Video: Turkey expose England defensive frailties with wonderfully worked goal

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Turkey wasted little time in getting back on level terms against England at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday with Hakan Calhanoglu applying the finishing touch to this great team move.

England had taken the lead through Harry Kane after just three minutes, but the visitors responded well and were soon on the front foot.

A series of defensive mistakes, starting from a throw-in, ultimately led to Fatih Terim’s men finding their equaliser, with Danny Rose caught out before Joe Hart arguably unnecessarily came flying out and was unable to prevent the cross from coming in.

Calhanoglu then kept his composure to bag his side’s equaliser, with Roy Hodgson likely to have been left disappointed with his side’s defending in the build-up.

With just under three weeks to go until Euro 2016 kicks off, the England boss will have seen plenty to be happy about in terms of his side’s attacking display in the opening 45 minutes, but he will want to see more concentration and focus defensively if they are to make a significant impression in France.

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