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Good afternoon and welcome to stay protection of Georgia vs Czech Republic from Group F of Euro 2024. Both sides will contemplate themselves unfortunate to have misplaced their openers – Georgia, who have been yay near an equaliser towards Turkey in that Dortmund torrent, must be praised for being so ready to guess the home on it that they have been mugged on the break with their goalie up for a nook. The Czech Republic have been main towards Portugal in Leipzig till Robin Hranach put via his personal aim and Johnny on the Spot, Supersub Francisco Conceicao, pounced within the 92nd minute to spark Portuguese pandemonium and what seemed suspiciously like some Cristiano Ronaldo goading.

Given that Georgia needed to depend on the Nations League path to qualify for a shot through the play-offs after ending fourth in a bunch with Spain, Scotland, Norway and Cyprus, hope trumped expectation within the build-up. But these daring wing-backs, the superb Giorgi Chakvetadze and Napoli’s sensational Khvicha Kvaratskhelia carried sufficient menace to maintain buying and selling blows with Turkey all through.

Czech Republic, who completed second of their qualifying group behind Albania, having misplaced in Tirana, should not as thrilling to observe however have clever, raw-boned gamers, tactically adept and canny, plus the terrific Patrik Schick up entrance. They are primarily a defensive workforce as they confirmed towards Portugal, thwarting then breaking, and their supervisor, Ivan Hasek, feels solely tweaks are obligatory in Hamburg in the present day. “We showed that we have a big heart, cohesion, that we can be aggressive, sacrifice for each other,” he mentioned. “If we go into the next matches like this, we will be even more active and show a little – or rather a lot – more forward, we can be successful.”