Turkey Know Drama

Last week’s top soccer moments

By Dan Stelly | Photo via Eurosport

Turkey needed to beat Iceland AND hope that Kazakhstan took care of business against Latvia in order to automatically qualify for Euro 2016. First, Selçuk İnan struck a gorgeous free kick in the game’s dying moments to hand Turkey a 1–0 victory. Then, Kazakhstan did the near-impossible by earning their first away win of the campaign. What a day. [Source: Streamable]


Mal Benning fired a sensational volley into the top corner as Mansfield Town rolled past Newport County. [Source: Mansfield Town FC]

Paul Aguilar struck the killer blow in a thrilling 3–2 CONCACAF Cup victory over the United States. [Source: Streamable]

Marco Verrati stroked an excellent, first-time pass for Éder to tuck home as Italy topped Azerbaijan. [Source: Streamable]

He’s still got it. Freddy Adu, now featuring for the NASL’s Tampa Bay Rowdies, pulled off a slick, scooped assist in a draw with the Ottawa Fury. [Source: NASL]