Petr Cech doubtful for Euro playoff against Montenegro

Updated: 10 November 2011 19:10 IST

The Czech Republic is hoping goalkeeper Petr Cech will recover in time for Friday's first leg of the European Championship playoff against Montenegro and help the team qualify for next year's tournament in Poland and Ukraine.

Prague:

The Czech Republic is hoping goalkeeper Petr Cech will recover in time for Friday's first leg of the European Championship playoff against Montenegro and help the team qualify for next year's tournament in Poland and Ukraine.

The 29-year-old Chelsea keeper, one of the mainstays of the Czech team, had his nose broken in Saturday's 1-0 win over Blackburn in the Premier League and was only able to join the Czech team on Wednesday.

Cech, who already wears a head guard, wore a nose protection mask made for him in Milan, Italy during a light training session.

He said his injury was still painful and it was still unclear if he would be able to play in the match at the Sparta Prague stadium.

Topics : Football Czech Republic Petr Cech Brian Montenegro Chelsea Fulham
Related Articles
Alvaro Morata Completes Chelsea Move, Targets Silverware
Alvaro Morata Completes Chelsea Move, Targets Silverware
Antonio Conte Signs New Two-Year Deal With Chelsea
Antonio Conte Signs New Two-Year Deal With Chelsea
Francesco Totti Confirms Retirement, Accepts Offer As Club Director At Roma
Francesco Totti Confirms Retirement, Accepts Offer As Club Director At Roma
Show Comments
Advertisement