Turkey wants to end its Euro 2020 campaign on a high note when it plays Switzerland in a Group A game in Baku on June 20.
Turkey has yet to score a goal in the tournament with two losses in two games, 3-0 to Italy and 2-0 to Wales, and has lost its chances of finishing the group in the top two to advance.
Turkey expects a tough match against Italy in Friday's UEFA EURO 2020 opener in Rome, the Turkish national football team manager said on June 10.
"I expect tomorrow's match will be in a high level technically, tactically and physically," Şenol Güneş said in a pre-match press conference, referring to both teams' high concentration and challenging playing style on the pitch.
Veteran striker Burak Yılmaz scored a hat trick as Turkey stunned the Netherlands 4-2 on March 24 in the opening game of European World Cup qualifying.
Yılmaz, the 35-year-old Lille forward, struck twice before the break and again late in the second half to secure the win in the Group G opener just as the Netherlands was threatening a comeback.
Beşiktaş will not cry for the moon when it hosts Bayern Munich in the return of a 5-0 loss in the first leg of the Champions League last 16 game, but coach Şenol Güneş remains ambitious to play tough against the Bundesliga giant on March 14.
Turkish champion Beşiktaş’s prospects of moving forward in the Champions League are effectively over, coach Şenol Güneş said after a 5-0 loss at Bayern Munich late on Feb. 20.
Beşiktaş coach Şenol Güneş’s emotional gaze at Cenk Tosun, after the striker found the net in a Turkey Cup game late on Dec. 28, has heated up rumors that Tosun will sign with English Premier League club Everton.