Cancelo and Guedes send Portugal to victory over Czechs
Czech Republic

Cancelo and Guedes send Portugal to victory over Czechs

Lisbon (AFP) – Portugal scored twice in five minutes to beat the Czech Republic on Thursday and open up a two-point lead at the top of Group A2 in the Nations League. Joao Cancelo and Goncalo Guedes were on target in the 33rd and 38th minutes in Lisbon as Portugal continued their strong start in […]

Czech Republic

/ 233 days ago

Cancelo and Guedes send Portugal to victory over Czechs

Lisbon (AFP) – Portugal scored twice in five minutes to beat the Czech Republic on Thursday and open up a two-point lead at the top of Group A2 in the Nations League. Joao Cancelo and Goncalo Guedes were on target in the 33rd and 38th minutes in Lisbon as Portugal continued their strong start in […]
ByAFP

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 237 days ago

Ronaldo steers Portugal past Switzerland, Spain held in Prague

Paris (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo marshalled Portugal past Switzerland in the Nations League on Sunday as Gavi made history becoming Spain's youngest ever scorer. Ronaldo scored two goals in four first half minutes and had a third ruled offside by VAR as Portugal crushed Switzerland 4-0 in Lisbon. The Manchester United striker had set up […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 237 days ago

Spain held by Czechs as Gavi becomes youngest scorer

Prague (AFP) – Gavi became Spain's youngest scorer ever and Inigo Martinez headed home a late equaliser as Spain drew 2-2 with the Czech Republic in the Nations League in Prague on Sunday. Gavi scored with a low curling left-footer at the record age of 17 years and 304 days, levelling the first-half score at […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 574 days ago

Czech captain Darida ends international career

Prague (AFP) – Czech skipper Vladimir Darida has ended his international career after the Czech Republic bowed out of Euro 2020 at the hands of Denmark, the national team said Sunday. The 30-year-old Hertha Berlin midfielder, who has scored eight goals in 76 international games, led the Czechs in all three group stage games at […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 574 days ago

Denmark hold off Czech rally to keep Euro 2020 dream alive

Baku (AFP) – Denmark's fairytale run at Euro 2020 will continue into the semi-finals after they beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in Baku on Saturday to move into a last-four meeting with England or Ukraine at Wembley. First-half goals from Thomas Delaney and Kasper Dolberg were enough to see Kasper Hjulmand's men through despite a […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 575 days ago

Dolberg keeps place for free-scoring Danes against Czech Republic

Baku (AFP) – Kasper Dolberg was rewarded for his double against Wales a week ago by retaining his place in the Denmark side for Saturday's Euro 2020 quarter-final against the Czech Republic in Baku. Kasper Hjulmand named an unchanged side from the 4-0 thrashing of Wales in Amsterdam despite the return of RB Leipzig forward […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 576 days ago

Danish team spirit Czech's biggest enemy, says coach Silhavy

Baku (AFP) – Czech Republic coach Jaroslav Silhavy said Friday that Denmark's team spirit will be his team's main nemesis in their Euro 2020 quarter-final. The Czechs, who saw off the Netherlands in the last 16, face a Danish team on an emotional high from a turbulent campaign in Baku on Saturday evening. "The team, […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 576 days ago

Denmark dreaming of 1992 repeat but facing dangerous Czech side

Baku (AFP) – Denmark will be dreaming of following in the footsteps of the side who claimed a shock European title in 1992, but standing in their way of a semi-final place at Euro 2020 on Saturday are the Czech Republic, who have sent them packing before. The Danes were in danger of an early […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 579 days ago

Czechs frustrated by Baku trip for Denmark quarter-final

Prague (AFP) – The Czech Republic expect a tough Euro 2020 quarter-final against Denmark this weekend, but they are more concerned about the trip to Baku that will likely discourage many fans from attending the game. The Czechs got a taste of what post-Covid football may be like when they beat the Netherlands 2-0 in […]
ByAFP

Belgium

/ 580 days ago

Belgium knock out Ronaldo and Portugal, Czechs end Dutch Euro 2020 dreams

Paris (AFP) – Thorgan Hazard scored the only goal of the game as Belgium knocked the holders Portugal out of Euro 2020 on Sunday after the Czech Republic ended the dreams of a 10-man Netherlands side. Cristiano Ronaldo and his Portugal team-mates were hoping to defend the trophy they won in Paris five years ago […]
ByAFP

Czech Republic

/ 580 days ago

Czechs pick holes in Dutch defense at Euro 2020

Paris (AFP) – The Czech Republic ended the Euro 2020 dreams of a 10-man Netherlands side on Sunday before Cristiano Ronaldo and holders Portugal faced Belgium in a blockbuster last-16 tie. The Netherlands travelled to Budapest for their last-16 showdown with the Czechs full of optimism after impressing in the group stage, but they were […]
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