Turkey had impressed until that point but, just seven minutes later, there was a traumatic moment for Bayindir and the Turkey defence, when Samet Akaydin misjudged Altay’s position and sent a back pass hurtling towards the net.

Bayindir rushed back to try and prevent the ball from edging over the line, but was agonisingly too late.

Despite plenty of effort in the German sun during the second half, the Turks could find no way back, and Bruno’s third – which stemmed from Ronaldo’s perfectly timed run – only added further pain.


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