Job done for Türkiye, who will be returning to League B for the next edition of the Nations League.
Stefan Kuntz’s side came into this international window five points clear at the top of Group C1, having won all four matches in June without conceding.
However, on Thursday night, the Crescent-Stars were given a far tougher test by Luxembourg in İstanbul.
The visitors led three times, but were pegged back after each goal and the points were ultimately shared.
Cengiz Ünder converting a penalty, but debutant İsmail Yüksek was the hero, equalising in the 88th minute at Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu.
This goal mathematically wrapped up first place for Türkiye but, despite having nothing to play for, they’ll want their unbeaten streak continue.
Faroe Islands, after an historic promotion in 2020, secured their League C status for another season in mid-week.
Jákup Biskopstø Andreasen’s opener in Vilnius helped his team hold Lithuania to a 1-1 draw.
Having drawn in Luxembourg City and beaten Lithuania in Tórshavn back in June, Håkan Ericson’s team are guaranteed to finish third, thereby remaining at this level.
This is a massive achievement for a country with a population of around 48,000; that’s the capacity of Valencia’s Mestalla.
In this clash at Tórsvøllur, can Faroe Islands claim a famous victory, or will Türkiye’s quality carry them to victory?