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Mali bounce back to defeat Turkey 3-0

DNMUM398320 | 10/10/2017 | Author : G Krishnan | WC :386

Mumbai: Turkey may have had a greater share of the ball possession - 53 per cent - in their second Group B match against Mali here on Monday. But it was the African champions who walked away with three full points following their 3-0 drubbing of the European qualifiers at the DY Patil Stadium.
Mali came back strongly in the competition after their shock 2-3 defeat at the hands of Paraguay on the opening day on Friday to open their account in the points table.
The 2015 runners-up were expected to win against Turkey, their first head-to-head in this competition. They ought to have scored more than just the three goals in reply to nothing as there were umpteen missed chances in either half, more so in the first.
Mali had more scoring
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