England beat Turkey 8-0 in a World Cup Qualifying match played in Istanbul on November 14.
ENGLAND IN WHITE SHIRTS V. TURKEY:
1. GVs Ray Wilkins takes corner; Bryan Robson heads goal (3 shots) 0.11
2. GVs Tony Woodcock takes pass and runs through to score (2 shots) 0.22
3. GVs Free kick from Ray Wilkins; Steve Williams' shot rebounds off post; Bryan Robson scores (2 shots) 0.36
4. SECOND HALF: GVs John Barnes scores from Robson cross 0.46
5. GVs Goalkeeper Peter Shilton kicks upfield; John Barnes scores (3 shots) 1.01
6. GVs Ray Wilkins passes to Bryan Robson who scores (2 shots) 1.10
7. GVs Viv Anderson crosses ball for unmarked Tony Woodcock to score (2 shots) 1.24
8. GVs John Barnes takes corner; Viv Anderson heads on goal (3 shots) 1.38
SPORT: SOCCEREUROVISION RECORDING
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Background: ISTANBUL, TURKEY
England beat Turkey 8-0 in a World Cup Qualifying match played in Istanbul on November 14. The team, inspired by a three-goal performance from captain Bryan Robson, moved to the top of their group with a maximum four points and an emphatic 13-0 goal difference. England opened the scoring after 13 minutes of constant pressure on the Turkish defence when Bryan Robson headed past goalkeeper Yasar Duran. Four minutes later, Tony Woodcock took advantage of a mistake by turkish midfield player Rasit Cetiner to score with a fine left foot shot. England made it 3-0 after 44 minutes when defender Steve Williams hit the post for Robson to score off the rebound. The second half continued in similar vein with England winger John Barnes adding the fourth and fifth goals in the 49th and 56th minutes respectively. Barnes' first goal came with a first-time shot from a Robson cross; his second cannoned into the net after a challenge from the goalkeeper. Robson scored his third and England's sixth when he ran on to a Ray Wilkins through ball and found the net with a low left-foot shot. Woodcock scored the seventh after a pass from defender Viv Anderson who finished off the route in the 86th minute with a header from John Barnes corner. It was England's greatest margin of victory for almost two years, since they beat Luxembourg 9-0 at Wembley in December, 1982, and their biggest away win since May, 1964 when they beat the United States 10-0 in New York.