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Czech Republic
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Final
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Canada
CAN
Friday, November 15, 201311:00 AM
Andruv StadionFriendlySportsnet OneAttendance:

Match Summary

GOALS AND ASSISTS

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TimeClubPlayerAssisted By
 81'CZETomas Horava
  • Borek Dockal
  • Matej Vydra
 3'CZEOndrej Celustka
  • Ladislav Krejci
DISCIPLINARY

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SUBSTITUTIONS

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 87'CZE
Frantisek Rajtoral (D)
Borek Dockal (M)
 82'CAN
Caleb Clarke (F)
Dwayne De Rosario (F)
 75'CZE
Josef Sural (F)
Vaclav Kadlec (F)
 73'CAN
Nana Attakora (D)
Tosaint Antony Ricketts (M)
 73'CAN
Kyle Bekker (M)
Pacheco (M)
 62'CAN
Ashtone Morgan (D)
Marcel de Jong (D)
 61'CAN
Russell Teibert (M)
Jonathan Osorio (M)
 57'CZE
Tomas Horava (M)
Ladislav Krejci (M)
 HTCZE
Matej Vydra (F)
Libor Kozák (F)
 HTCZE
Petr Jiracek (M)
Ondrej Vanek (M)
 HTCZE
Ondrej Mazuch (D)
Tomas Sivok (D)
 24'CAN
Kyle Porter (M)
Simeon Jackson (M)

Starting Formations

1Cech2Gebre Selassie6Sivok4Suchy5Celustka11Dockal17Hübschman8Vanek7Krejci14Kadlec9KozákM31816221910121Hirschfeld2Ledgerwood15Henry4Hainault17de Jong5Straith9Ricketts6Pacheco16Osorio10Jackson14De RosarioM7122223111921313208R

Lineups

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Czech Republic
1GPetr Cech
2DTheodor Gebre Selassie
6DTomas Sivok
4DMarek Suchy
5DOndrej Celustka
11MBorek Dockal
17MTomás Hübschman
8MOndrej Vanek
7MLadislav Krejci
14FVaclav Kadlec
9FLibor Kozák
Canada
1GLars Hirschfeld
2DNikolas Ledgerwood
15DDoneil Henry
4DAndré Hainault
17DMarcel de Jong
5MAdam Straith
9MTosaint Antony Ricketts
6MPacheco
16MJonathan Osorio
10MSimeon Jackson
14FDwayne De Rosario
Bench
3Ondrej Mazuch
18Frantisek Rajtoral
16Tomás Vaclik
22Josef Sural
19Petr Jiracek
10Tomas Horava
12Matej Vydra
 
7Terry Dunfield
12Nana Attakora
22Kyriakos Stamatopoulos
23Issey Nakajima-Farran
11Russell Teibert
19Kyle Porter
21Stefan Cebara
3Ashtone Morgan
13Caleb Clarke
20Karl Ouimette
8Kyle Bekker
Managers
  Josef Pesice
 
  Benito Floro
OFFICIALS

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RefereeBryn Markham-Jones  
Friday, November 15, 2013
11:00 AM
Andruv Stadion
Sportsnet One

No goals. No wins. Nothing seems to be going right for the Canadian national team these days.
 
Despite creating a number of quality scoring chances, including earning a penalty kick that went unconverted, against the Czech Republic on Friday in Olomouc, Les Rouges had to settle for yet another shutout loss in a 2-0 setback in an international friendly.
 
For those still counting, that’s nine straight games – 842 total minutes – of goalless play for Canada. And still, not a single victory in 12 games this year.

Dwayne De Rosario came closest to breaking Canada’s agonizing streak after earning a penalty kick in the first half, but their misery was prolonged when goalkeeper Petr Cech dove to his right to turn aside his effort.
 
De Rosario, whose option was declined by D.C. United last month, was one of four players without a club to take part in Canada’s latest training camp. But the 35-year-old was the only one to see the field against the Czechs, as head coach Benito Floro chose to trot out what he deemed his first-choice lineup.
 
Much like in their last friendly against Australia on Oct. 15 – in which they conceded in the first minute – Canada were on the back foot from the start against the Czechs, though Ondrej Celustka kindly waited until the third minute to put the home side in front.
 
But as they did against Australia, Canada responded well in the early going, generating a number of scoring opportunities, including De Rosario’s penalty and an earlier chance by Tosaint Ricketts that was well saved by Cech.
 
And then, like in the Australia friendly, the second half was dominated by a carousel of substitutions while Canada’s opponent gradually gained strength before increasing their advantage. Tomas Horava made it 2-0 late in the second half, even as Canada continued to press for a long-awaited breakthrough.

With veterans such as Atiba Hutchinson and Julian de Guzman unavailable, Pedro Pacheco took on a large share of the midfield duties, though domestic products Jonathan Osorio, Russell Teibert and Kyle Bekker also patrolled the middle of the park. D.C. United’s Kyle Porter was forced into duty in the first half when Simeon Jackson departed with an injury.
 
Youngster Caleb Clarke earned his first cap for the senior national team when he entered the game for De Rosario, but didn’t have sufficient time or opportunity to end Canada’s string of scoring futility. Montreal Impact defender Karl Ouimette, also with the national team for the first time, did not enter the game.
 
Floro is likely to test Ouimette and the other youngsters in Canada’s next game, a friendly against Slovenia on Tuesday (noon ET, Sportsnet One).