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England National Football Team Match No. 754

England 2 Czech Republic 0 [0-0]

Saturday, 18 November 1998

Czech Republic Pre-Match

Match Summary and Report Team Records England Pre-Match Czech Republic Pre-Match

 

Czech Republic Squad for the Match Against England November 1998
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Baranek, Miroslav 01-Nov-1973 25 M AC Sparta Praha 2 1
 Miroslav Baranek was called into the squad as a replacement for Pavel Nedved
Bejbl, Radek 29-Aug-1972 26 M Club Atlético de Madrid, Spain 35 3
Berger, Patrik 10-Nov-1973 25 M Liverpool FC, England 27 14
Kotůlek, Martin 11-Sep-1969 29 F SK Sigma Olomouc a.s. 6 0
Kouba, Petr 28-Jan-1969 29 G FK Viktoria Žižkov 25 0
Kozel, Lubos 16-Mar-1971 27 D SK Slavia Praha - -
Kuka, Pavel 19-Jul-1968 30 F 1. FC Nürnberg, Bayern, Germany 42 17
Látal, Radoslav 06-Jan-1970 28 M FC Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen-Schalke 04 e.V., Germany 38 1
Lokvenc, Vratislav 27-Sep-1973 25 F AC Sparta Praha 15 1
Player Birthdate Age Pos Club App G
Maier, Ladislav 04-Jan-1966 32 G Rapid Wien, Austria - -
Nedved, Pavel 30-Aug-1972 26 M SS Lazio, Italy - -
Pavel Nedved withdrew from the squad because of a knee injury, replaced by Miroslav Baranek
Němec, Jiří 15-May-1966 32 M FC Gelsenkirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen-Schalke 04 e.V., Germany 44 1
Novotný, Jiří 07-Apr-1970 28 D AC Sparta Praha 10 2
Poborský, Karel 30-Mar-1972 26 M Sport Lisboa e Benfica, Portugal 39 1
Řepka, Tomáš 02-Jan-1974 24 D ACF Fiorentina, Italy 24 0
Slončík, Radek 29-May-1973 25 M FC Baník Ostrava 13 0
Šmicer, Vladimir 24-May-1973 25 F Racing Club de Lens, France 31 15
Vonášek, Roman 08-Jul-1968 30 M KSC Lokeren Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium 6 0
Votava, Tomáš 21-Feb-1974 24 D AC Sparta Praha 5 0

These tallies are for the Czech Republic only.  It does not include appearances/goals for Czechoslovakia.
All information is complete to and including the match against Estonia on 14 October 1998.

Notes

The Czech Republic had several players unavailable for selection for their first meeting with  England, most notably their leading defender, Jan Suchoparek.  Czech hopes took a further blow when a knee injury forced midfield star Pavel Nedved to withdraw from the 18-man squad coach Jozef Chovanec named.  Czechoslovakia had never won at Wembley, but the successor nation’s team arrived on the crest of a 10-match unbeaten streak, nine of them coming under Chovanec, who was appointed after the failure to qualify for the World Cup 1998 finals from a difficult group that included Spain, Yugoslavia and Slovakia.

 

Czech Republic Results
No. Date Opposition Venue Type F A Result H.T.
39 20-Aug-1997 Faroe Islands Na Stinadlech Stadion, Teplice WCP 2 0 HW [2-0]
40 24-Aug-1997 Slovakia Štadión Tehelné pole, Bratislava WCP 1 2 AL [1-1]
41 06-Sep-1997 Faroe Islands Svangaskard Stadium, Toftir WCP 2 0 AW [2-0]
42 24-Sep-1997 Malta The National Stadium, Ta'Qali WCP 1 0 AW [1-0]
43 11-Oct-1997 Slovakia Stadión Letná, Praha WCP 3 0 HW [0-0]
44 13-Dec-1997 South Africa King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Con 2 2 ND [2-1]
45 15-Dec-1997 Uruguay King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Con 1 2 NL [0-1]
46 17-Dec-1997 United Arab Emirates King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Con 6 1 NW [4-0]
47 19-Dec-1997 Brazil King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Con
SF
0 2 NL [0-0]
48 21-Dec-1997 Uruguay King Fahd Stadium, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Con
3/4
1 0 NW [0-0]
49 25-Mar-1998 Republic of Ireland Andruv Stadion, Olomouc F 2 1 HW [0-1]
50 22-Apr-1998 Slovenia Fazanerija Stadion, Murska Sobota F 3 1 AW [2-1]
51 21-May-1998 Paraguay Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium, Kobe City, Japan T/C 1 0 NW [1-0]
52 23-May-1998 Japan Yokohama International Sports Stadium, Yokohama City T/C 0 0 AD [0-0]
53 27-May-1998 South Korea Olympic Stadium, Seoul F 2 2 AD [2-0]
54 19-Aug-1998 Denmark Stadión Letná, Praha F 1 0 HW [1-0]
55 06-Sep-1998 Faroe Islands Svangaskard Stadium, Toftir ECP 1 0 AW [0-0]
56 10-Oct-1998 Bosnia & Herzegovnia Olimpijski Kosevo Stadium, Sarajevo ECP 3 1 AW [1-0]
57 14-Oct-1998 Estonia Na Stinadlech Stadion, Teplice ECP 4 1 HW [4-0]

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CG