Czech Republic vs Slovakia Betting Tips
The Czech Republic and Slovakia fight this Monday, November 19, for staying in League B, the Second Division of the League of Nations of Europe. As part of the sixth and final round of the group stage of the tournament’s opening edition, the national team will face Sinobo Stadium in Prague, Czech Republic. The start of the duel was scheduled for 5:45 pm (Brasília time).
The selections are in group 1, which has Ukraine, with nine points accumulated in four games accumulated, as champion. This will allow Ukrainians to play the League A, the First Division, of the next edition of the League of Nations of UEFA, which is scheduled for 2022.
Czechs and Slovaks have three points dividing second place. Whoever stays in last will be relegated to League C, the Third Division. That way, whoever wins on Monday will be able to avoid the fall. Draw benefit the home side, who take advantage of the direct confrontation, as they defeated Slovakia 2-1 in the first round.
In preparation for the match on Monday, the Czechs made friendly against Poland at the home of the rivals on Thursday, November 15. They managed to win by 1 to 0. The goal was scored by Jankto in the eight minutes of the second half.It was a good performance of the team led by Jaroslav Silhavy, who took command in the dispute of the League of Nations of Europe and tries to promote a renewal in the cast. The Czechs managed to keep their balance in the game even against a team that managed to qualify for the World Cup in Russia and with top technical quality athletes, especially in the offensive sector.
For the confrontation with the Slovaks, he has the following athletes available:
Goalkeepers: Tomas Koubek (Rennes, France), Jiri Pavlenk (Werder Bremen, Germany) and Tomas Vackli (Seville, Spain);
Defenders: Jakub Brabec (Caykur Rizespor, Turkey), Ondrej Celustka (Antalyaspor, Turkey), Theodor Gere Selassie (Werder Bremen, Germany), Pavel Kaderabek (Hoffenheim, Germany), Tomas Kalas (Bristol City, England) and Filip Novak (Trabzonspor , Turkey);
Vladimir Darida (Hertha Berlin, Germany), Borek Dockal (Philadelphia Union, USA), Jakub Kankto (Sampdoria, Italy), David Pavelka (Kasimpasa, Turkey), Tomas Soucek (Slavia Praha), Michal Travnik (Jablonec) and Matjej Vydra (Burnley, England);
Striker: Patrik Schick (Roma, Italy).
Under-expected performance in the League of Nations also sparked a switch of command in Slovakia. Coach Paval Hapal, who was in the under 21 national team, was promoted to main team and had a promising debut.
On Friday, November 16, at home, the Slovaks thrashed Ukraine, who were unbeaten nine times by 4 to 1, thereby maintaining hopes of avoiding relegation to the League C.
The victory began to be built just six minutes from the start with Rusnak’s attempt. Kucka, in the 26th minute, extended the score. In the final stage, the Ukrainians decreased to two minutes with Konoplyanka. However, Zrelak, in the seven minutes, and Mak, in the 16 minutes, secured the victory of Slovakia.
The scoreboard, however, may have been a bit misleading. Slovakia sent four shots in the direction of the Ukrainian goal and all ended in the networks. A spectacular – and unusual – 100% use. The rivals sent six balls on the target during the 90 minutes.
Despite this, the fact is that the team showed evolution. To seek victory in the Czech Republic, Hapal has at its disposal the following athletes:
Goalkeepers: Martin Dúbravka (Newcastle United), Matúš Kozáčik (FC Viktoria Plzen) and Marek Rodák (Rotherham United FC);
Defender Peter Pekarik (Hertha Berlin), Erik Sabo (Hapoel Beersheba), Martin Skrtel (Fenerbachce Istanbul), Milan Škriniar (Inter Milan), Denis Vavro (FC Copenhagen), Thomas Hubočan (Olympique Marseille) and David Hancko Socks: Stanislav Lobotka (Celta Vigo), Patrik Hrošovský (FC Viktoria Plzen), John Gregus (FC Copenhagen), Juraj Kucka (Trabzonspor), Matthew Bero (Vitesse), Marek Hamsik (Napoli), Ondrej Duda Rusnak (Real Salt Lake), Robert Mak (Zenit St. Petersburg), Vladimir Weiss (Al-Gharafa SC) and Miroslav Stoch (Slavia Praha);
Attackers: Adam Nemec (FC Paphos), Michal Duri W (Anorthosis Famagusta) and Adam Zreľák (1. FC Nürnberg).
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There were 11 encounters between Czechs and Slovaks after separation. The Czech Republic team took the best in six of them. Slovakia won three and draws were recorded in two of them.
The two selections undergo reformulation process and do not present great technical quality. So we should expect some turbulence in this walk. Acting at home and having the advantage in the draw, the prognosis in the victory of the Czech Republic against a Slovakia that will have to take bigger risks seems to be the most suitable for the duel.
Bet Tips: Czech Republic wins