Iceland Beats Turkey 2:1

Aron Einar Gunnarsson, left, and Kári Árnason, right, celebrate with ...

Aron Einar Gunnarsson, left, and Kári Árnason, right, celebrate with Ragnar Sigurðsson, after his goal. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

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At Laugardalsvöllur arena in Reykjavík tonight,the Icelandic men’s national soccer team beat Turkey 2:1 in a much-anticipated game in the qualifiers for the UEFA EURO 2020.

Ragnar Sigurðsson scored both goals for Iceland, while Dorukhan Toköz scored Turkey’s goal.

Iceland’s victory means that now, France, Turkey and Iceland are at the top of Group H, with nine points after four games. The top two teams of each group will qualify for the UEFA EURO 2020. Today was matchday four out of ten. The next matchday for Iceland will be September 7, when the team meets Moldova in Iceland.

Jón Daði Böðvarsson, center, battles Merih Demiral.

Jón Daði Böðvarsson, center, battles Merih Demiral. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Aron Einar Gunnarsson and Dorukan Tokoz fight for the ball.

Aron Einar Gunnarsson and Dorukan Tokoz fight for the ball. mbl.is/Eggert

Jón Daði Böðvarsson at full speed.

Jón Daði Böðvarsson at full speed. mbl.is/Eggert

The players celebrate Ragnar Sigurðsson's second goal.

The players celebrate Ragnar Sigurðsson's second goal. mbl.is/Hari

Ragnar Sigurðsson scores for the second time.

Ragnar Sigurðsson scores for the second time. mbl.is/Hari

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson against four opponents.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson against four opponents. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Ozan Tufan.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Ozan Tufan. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Ragnar Sigurðsson and Zeki Celik.

Ragnar Sigurðsson and Zeki Celik. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

Ragnar Sigurðsson, center, celebrating.

Ragnar Sigurðsson, center, celebrating. mbl.is/Eggert Jóhannesson

The players celebrate Ragnar Sigurðsson's goal.

The players celebrate Ragnar Sigurðsson's goal. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Celebrating Ragnars Sigurðsson's goal.

Celebrating Ragnars Sigurðsson's goal. mbl.is/Hari

Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson.

Jóhann Berg Guðmundsson. mbl.is/Eggert

Birkir Bjarnason comes close to scoring.

Birkir Bjarnason comes close to scoring. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Ari Freyr Skúlason and Hakan Calhanoglu.

Ari Freyr Skúlason and Hakan Calhanoglu. mbl.is/Eggert

Jón Daði Böðvarsson and Kaan Ayhan.

Jón Daði Böðvarsson and Kaan Ayhan. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Kaan Ayhan.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Kaan Ayhan. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Warming up before the game.

Warming up before the game. mbl.is/Eggert

Birkir Bjarnason and Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, during the warmup.

Birkir Bjarnason and Kolbeinn Sigþórsson, during the warmup. mbl.is/Eggert

Erik Hamrén, left, coach of the Icelandic men's national soccer ...

Erik Hamrén, left, coach of the Icelandic men's national soccer team. mbl.is/Eggert

Jón Daði Böðvarsson.

Jón Daði Böðvarsson. mbl.is/Eggert

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, during the warmup.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson, during the warmup. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Coach Erik Hamrén.

Coach Erik Hamrén. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Kári Árnason, during the warmup.

Gylfi Þór Sigurðsson and Kári Árnason, during the warmup. mbl.is/Kristinn Magnússon



























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