By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) - 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
Here are the current standings at Group I as of 2100GMT: