Football: Iceland crush Turkey's 2018 World Cup dreams

Turkey to miss World Cup 2018 after 3-0 defeat

Anadolu Agency

Turkey's dreams of participating in 2018 World Cup were crushed after they suffered a 3-0 defeat against Iceland at Yeni Eskisehir Stadium in northwestern Turkey on Friday evening.

Iceland had a 2-0 lead at halftime, thanks to goals from Johann Gudmundsson and Birkir Bjarnason.

Iceland scored another goal in the 49th minute from a corner kick to secure a 3-0 lead. Kari Arnason was the scorer.

Turkey, wh'ch once finished third at a Word Cup, will now miss its such fourth tournament in a row.

Here are the results of Friday evening at Group I:

Turkey - Iceland: 0-3

Croatia - Finland: 1-1

Kosovo - Ukraine: 0-2