Czechs name reserve Covid squad designed for Scotland

The Czech Republic have constructed a 32-man reserve squad intended for Wednesday’s trip to face Scotland with Hampden – in case their normal squad is ruled out amid coronavirus problems.

The Czechs have taken 18 players to His home country of israel for Sunday’s Nations League sport.

Nine travelled upon Saturday while nine were required to wait until the day of the online game while fresh Covid-19 checks had been done after previous tests documented positive samples for three players plus 16 inconclusive results.

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Highlights of the Euro 2020 qualifying play-off match between Scotland and Israel.

The Czechs only have one particular forward in Israel, Burnley striker Matej Vydra.

These people travelled to Cyprus last week for any friendly without Viktoria Plzen trio Lukas Kalvach, Jan Kopic plus Zdenek Ondrasek after one of their own team-mates tested positive.

The Czechs have since dropped back-up goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar, Fenerbahce defender Filip Novak, Hellas Verona midfielder Antonin Barak, experienced Sparta Prague midfielder Borek Dockal great 18-year-old team-mate Adam Hlozek.

Lyndon Dykes celebrates scoring meant for Scotland vs Czech Republic

Image: Lyndon Dykes celebrates scoring for Scotland vs Czech Republic

A statement on the team’s official Twitter feed read: “The team will travel to Prague upon Monday morning from Israel. Just about all team members will have new COVID-19 check.

“We had to make the ‘reserve’ team IF we may not be allowed to play against Scotland using the ‘main’ team.

“The reserve team contains players through the Czech top tier. ”

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Former Manchester United plus Scotland midfielder Darren Fletcher thinks more and more Scottish players are having a good influence in the Premier League.

Scotland defeat a second-string Czech outfit 2-1 in Olomouc last month right after their opponents named an entirely brand new squad after being affected by a coronavirus outbreak ahead of their opening Countries League win over Slovakia.

Steve Clarke’s side host Slovak republic in Glasgow on Sunday, survive Sky Sports, before their midweek fixture against the Czech Republic.