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Patrick Schick scored two brilliant goals against Scotland (0-2) as the Czech Republic delighted football fans with a resounding victory on Monday. After a 23-year absence in an international tournament, the Scots missed their side.
For his return to an international tournament after a 23-year absence after the 1998 World Cup, Scottish missed his entry in Euro-2021, in Group D. At home, at Hampden Park Stadium in Glasgow, they lost, on Monday, June 14, 0 to 2 against one for the czech republic particularly inspired.
However, Steve Clark’s men had a good start to the meeting. It was the Scots who scored the first chance in the 5th minute of a powerful recovery from John McGuin, which was blocked by defender Tomas Kallas. Ten minutes later, it was Czech’s turn to scare away his opponents with a strike from Patrick Schick, which was chased away by goalkeeper David Marshall.
Schick. for a double
The “Tartan Army” players responded quickly with Lyndon Dykes taking a fine cross from Andrew Robertson in the 18th minute, but it missed the mark. Gradually, the Scots took a blow and came to dominate the Czechs more and more. They end up cracking just before the break. Three minutes before returning to the locker room, Patrick Schick opened the scoring with a brilliant header from six meters on a chiseled cross given by his teammate Vladimir Kaufal.
On fire, the Leverkusen striker started the second half on the same ground. He worried the Scottish goalkeeper from the 46th minute, but six minutes later Patrick Schick released a lob of over 45m which found the net. A gem that will certainly remain one of the goals of this Euro.
The Scots then try to take the mark, as does Lyndon Dykes who tries to take a head off the center, but without success (57th). In the 62nd minute, the Queens Park Rangers centre-forward came back into the attack with a ball six yards from his toe, but it was once again well driven away by the check keeper. Lyndon Dykes pushes through, but he still comes up against a great Tomas Vaclique who lowers his shot to the ground (66th).
In front of their supporters, the Tartan team showed a desire to change the game, but the Czechs remained until the last whistle. Patrick Schick also had an opportunity to take a hat-trick in the 81st minute with a low shot in the box, but his shot went to the Scottish goalkeeper. In stoppage time, teammate Michael Kramensik is also close to scoring Scotland with a good cross strike, but David Marshall is in a good position to deflect it.
Thanks to this success, the Czech Republic leads Group D, Ahead of England who beat Croatia (1-0) on Sunday.
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