Scotland will be looking at a comfortable home victory against the Czech Republic in the opening game of the European championship.
Hampden Park will be hosting Scotland vs the Czech Republic amidst a crowd of nearly 20,000 people. England and Croatia will be the two sides battling for the top two spots, but do these two teams have what it takes to beat them? Let’s find out.
Scotland 1-0 Czech Republic
Scotland 0-2 Czech Republic
The start of this week will see Scotland playing at home to the Czech Republic. It will be Scotland’s first major international appearance after more than two decades. Interesting, isn’t it?
After a dramatic qualification to the group stages of Euro 2020, Clarke’s team will be aiming for a victory today.
Scotland enjoyed an excellent pre-season friendly tour after showing glimpses of perfection. Southampton’s Che Adams helped them cruise to a comfortable victory over Luxembourg with his first-half effort.
It will be an exciting match to watch, especially with star Premier League players featuring for the Scots.
The Czech Republic will be looking to go all guns blazing with the West Ham duo in their lineup, i.e., Vladimir Coufal and Tomáš Souček.
With three wins out of six, the Czech Republic will be entering the tournament with fresh legs and a win in their last game against Albania.
The real question is, would they be viewed as the weakest link to their success, or would they fall short at Hampden Park? We’ll find out in a few hours.
The two teams will be looking to line up like this in a close encounter:
Scotland: Marshall; Hendry, Hanley, Tierney; O’Donnell, McTominay, McGregor, McGinn, Robertson; Dykes, Adams
Czech Republic: Vaclik; Coufal, Celustka, Kalas, Boril; Soucek, Kral; Masopust, Darida, Jankto; Schick
Our experts find it difficult to separate both sides, but we know that it will be a close match.
Our prediction: Scotland 1-0 Czech Republic
We are predicting a hard-fought victory for the Scottish.
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