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Prague-Vrsovice [Czech Republic], Oct 12 (ANI): The Czech Republic shocked England 2-1 within the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifying match on Friday (native time) right here on the Sinobo Stadium.
With this win, the Czech Republic has moved stage on factors with England within the group. England had not misplaced both a World Cup or European Championship qualifier since 2009.
England was in a position to register an early objective. Skipper Harry Kane transformed the penalty within the fifth minute to present the Three Lions a 1-Zero lead.
Raheem Sterling’s run was ended by Lukas Masopust’s clumsy journey and because of this, England was awarded a penalty.
The Czech Republic didn’t have to attend a very long time for the equalising objective as Jakub Brabec netted the ball within the ninth minute, bringing the scoreline to 1-1.
Each groups saved on making attacking strikes within the first half, however they didn’t handle to register extra objectives and because of this, on the half-time mark, the scoreline remained 1-1.
Within the second half, England received an opportunity within the 57th minute to take the lead. however Sterling was denied by Czech Republic’s goalkeeper Tomas Vaclik.
Zdenek Ondrasek defied the chances and registered a objective for the Czech Republic within the 85th minute to present the facet a 2-1 lead.
England didn’t handle to attain extra objectives and because of this, they needed to undergo a loss.
Earlier than this match, England had an ideal report of their group.
Alternatively, with 4 wins from their final 5 qualifiers, the Czech Republic is in good condition to complete within the prime two. (ANI)