Today, October 13, in the Slovak Trnava in the duel between the football of the League of Nations UEFA between opponents of the Ukrainian team Czech Republic defeated Slovakia and came in second place in the standings of group 1 League B.
The debut of Yaroslav Silovogo the post of coach of the Czech Republic was successful. In his second fight in the League of Nations, the Czechs got an away win against the Slovaks – 2:1, the official website of the FFU.
In the first half, the teams created only two dangerous moments, but the second half was much richer and resultions.
The Czechs took the lead after just seven minutes after the break. Michael Cronk came himself to himself with Martin Dubravka and without problems has understood with the goalkeeper – 1:0.
The hosts bounced back in 10 minutes. After a corner Adam Nemec struck his head, the Keeper reacted to it, but hit the ball in front of him. The first to him had the captain of Slovakia’s Marek Hamsik, who literally shot gate of the Czech team – 1:1. Further wards Kozak spent some more dangerous attacks and, it seemed, here-here had to achieve success. But on 73 minutes Jaroslav Silhavy proved his coaching instincts. Instead Crenca came Robert Chic. And this change proved decisive.
Three minutes after that, Bořek Dočkal delivered a cross into the penalty area. First he managed it Chic, who hit his head sent the ball under the right post. Dočkal has scored the second assist.
This goal proved decisive, as all attempts to equalize were in vain. The result – 2:1, very important victory in the Czech Republic.
Football. Men. The League of Nations. The group round. League V. Group 1
Slovakia – Czech Republic – 1:2 (0:0)
Slovakia: Dubravka Pekarík (Szabo, 46), Skrtel, Duda, German, Skrinjar, Hubocan (Gancka, 80) Hamsik, Kucka (Weiss, 54), Mac Lobotka.
Czech Republic: Vaclík, Kaderabek (Novak 63), Celustka, Gebre Selassie, Brabec, Zmrhal, Dočkal, Kronk (Schick, 73), Soucek, Otter (Ancho, 89), Pavelko.
Goals: Hamsik (62) – Kronk (52), Schick (76).
Warning: Skrtel (27), Hubocan (29), Skrinar (83) – Dočkal (22), Soucek (37), Gebre Selassie (75).
Standings after the first round
1. Ukraine– 2 2 0 0 3-1 6
2. Czech Republic– 2 1 0 1 3-3 3
3. Slovakia– 2 0 0 2 1-3 0
Recall that in the next match of our group on Tuesday, October 16, in Kharkov, the Ukrainian team will host the team of the Czech Republic (start at 21:45). In order to take first place, owners will settle for a draw.