Euro: Group D: Czech Republic vs. Croatia, 6/17/2016

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  1. Live in the Now

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    Czech Republic

    Goalkeepers: Petr Cech (Arsenal), Tomas Vaclik (Basel), Tomas Koubek (Sparta Prague)

    Defenders: Theodor Gebre Selassie (Werder Bremen), Pavel Kaderabek (Hoffenheim), David Limbersky (Viktoria Pilsen), Marek Suchy (Basel), Michal Kadlec (Sparta Prague), Tomas Sivok (Bursaspor), Roman Hubnik (Viktoria Pilsen), Daniel Pudil (Sheffield Wednesday)

    Midfielders: Borek Dockal (Sparta Prague), Jiri Skalak (Brighton), Vladimir Darida (Hertha Berlin), Daniel Kolar (Viktoria Pilsen), Ladislav Krejci (Sparta Prague), Josef Sural (Sparta Prague), David Pavelka (Kasimpasa), Jaroslav Plasil (Bordeaux), Tomas Rosicky (Arsenal)

    Forwards: Milan Skoda (Slavia Prague), Tomas Necid (Bursaspor), David Lafata (Sparta Prague)


    Croatia

    Goalkeepers: Danijel Subasic (Monaco), Lovre Kalinic (Hajduk Split), Ivan Vargic (Rijeka)

    Defenders: Vedran Corluka (Lokomotiv Moscow), Darijo Srna (Shakhtar Donetsk), Domagoj Vida (Dynamo Kiev), Sime Vrsaljko (Sassuolo), Gordon Schildenfeld (Dinamo Zagreb), Ivan Strinic (Napoli), Tin Jedvaj (Bayer Leverkusen)

    Midfielders: Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic (both Real Madrid), Ivan Rakitic (Barcelona), Marcelo Brozovic, Ivan Perisic (both Inter Milan), Milan Badelj (Fiorentina), Marko Rog, Ante Coric (both Dinamo Zagreb)

    Forwards: Mario Mandzukic (Juventus), Nikola Kalinic (Fiorentina), Marko Pjaca, Duje Cop (both Dinamo Zagreb), Andrej Kramaric (Hoffenheim)
     
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    Must-win for the Czech Republic if we want to have our fate in our own hands. Croatia paper favourites but we'll have to hope coaching and teamwork can win out. A draw would theoretically keep hope alive, but it would be dangerous, especially considering I can see Croatia giving Spain a real run for their money.
     
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    We must do what we did against Turkey and dominate the game. What should help is the fact that the Czech's can't sit pretty and just defend like they did against Spain. They'll need to show more ambition going forward, which should leave more space for PeriÅ¡ić and whoever plays on the right wing.
     
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    A small fraction of Torcida (Hajduk Split's fan base) wanted to infiltrate the stadium with the help from St Etienne fans and cause a disturbance in order to stop the game and get Croatia thrown out of the tournament.

    Their hatred for Mamić is such that they'd ruin this for everyone in Croatia in order to get to Mamić. Don't know if they are dumb beyond belief or just insane. In doing this, they pretty much put themselves on level footing with Mamić and his henchmen, putting their priorities and ideas ahead of everyone else. Maybe they should stop worrying about Mamić and clean up their own shop, and get rid of the cesspool of countless managers who are running Hajduk into the ground?

    Meanwhile, sane Croatian fans (which is 99.9%) are drinking and enjoying themselves along with the Czech supporters just like they were with the Turks a handful of days ago.
     
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    Haha Mamic. Biggest crook going around.
     
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    Unless Spain falters, this game will likely decide who finishes 2nd in the group and (almost assuredly) faces Italy in the knockouts.

    I'd say a draw favors the Czechs due to their remaining match being against Turkey versus the Croatia match against Spain
     
  8. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    And there we go!
     
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    Croatia lead 1-0.
     
  10. Ivan13

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    Total domination.
     
  11. Wee Baby Seamus

    Wee Baby Seamus Yo, Goober, where's the meat?

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    Clattenburg :facepalm:
     
  12. Ivan13

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    What a blithering moron that Clattenburg.
     
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    Looking at the technical ability of the Croats it's mind boggling to think that the two teams we saw this morning are in the same tournament.

    Sweden Italy was very very bad football.
     
  14. Bakayoko Ono

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    This isn't fair.
     
  15. Ivan13

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    Please let it be something minor.
     
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    This Croatia team looks good. Don't think Spain is guaranteed to win this group.
     
  17. Ivan13

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    They aren't. It depends on whose coach sets his team up better.
     
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    The second goal is big for them. Means Spain has to win by 2 later or else Croatia could just play for a draw in the match in a couple days to take 1st.
     
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    How is my boy Luka playing today?
     
  20. Ivan13

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    One chance one goal, meanwhile we're wasting them left and right.
     
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    So wasetful. Should've been 3 up.
     
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    Was playing great, subbed out injured.
     
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    Well that looks fun.
     

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