Greece vs Czech Republic HT [Euro 2012 Review]. Until the first halt ended, Czech Republic led the first half game with score 2-0 against Greece in Group A Euro 2012 Poland-Ukraine match in Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw.
Czech Republic just needed less than three minutes after kick off to score goal. starting from Hubschman trough-pass, Petr Jiracek shot the ball which struck into Chalkias goalpost. Czech Republic led score 1-0 in 3’.
The score did not remain for a long time, Czech Republic just needed three minutes to double their goal. it was Vaclav Pilar who scored the goal. Rosicky sent a passing to Selassie in the right-wing, he received the ball and sent passing into penalty area. Pilar run to reach the ball, although he was pressured by two Greece defenders, he could kick the ball which struck into Greece goal post. The score changed 2-0 in 6’.
In 23, Greece goalkepeer, Chalkias, seemed that he got injury, and he was substituted by Sifakis.
Sifakis got his first test in the match in 29’ from Rosicky. Rosicky shot hard the ball, and the goalkeeper could guard his goal post well, he deflected the ball. The chance of Rosicky just resulted corner kick.
Greece could scored goal if Fotakis goal did not cancelled by the referee. Starting from Torosidis crossing, Fotakis heading struck into Cech goal post, but the referee cancelled his goal due to offside.
The first half ended with score 2-0 for Czech Republic.
Greece Line-up : Chalkias (Sifakis 23’) , Maniatis, Papadopoulos, Torosidis, Holebas; Karagounis, Fotakis, Katsouranis, Fortounis; Samaras, Salpingidis.
Substitution : Tzorvas, Sifakis, Tzavellas, Malezas, Makos, Ninis, Fetfatzidis, Liberopoulos, Mitroglou, Gekas, Pekhart, Lafata.
Coach : Fernando Santos
Czech Republic Line-up : Cech, Gebre Selassie, Kadlec, Sivok, Limbersky, Rosicky, Plasil, Pilar, Hubschman, Jiracek, Baros.
Substitution : Lastuvka, Drobny; Suchy, Hubník, Rajtoral, Rezek, Petrzela, Kolar, Darida; Necid, Pekhart, Lafata.
Coach : Michal Bilek
Referee : Stephane Lannoy (France)
Shots : 1 (1 on target) – 3 (0 on target)
Ball Possession (%) : 47 – 53
Yellow Card : Rosicky 27’, Torosidis 34’, Jiracek 36’