Turkey ensured they and France qualified for Euro 2020 by holding out for a 0-0 draw against Iceland on Thursday. (More Football News)
Senol Gunes' side withstood substantial late pressure from their visitors, with Merih Demiral making a stunning goalline clearance to preserve parity in Istanbul.
The stalemate means Turkey edge to the top of Group H on 20 points, one ahead of France, who face an apparent formality at home to Moldova later on Thursday.
Didier Deschamps' world champions are three points ahead of Iceland in third and qualify by virtue of having a superior head-to-head record.
As things stand, a spot in the play-offs in March awaits Iceland.
13 - Following the draw between Turkey and Iceland, France ðÂÂ«ðÂÂ· will take part of their 13th consecutive major competition (EURO + World Cup). Routine. pic.twitter.com/gVvigEaT5d— OptaJean (@OptaJean) November 14, 2019
Turkey and France join Belgium, Italy, Russia, Poland, Ukraine and Spain as confirmed participants at Euro 2020.
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