Moldova and Turkey meet in Stadionul Zimbru, in a match for this phase of the Qualification for the European Championship (Qualifying Round). The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 2 matches won 2. Turkey has considerable differences in its results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be determinant.
After 1 win and 4 losses, the home team is currently in 5th position, with 3 points won. In the last match, he lost by (3-0) against Iceland, after in the previous match, having lost by (2-0) with Albania. This is a team that presents similar results at home and abroad, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 matches it records 1 win, 4 draws and 10 losses as a visitor; against 2 wins, 4 draws and 9 losses in his stadium. In its last 6 home matches Moldova records 2 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 8 times and never got the comeback.
Moldova is not motivated for this match, after a 3-0 away defeat against Iceland. Therefore, the Moldovan formation seems to be going through a bad time, as it has lost five of its last six games. The team led by Semen Altman generally plays in a 4-3-3, favoring fast transitions. For that you can count on the ability to finish Damascan. It should be noted that the selection of Moldova has many weaknesses in all its processes.
The visiting team is currently in 2nd position, with 12 points won, after 4 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he lost out against Iceland by (2‑1). In the last match, he won at home against Andorra by (1‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses as a visitor, with 20 goals scored and 21 suffered; against 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 12 suffered. In its last 9 away matches, Turkey records 2 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses. The defense has been strong and only suffered goals in 1 of the last 5 matches, and their attack has scored regularly, as they always scored at least one goal in the last 5 games for this competition. There is a tendency to have goals in their away matches, since 9 of the last 9 matches they have finished with Over 1.5 goals. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Turkey comes to this motivated match, after a 1-0 home victory against Andorra: Tufan, at 89 ‘, scored the only goal of the match. Therefore, the Turkish team seems to be going through a moment in an interesting way, having won six of the last seven games. The Turkish team usually plays in a 4-3-3, favoring a faster game. With this tactical system, the Turks choose to act in a more offensive way, trying to exploit the counterattack, in which the participation of the strikers Yalcin, Tosun and Yazici is very important.