Kökcü’s One-Hour Play with Turkey Ends in Good Health – FR12.nl – Where Feyenoord Thrives!

Orkun Kökcü failed to win the European Championship qualifier against Croatia. The Feyenoord midfielder went down with Turkey in the Bursa Timsah Arena against stars such as Luka Modrić and Mateo Kovačić.

Chelsea midfielder Kovacic scored twice in the first half. Kökcü was dangerous once with a good shot, but his effort was turned by the Croatia goalkeeper. National coach Stefan Kuntz chose to use Kökcü mainly as a chaser. In possession of the ball, the Feyenoord player barely came into play.

The intensity of the game was also high during the second half. What will please everyone at Feyenoord is that Kökcü looked super fit and did not sustain an injury. After an hour of play, the captain of the Rotterdam club was replaced. He can therefore rejoin the team of trainer Arne Slot in the coming days. Turkey lost the game against Croatia 2-0.

Kökcü had 26 successful passes, resulting in a 79% pass accuracy. The midfielder also showed attacking intentions by shooting three times, one of which was on target. Kökcü created one chance and made one key pass. He also won one ground duel (33%). Kökcü eventually made one tackle and was successful in winning the ball three times.

Arrangement Turkey

Gunok; Çelik, Demiral, Soyuncu, Kadıoğlu, Özcan, Kökçü, Calhanoğlu, Aktürkoğlu, Ünder, Ünal

Croatia setup
Livakovic; Stanisic, Sutalo, Gvardiol, Barisic; Modric, Brozovic, Kovacic; Pasalic, Kramaric, Perisic.

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