Spain takes the European lead by defeating the Czech Republic


Watch the goals of the Spain-Czech Republic match

The Spanish national team won a 2-0 victory over its Czech guest, on Sunday evening, in the fourth round of the group stage of the European Nations League, at the “La Rosalida” stadium.

Spain’s two goals were scored by: Carlos Soler in the 24th minute and Pablo Sarabia in the 75th minute.

With this victory, the Spanish national team raised its score to 8 points at the top of Group Two, while the balance of the Czech Republic froze at 4 points, in third place.

The match began with pressure for the hosts, as Alvaro Morata received a ball deep in the Czech penalty area, but goalkeeper Mandos caught it, in the 4th minute.

The first threat from the Czech team came in the 18th minute when Cerny hit a powerful shot, which was saved by Spain goalkeeper Unai Simon.

Simon also starred in a single save from Kocha, the Czech player, in the 19th minute.

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Carlos Soler scored the first goal for Spain, in the 24th minute, after Marco Asensio ran and crossed a cross, the first shot directly under the right of the Czech goalkeeper.

Soler missed the opportunity to add the second goal for Spain, in the 28th minute, before his colleague Dani Olmo fired a powerful ball, which was saved by the guests’ goalkeeper in the 37th minute.

At the start of the second half, Czech player Pesek went past Dani Carvajal and hit a shot that was caught by Unai Simon, in the 50th minute.

Marco Asensio passed a ball inside the penalty area to his colleague Ferran Torres, who failed to score against the Czech Republic, in the 62nd minute.

Pablo Sarabia scored the second goal for Spain, in the 75th minute, after receiving a cross from the right side through Ferran Torres, before putting it in the net.

The Spanish team continued to dominate the match until the final whistle, to collect the three points.

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