Head coach of Turkey's national football team Mircea Lucescu said he trusted his players and felt confident they could manage well, speaking at a press conference in Trabzon on Thursday, one day before their opening UEFA Nations League game against Russia.
«Demolishing a team is easy, but establishing a new one is not that easy. It is time-consuming,» Lucescu said. «We give more opportunity to... Еще our players to gain more experience as well as we pull them in to a higher level.»
UEFA's new tournament sees 55 European nations split into four leagues from A to D according to their UEFA ranking at the end of the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers. Within those four leagues, teams are again split into groups of three or four.
Turkey and Russia join Sweden in League B, Group 2. The winner will be promoted to League A while the bottom team will be relegated to League C.