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Turkey to feel at home in Berlin

  • AFP, Thursday, September 30, 2010 3:31 PM

Germany coach Joachim Loew said his team's Euro 2012 qualifier against Turkey in Berlin next week could be an "away game" given the amount of Turks living in the German capital.

"I can imagine it will be like that," Loew told Berlin newspaper BZ." "I was at the Euro 2000 qualifier in 1999 at Munich as a spectator and it was similar. Many Turks live in Berlin and it is expected that at least half of the fans will be Turkish, but my team can handle that."

Germany and Turkey are both unbeaten with a maximum six points in Group A after two matches going into the game at the 74,228-capacity Olympic Stadium next Friday.

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