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Two terrific goals by Turkey, host of the U-20 World Cup
by Samuel Charles, July 1st, 2013 1:39AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Golazos] Turkey used a pair of golazos to come back from a goal down against Australia on Saturday in a win that sent the host of the 2013 U-20 World Cup into the round of 16.

Turkey faces a very talented French team on Tuesday, but the hosts would’ve been out of the tournament altogether if it lost to the Socceroos on Saturday. Two very different goals scored at critical times kept the Turkish team around for the knockout round.

Australia scored to make it 1-0 in the 52nd minute, but just two minutes later Turkey’s Hakan Calhanoglu crushed one off the inside of the post to tie things ...

And in the 87th minute Okay Yokuslu, a 19-year-old midfielder for Kayserispor in the Turkish Super Lig, offered up this clinical chip Clint Dempsey could appreciate -- slicing it just past the keeper’s fruitless fingers for a fantastic winner ...

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  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: July 2, 2013 at 11:30 a.m.

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