Turkey vs Georgia LIVE: Euro 2024 score as Arda Guler scores following fan violence

‘We are ready for the fight’ Georgia coach Sagnol ahead of Euro debut against Turkey

Euro 2024 continues today with Turkey vs Georgia in Group F and fans were seen clashing in Dortmund during torrential rainfall in the area.

Supporters were forced to race for cover but the roof of the Westfalenstadion, home of Borussia Dortmund, was breached by the sheer volume of rain, soaking many fans after several heavy downpours inside the ground.

Vincenzo Montella’s Turkey come into the tournament in terrible form, having not won any of their last five outings. But they have a talented squad with players such as Real Madrid’s Arda Guler and Benfica’s Orkun Kokcu looking to put their stamp on this tournament and ensure a better performance than their bottom-placed finish at Euro 2020.

In contrast, Georgia are taking part in their first-ever international tournament after they beat Greece on penalties in the qualification play-offs. Since then they have played a confidence-building 3-1 win over Montenegro and, led by Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, will hope to cause an upset this evening.

Follow the team news, score and latest updates in our live blog below.

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Euro 2024: Turkey 2-1 Georgia

Kvaratskhelia delivers another inviting ball into the box but it’s headed away at the last moment, before Georgia concede the free-kick.

Georgia are keeping possession as we approach the final 10 minutes, and they try the clipped ball over the top but it’s cleared for the throw.

Turkey make two changes: Yusuf Yazici replaces Guler, while Merih Demiral comes on for Kaan Ayhan.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:38

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Euro 2024: Turkey 2-1 Georgia

Substitution for Georgia as Tsitaishvili and Chakvetadze come off for Lochoshvili and Davitashvili.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:33

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Euro 2024: Turkey 2-1 Georgia

CLOSE! Georgia hit the bar!

Brilliant play from the minnows as Kochorashvili collects the ball after a one-two on the edge of the box, flicks his touch up to avoid the challenge from the onrushing defender, and pokes an effort past Gunok but onto the crossbar!

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:31

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Euro 2024: Turkey 2-1 Georgia

CLOSE! Great play from Turkey again as they attack down the left, and it arrives at the feet of Kokcu, but he is slightly off-balance and can only send his effort wide.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:30

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GOAL! Turkey 2-1 Georgia

GOAL! Another goal of the tournament contender for Turkey, this one from Arda Guler!

Turkey pile on the pressure and they work it from left to right. It ends up near the right wing at the feet of Arda Guler, who’s found himself in plenty of space. He takes a couple of touches towards goal before curling a brilliant effort into the far corner from around 25 yards out.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:27

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Euro 2024: Turkey 1-1 Georgia

Kvaratskhelia exchanges passes with Tsitaishvili down the left and he gets it back on the cutback, but his half-cross, half-shot ends up drifting wide of goal, with no white shirt there to convert.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:22

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Euro 2024: Turkey 1-1 Georgia

Kokcu has the presence of mind to turn and start the counter from his own half, but it ends with yet another block in the Georgia box.

Turkey recycle possession, and after trying a couple of blocked shots from distance, Calhanoglu’s effort is deflected behind for a corner.

Guler gets a second attempt at the delivery, but it’s straight into the hands of Mamardashvili.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:20

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Euro 2024: Turkey 1-1 Georgia

Turkey think they have a shout for a penalty but the referee has awarded a free-kick just outside the box for a late challenge. Kverkvelia is booked.

Calhanoglu has the opportunity from around 25 yards, and it’s a lovely strike. It’s moving a lot as it approaches the goal, but Mamardashvili gets a hand to palm it away.

Georgia counter and it’s carried into the Turkey half, with Chakvetadze eventually winning a corner.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:17

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Euro 2024: Turkey 1-1 Georgia

A promising attack for Turkey ends with a miscued through ball, and the same happens again when Arda Guler has the chance to slip it in to Yildiz, who would have been one-on-one.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:13

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Euro 2024: Turkey 1-1 Georgia

Lovely from Georgia to play out from their own box, and within four passes it arrives to Kvaratskhelia on the edge of the Turkey box. He works it down the left, creates a yard of space for himself and cuts it back to Mikautadze, who takes a touch and hits it on the turn, but two Turkey shirts throw themselves in front to block it. That would’ve been another goal of the tournament contender.

Chris Wilson18 June 2024 18:11


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