Turkey Vs. Croatia Live, Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs: Vedran Corluka Makes It 3 For Croatia

Well, that's game over. Game overer, at any rate - Croatia are now up 3-0 on aggregate, and if this score stands Turkey are going to have to win by 4-1 in Zagreb to advance to the group stages of the Euro 2012 finals, which is... not happening, based on their performance in this game. Once again, it's the defending which lets the hosts down. Vedran Corluka's run from a simple free kick is completely untracked, and the Tottenham Hotspur benchwarmer makes no mistake from a free header five yards out.

Turkey respond with their two best chances of the match, with Stipe Pletikosa in serious danger of conceding with the ball twice ricocheting around his six yard box within the span of about two minutes, but in both instances possession fell to a blue shirt, and Croatia were able to clear. Either of those opportunities could easily have been goals - but that's the way Turkey's evening has been going so far.

We'll have live coverage of this match and all of the Euro 2012 Qualifying playoffs action in our Euro 2012 Qualifying playoffs, first legs StoryStream. For more on the entire world of football, check out SB Nation Soccer.

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