Latvia managed to hold Czech Republic on draw in their 5th Euro qualifying game yesterday. That kept them at the second last position in Group A above Kazakhstan.
Czech Republic also remained no. 1 in the group despite getting only one point.
If somebody had offered a draw to Latvia at the start of the proceedings, they would have gladly taken it considering how they had been playing.
The draw was a surely a success from their point of view, but, the Czech would be gutted. They would feel they should have continued their winning streak against an out of form side.
Latvia had secured a couple of draws ahead of this fixture, but, they seemed to have no chance against the Czech.
It was not only because of the form, but, also because of the quality that the Czech had.
However, in Football, it’s not about the quality, it’s about performance and one will have to say that on that particular night, Latvia was on par with the Czech.
The Czech perhaps tried to play with a little more innovation. They were looking to win big. Latvia, on the other hand, was pretty happy waiting for the errors of the opposition. Continue reading “Latvia managed to hold Czech Republic on draw in their 5th Euro qualifying game”
A few weeks after having been appointed as the head coach of the Czech Republic national football team, PavelVrba outlined his plans and what he is hoping to do with the Czech team as he stated that one of his objectives is to progress past the group stages of 2016 Euro’s and so far things have been going as planned for PavelVrba as his team are located at the top of Group A after having been able to secure consecutive victories over Netherland, Turkey, Kazakhstan and Iceland.
4 matches have been played so far and 4 victories is the track record of PavelVrba with Czech Republic which is a perfect start and the Czech manager unveiled certain things that he has done with the national football team as Vrba said that he gave a chance for the players who are regular performer for their respective clubs to appear and represent their country at the international stage.
“I gave the opportunity to players nobody believed in because they play in the Czech league. Both Plzen and Sparta Prague have proved that they are able to play against the top teams in European competitions so I showed trust in players who play regularly either abroad or in the Czech league,” PavelVrba said. Continue reading “Pavel Vrba already Outlined his Plans”