Turkey's Belözoğlu to miss France match after injury

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Turkish veteran midfielder Emre Belözoğlu will not be able to play against France due to his rib injury.

Belözoğlu will miss a crucial match against France in the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers after suffering a broken rib, according to the Turkish Football Federation's statement on Saturday.

Turkey will take on France at the Stade de France in Group H match on Monday.

The 39-year-old is a vital player for Fenerbahçe and Turkish national team. He produced one goal and one assist in six matches for his club this season.

Following Friday's win against Albania 1-0, Turkey remain on top in Group H with 18 points.

Turkey are followed by France as they earned 18 points after 7 matches.

Iceland came in third with 12 points in standings.

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