Scotland vs Czech Republic Player Ratings
Scotland locked their horns with Czech Republic in their first ever European Championship appearance in 23 years. Scotland named a possible strong line-up without Kieran Tierney who was ruled out of the game due to a niggle. Scotland wanted to leave an impression as they are put alongside England and Croatia in Group D. The same was the case with Czech Republic.
Czech Republic started off the game with a great tempo sending waves of attacks. However, Scotland were able to repel the attack. In a brief period of 10 minutes, Scotland were able to launch the attack. Czech Republic found the back of the net in the 42nd minute when Peter Schick glanced a header into the back of the net. Czech Republic went with a one goal lead at the half-time.
In the second half, Scotland tried to equalise but in return they conceded the goal that was Puskas worthy. Peter Schick scored the goal almost from the half-line doubling the lead. Scotland tried relentlessly and came close to score the first goal in the 80th minute. However, Czech Republic held onto the lead taking all three points home.
Here are player ratings for Scotland vs Czech Republic the game.
Scotland vs Czech Republic Player Ratings: Scotland
Andy Robertson was one of the players who ran tirelessly during the first half. He not only defended but also created chances for Scotland.
Scotland vs Czech Republic Player Ratings: Czech Republic
The Premier League full-back was the key player behind the goal for Czech Republic’s first goal.
The central defender did not hesitate to put his body in line when Scotland tried to pull one back in the 82nd minute.
Tomas Soucek played an instrumental role in Czech Republic’s second goal
The player found the back of the net in the 42nd minute for Czech Republic, breaking the deadlock. Also, in the second half, the player scored the long-ranger, doubling the lead for Czech.
Scotland will face England on 18th June (19th June according to IST) whereas Czech Republic will face Croatia at Hampden Park on the same day.