Czechs face Hungary in last friendly before World Cup qualifiers

The Czech Republic’s footballers take on Hungary on Wednesday night, in what will be their last warm-up game before key World Cup qualifiers against Armenia and Italy next month. Coach Michal Bílek is without stars Petr Čech and Tomáš Rosický for the game in Budapest. With six of 10 games played, the Czechs lie third in their qualification group for the World Cup in Brazil, one point behind second-placed Bulgaria.

Author: Ian Willoughby