequent face Wales on June 16, and Switzerland on June 20.
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