Slavia players in national teams: Three celebrations

Seven Slavia players were called-up to the national teams. Czech Republic won their Nations League group, both Czech and Croatia U21 qualified for the EURO.

Czech Republic

David Zima, Lukáš Masopust, Tomáš Holeš, David Hovorka

Germany 1-0 Czech Republic
Leipzig, 11 November 2020

Tomáš Holeš started to the friendly against strong German side and played for 90 minutes. Both managers gave chance to those players who do not often play for the national teams. Waldschmidt scored the only goal of the game in 13th minute.

Czech Republic 1-0 Israel
UEFA Nations League
Plzeň, 15 November 2020

Lukáš Masopust played for 62 minutes, Hovorka missed the game because of a training injury and Holeš remained on the bench this time. Darida gave the Czechs early lead which proved decisive.

Czech Republic 2-0 Slovakia
UEFA Nations League
Plzeň, 18 November 2020

Masopust played opening 45 minutes of the federal derby against Slovakia. David Zima replaced injured David Hovorka in the squad with his first call-up to the Czech first team. Tomáš Souček scored in the opening half after a cross by another ex-Slavia midfielder Jankto, Ondrášek added second goal after the break. Thanks to Israel win over Scotland in the other game the Czechs won the group and could celebrate their promotion to the elite League A for 2022.

Czech Republic U21

Ondřej Lingr, David Zima, Jan Matoušek

Greece 0-2 Czech Republic
U21 EURO Qualifier
Athens, 13 November 2020

The Czech U21 needed a win to keep their chances for EURO qualification. Zima, Lingr and Matoušek (currently on loan to Liberec) all played in starting line-up. After a 2-0 win and the Scotland defeat to Greece the Czech national team qualified for U21 EURO from the first place in the group.

Croatia U21

Petar Musa

Scotland 2-2 Croatia
U21 EURO Qualifier
Edinburgh, 12 November 2020

Croatia 7-0 Lithuania
U21 Euro Qualifier
Pula, 17 November 2020

Petar Musa played for 22 minutes against Scotland. In Lithuania, our striker started from the beginning and scored two goals during 90 minutes on the pitch. Croatia finished second in the group behind the Czech Republic and qualified for the final tournament too.


Win at Karviná in the MOL Cup round of 16

Slavia defeated Karviná thanks to goals by Olayinka and Lingr to go through to the MOL Cup quarter-finals.

Great start and a win in Zlín

Ondřej Lingr scored two goals as Slavia beat Zlín 4-0.

Matěj Jurásek scored two as Slavia beat Baník

Matěj Jurásek was the match winner against Baník scoring two goals in the second half after coming from the bench.

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