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Turkey to play against Russia in UEFA Nations League

Turkey will play against Russia in their first UEFA Nations League match on Friday. 

The match will start at 9.45 p.m. local time (1845GMT) on Friday in Medical Park Stadium in Trabzon, northern Turkey.

The last game between Russia and Turkey ended 1-1 in friendly match in July.

Turkey will face Russia and Sweden in League B, Group 2. The group winner will move up to Group A and the team ranking at bottom of the group will move down to Group C. 

Turkey will also play an away match against Sweden on Sept. 10.

The league will kick off on Thursday pitting world champions France against Germany.

UEFA Nations League is a new national team competition that replaces friendlies with competitive matches, allowing nations to play against equally ranked team.

The 55 associations were split into four leagues according to their rankings. The group winners in Leagues B, C and D gain promotion and those who finish bottom of the groups in Leagues A, B and C are relegated. 

Turkey's squad against Russia is as follows:

Goalkeepers: Gokhan Akkan (Caykur Rizespor), Serkan Kirintili (Atiker Konyaspor), Sinan Bolat (Royal Antwerp)

Defenders: Caglar Soyuncu (Leicester City), Ertugrul Ersoy (Bursaspor), Hasan Ali Kaldirim, Sener Ozbayrakli (Fenerbahce), Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Mehmet Zeki Celik (Lille), Mert Muldur (Rapid Wien), Omer Bayram and Serdar Aziz (Galatasaray)

Midfielders: Cengiz Under (Roma), Emre Akbaba (Galatasaray), Mahmut Tekdemir (Medipol Basaksehir), Mehmet Topal (Fenerbahce), Oguzhan Ozyakup (Besiktas), Okay Yokuslu (Celta Vigo), Tarkan Serbest (Kasimpasa), Hakan Calhanoglu (Milan), Serdar Gurler (Huesca), Yunus Malli (Wolfsburg), Yusuf Yazici (Trabzonspor)

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