Both sides had were involved in Nations League fixtures in September, with the Czechs suffering a 21 defeat to Switzerland, while the visitors secured a surprise win over Turkey with an identical scoreline.
Czech Republic will host Faroe Islands in a friendly match at the Andruv Stadion on Wednesday evening. Both sides haven’t qualified for the upcoming World Cup in Qatar, with the hosts losing the playoff to Sweden, while Faroe Islands managed to secure only a five-place finish from Group F. Meanwhile, both sides had were involved in Nations League fixtures in September, with the Czechs suffering a 21 defeat to Switzerland, while the visitors secured a surprise win over Turkey with an identical scoreline.
👨🏻🦱🇨🇿 The national team moved from Prague to Olomouc on Tuesday and the pre-match training session took place at Andrův Stadion ahead of Wednesday’s friendly match against Faroe Islands 🇫🇴📸 pic.twitter.com/wmaEQGWRGe
— Czech Football National Team (@ceskarepre_eng) November 15, 2022
Czech Republic collected 14 points from their 8 World Cup qualifying games to finish at the third spot in Group E, just one point behind second-placed Wales. Jaroslav Silhavy’s side will also participate in one more friendly against Turkey on Saturday, before heading into their EURO 2024 qualifiers in March. For the EURO24 qualifiers,the Locomotives are drawn in Group E alongside Albania, Faroe Islands, Moldova and Poland. Czech Republic’s record in the European championship is impressive, having taken part in each of the last seven finals, therefore it would certainly be a surprise if they were not present at the finals of the competition in two years.
Faroe Islands, on the other hand, picked up eight points from their six Nations League games to secure third spot in League C Group 1. After the game against the Czechs, Hakan Ericson’s side will participate in one more friendly match against Kosovo on Saturday. The National Team have also failed to qualify for the World Cup and their next competitive action will be the EURO24 qualifier against Moldova late in March.Faroe Islands and the Czechs are in the same group, but the National Team will once again be huge underdogs, having never qualified for the the finals of a major event.
Czech Republic probable starting lineup: Panlenka, Coufal, Brablec, Mateju, Zima, Barak, Zmrhal, Soucek, Cerny, Schick, Hlozek,
Faroe Islands probable starting lineup: Nielsen, Davidsen, Nattestad, Johansen, Askham, Hansen, Vatnhamar, Joensen, Andreasen, Edmundsson, Olsen
The international friendly match between Czech Republic and Faroe Islands will take place at Andruv Stadion on Wednesday at 9:30 pm IST.
|Czech Republic vs Faroe Islands||Key details|
|Kickoff time in Czech Republic||5:00 pm|
|Kickoff time in Faroe Islands||4:00 pm|
For the Football fans in Czech Republic, live telecast of the match will be available on CT Sport. Meanwhile, those in Faroe Islands can catch the live action via KvF