Turkey lost to Netherlands 1-0 in a friendly match which was played in Amsterdam Arena, Amsterdam, Netherlands. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Min.52) was the only scorer of the game from Netherlands.
Hiddink named his squad for Wednesday’s international friendly against the Netherlands with many players earning maiden caps in the national squad. Turkey’s 1-0 defeat in that match is not important for me. What is more important is that Hiddink realized that the national team was in dire need of fresh blood.
New Turkey squad named by Guus Hiddink against Netherlands:
Goalkeepers: Volkan Demirel (Fenerbahçe), Onur Recep Kıvrak (Trabzonspor), Ufuk Ceylan (Galatasaray)
Defenders: Gökhan Gönül (Fenerbahçe), Sabri Sarıoğlu, Servet Çetin (Galatasaray), Serdar Kesimal (Kayserispor), İbrahim Öztürk (Bursaspor), Ersan Adem Gülüm, İsmail Köybaşı (Beşiktaş), Gökhan Süzen (İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor)
Midfielders: Hamit Altıntop (Bayern München), Yekta Kurtuluş (Kasımpaşa), Selçuk İnan (Trabzonspor), Yiğit İncedemir (Manisaspor), Orhan Gülle (Gaziantepspor), Nuri Şahin (Borussia Dortmund), Mehmet Ekici (1.FC Nürnberg), İbrahim Akın (İstanbul Büyükşehir Belediyespor), Engin Baytar (Trabzonspor)
Forwards: Batuhan Karadeniz (Eskişehirspor), Burak Yılmaz (Trabzonspor), Umut Bulut (Trabzonspor), Kazım Kazım (Fenerbahçe)
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