Czechs lose to Russia in play-offs for U21 European Championships

The Czech U21 national team drew 2:2 against Russia in Yekaterinburg on Tuesday, in the second leg of play-offs for the U21 European Championships 2013. However, they lost 2:0 in Friday’s first leg which means they were knocked out by Russia. The Czechs pushed for much of the game and came one goal away from advancing when in the 61st minute, Tomáš Wagner scored his second goal in the game, giving the visiting side a 2:1 lead. But the Russians managed to equalize in 83rd minute, setting the score at 2:2.

Author: Jan Richter