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Team profile: Czech Republic

Published: Tuesday 1 November 2016, 15.23CET
Team profile: Czech Republic
Czech Republic celebrate ©Jan Tauber
Published: Tuesday 1 November 2016, 15.23CET

Team profile: Czech Republic

Czech Republic

Previous final tournaments: 6 (plus three as Czechoslovakia)
U21 best: winners – 2002
How they qualified: Group 1 winners
Top scorer in qualifying: Patrik Schick (10)
Did you know? Czech Republic hosted the 2015 finals and exited at the group stage.

Tournament record
2015: group stage
2013:
play-offs
2011: fourth place
2009: did not qualify
2007: group stage
2006: play-offs
2004: play-offs
2002: winners
2000: runners-up
1998: did not qualify
1996: quarter-finals
1994: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)
1992: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)
1990: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)
1988: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)
1986: did not qualify (as Czechoslovakia)
1984: did not qualify (as Czechoslovakia)
1982: did not qualify (as Czechoslovakia)
1980: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)
1978: quarter-finals (as Czechoslovakia)

Biggest wins

Final tournament
0-4: 
Serbia v Czech Republic, 20/06/15
Group stage, Letná Stadium, Prague

Qualifying
8-0:
Czech Republic v Andorra, 10/08/11
Qualifying group stage, Městský Stadium, Mlada Boleslav
0-8: San Marino v Czech Republic 09/06/09
Qualifying group stage, Olimpico, Serravalle
8-0: Czech Republic v Liechtenstein 11/09/07
Qualifying group stage, Horni Pocernice, Horni Pocernice
8-0: Czech Republic v Bulgaria 05/10/01
Qualifying group stage, Na Stínadlech, Teplice

Heaviest defeats

Final tournament
3-1:
Italy v Czech Republic, 17/06/07
Group stage, Gelredome, Arnhem
2-0: France v Czech Republic 16/05/02
Group stage, Les Charmilles, Geneva
0-2: Czech Republic v Spain 15/06/11
Group stage, Viborg Stadion, Viborg

Czechoslovakia were also beaten 3-0 by Italy in a 1994 quarter-final, before the competition became a final tournament

Qualifying
4-0:
Spain v Czech Republic 07/06/97
Qualifying group stage, Municipal El Plantío, Burgos

Last updated: 24/11/16 15.25CET

Related information

http://www.uefa.com/teamsandplayers/teams/teama/team=258837/profile/index.html#team+profile+czech+republic

Match log

HomeAway
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 10/10/2016 15:54 CET
4 September 2015 04 Sep - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Czech Republic4-1Malta
Referee: Rahim Hasanov (AZE) Stadium: Strelnice Stadion, Jablonec nad Nisou (CZE)
08/11/2016 16:30:18
8 September 2015 08 Sep - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Latvia1-1Czech Republic
Referee: Roi Reinshreiber (ISR) Stadium: Zemgales Olympic Centre, Jelgava (LVA)
08/11/2016 16:30:29
13 October 2015 13 Oct - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Czech Republic3-3Montenegro
Referee: John Beaton (SCO) Stadium: City Stadium, Uherske Hradiste (CZE)
08/11/2016 16:30:54
12 November 2015 12 Nov - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Czech Republic1-0Belgium
Referee: Ali Palabıyık (TUR) Stadium: Strelnice Stadion, Jablonec nad Nisou (CZE)
08/11/2016 16:31:08
16 November 2015 16 Nov - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Moldova1-3Czech Republic
Referee: Georgi Vadachkoria (GEO) Stadium: District Sport Complex, Orhei (MDA)
08/11/2016 16:31:18
25 March 2016 25 Mar - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Czech Republic2-1Latvia
Referee: Ádám Farkas (HUN) Stadium: City Stadium, Uherske Hradiste (CZE)
08/11/2016 16:31:38
29 March 2016 29 Mar - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Malta0-7Czech Republic
Referee: Sergei Lapochkin (RUS) Stadium: National Stadium, Ta' Qali (MLT)
12/01/2016 13:32:25
1 September 2016 01 Sep - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Montenegro0-3Czech Republic
Referee: Stephan Klossner (SUI) Stadium: Gradski Stadion Podgorica, Podgorica (MNE)
09/02/2016 09:09:09
6 September 2016 06 Sep - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Belgium2-1Czech Republic
Referee: Andreas Ekberg (SWE) Stadium: Den Dreef, Louvain (BEL)
09/08/2016 10:14:04
7 October 2016 07 Oct - Under-21, 2017 qualifying (Group 1)
Czech Republic4-1Moldova
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov (BUL) Stadium: Znojmo Stadium, Znojmo (CZE)
10/10/2016 14:53:24

General info

  • Currently playing : European Under-21 Championship 2015/2017

Trophy cabinet

Team record in UEFA competitions

  • Biggest win:
    10/08/2011, Czech Republic 8-0 Andorra, Mlada Boleslav
    09/06/2009, San Marino 0-8 Czech Republic, Serravalle
    11/09/2007, Czech Republic 8-0 Liechtenstein, Horni Pocernice
    05/10/2001, Czech Republic 8-0 Bulgaria, Teplice
  • Biggest defeat:
    07/06/1997, Spain 4-0 Czech Republic, Burgos
  • Appearances in UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 18
  • Player with most appearances: 29
    Jan Polák (CZE)
  • Top scorers: 15
    Tomáš Pekhart (CZE)