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Croatia v Turkey odds and match preview

Croatia v Turkey odds and match preview On Friday is the start of the second Euro 2008 quarter-final game, the match between Croatia and Turkey, here you will find the latest odds and preview. Traditionally, we look at the betting odds on the Euro 2008 game Croatia v Turkey, found at the British online sportsbook Bet 365. At the bookie Croatia is a big favourite to win the quarter-final match with odds 1.83, while the odds on Turkey to continue to the semi-finals are long 4.75. The payout for a draw is 3.30. Additional 44 betting markets are available on the Croatia v Turkey game, including the goalscorer - Ivica Olic and Mladen Petric are both favourites with odds 2.75 for anytime goals, followed by Ivan Klasnic at 2.87 and Nikola Kalinic with odds 3.00. Visit Bet 365 for the full list of betting props and odds on the Euro 2008 quarterfinal game Croatia v Turkey.

 In the Croatian team, Dario Knezevic and Igor Budan are both out of the Euro 2008 Tournament with knee injuries, but Darijo Srna and Ivan Rakitic claim they are fit for play on Friday and will likely make the squad. "This could be my last match for Croatia, but let's hope it isn't as I have a feeling we can do much more here than just the quarter-finals," Croatia's captain, Niko Kovac, 36, said, announcing he will retire after the Euro 2008. Meanwhile at the Turkish squad, the goalkeeper and captain Volkan Demirel is suspended, after the red card during the game against Czech Republic and Rustu Recber will be his replacement against Croatia. Mehmet Aurelio is also banned, while defender Servet Cetin is nursing a knee injury. Emre Gungor and Gokhan Zan  also remain doubtful for the Euro 2008 quarter-final. "We have 15 footballers, two goalkeepers and we can make three substitutions. That is what we have," Turkey coach Fatih Terim was quoted.

 The second Euro 2008 quarter-final match Croatia v Turkey will start on Friday, June 20th at 18:45 local time (19:45BST) from  Ernst Happel Stadion, Vienna.

  Published on 06/19/2008

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