Thursday 1 September 2016 ( Artsakank Cyprus ) The Cyprus National under 21 football team defeated Turkey 0-1 in an away match played in the Turkish capital, Ankara.

The golden goal was scored by Phanos Katellaris. The Cypriot side had several chances to score again in the 65th and in the finals seconds of the game, through Vasilis Papafotis and Minas Antoniou.

Soon after the final whistle and after the provocations of the Turkish team, fighting broke out between the two sides.

The referee informed both teams that he sent off a total of six players (three from each side).

The win by the Cypriot side over Turkey was for the 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championships.

Cyprus play Slovakia on Monday.

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