Greeks with the defeat against the Czech Republic 1:2 retain minimal chances for passage in the second round. Squad of Michael Bilek broke the Greeks in the first six minutes of the match by scoring theim two goals, and by the end they managed to preserve the advantage.
However,Czech until the end of the match concede one goal at the opening of the second part,but 2 goals from the first half was enough for them to preserve three points on their account,and raise their chances infront the last round where they will play with the host,Poland.
Russia and Poland still have to play tonight,where Russia with another three points will secure their passage into the next round.If the Poles manage to surprise Russia and beat them,it will be interesting to watch the last round from the group A,where Poland and Czecz Republic will weight their strenght,and the winner will surely go into the next round.
3. minute, GOOOOL for the Czech Republic! Hubschman from the center sent a lovely ball forward to Jiracek,who from the top of penalty box next to Chalkias shot and brought an early lead for Czech!
6th minute, GOOOL for the Czech Republic! Selassie ran with the ball on the right side, crosses the ball into the middle to Pilar, who easily sent it into the net for 2:0!
53rd minute, GOOOL for Greece! Theofanis Gekas took advantage of the misunderstanding between Sivoka and Petr Cech and ball from a close range sent into the unguarded net for 1-2! This was the second shot to the Greeks on the goal in this game.
UEFA Euro 2012: Greece 1-2 Czech Republic Highlights
Gekas 53/Jiracek 3, Pilar 6
Greece(4-3-3): Chalkias (Sifakis 22), Maniatis, Papadopoulos, Torossidis, Holebas, Karagounis, Fotakis (Gekas 46), Katsouranis, Fortounis (Mitroglou 71), Samaras, Salpingidis
Czech Republic (4-2-3-1): Cech, Gebre Selassie, Kadlec, Sivok, Limberský, Rosický (Kolář 46/Rajtoral 90), Plasil, Pilař, Hübschman, Jiráček, Baros (Pekhart 46)