Iceland vs Turkey Preview, Tips and Odds


Iceland will welcome Turkey on Tuesday for their game in Group H from the Euro 2020 Qualifying campaign. The visitors are top of the standings with a perfect record of three victories from as many games, while Iceland are 3rd, equal on 6 points with the World Champions from France.

Iceland vs Turkey Head to Head

Head to Head Last game Last games Last games home/away
Iceland Win 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 4 W/ 1 D/ 0 L
Turkey Loss 2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L 0 W/ 1 D/ 4 L

Last game between the nations: 06.10.2017 Turkey – Iceland 0:3; Johann Gudmundsson 32′, Berkir Bjarnason 39′, Kari Arnason 50′
Last game on Icelandic soil: 09.10.2016 Iceland – Turkey 2:0; Omer Toprak 42′ (own goal), Alfred Finnbogason 44′

Worth mentioning: The football rivalry between Turkey and Iceland continues for almost 40 years, as the first meeting dates back to 1980, when Iceland surprised the Turks away from home. Since the the islanders recorded another five triumphs, while Turkey have just two H2H victories to their name. The visiting sides in this clash do not enjoy big success, as two of the encounters were won by the away team – the first and the latest of the meetings. Three of the previous six matches produced over 2,5 goals, while none of those games saw both sides hitting the back of the nets, as Iceland were able to keep four clean sheets, compared to Turkey’s two.

Iceland vs Turkey Stats

As of 10.06 Last game Last games Last games home/away
Iceland Win 2 W/ 4 D/ 4 L 1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L
Turkey Win 6 W/ 2 D/ 2 L 2 W/ 2 D/ 1 L

Last game Iceland: 08.06.2019 Iceland – Albania 1:0; Johann Gudmundsson 22′
Next game Iceland: 07.09.2019 Iceland – Moldova
Last game Turkey: 08.06.2019 Turkey – France 2:0; Kaan Ayhan 30′, Cengiz Under 40′
Next game Turkey: 07.09.2019 Turkey – Andorra

Last 10 games GF:GA Over 2,5 goals BTTS Clean sheets
Iceland 10:17 6 4 3
Turkey 15:6 3 2 6

Worth mentioning: Iceland recorded much needed victory over Albania in their previous game. Just two of their last five matches produced over 2,5 goals , while only one saw both involved sides hitting the back of the nets. The aforementioned win over Albania was the first home triumph for Iceland in seven games. Six of those featured over 2,5 goals, while five witnessed goals at both ends.
Turkey are unbeaten in their last six outings and are on a four game winning streak, registering one of their biggest successes in recent history by beating 2:0 the World Champions of France just a few days ago. The Turks conceded just one goal during that period and kept impressive five clean sheets.

Iceland vs Turkey News

Missing players Iceland: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Turkey: No reports of injuries or suspensions.

Iceland vs Turkey Predictions

Both teams to score & over 2,5 goals – 2.75 @ bet365