Euro 2012 Betting: Czech Republic v Russia - 10 Vital Stats


10. The Czech Republic and Russia have met twice in the European Championship finals before, with one draw and one Czech win. Czech Republic are available at 3.55 to beat Russia on Friday night.

9. Russia have won 3 of their last 4 Euro group games. Dick Advocaat’s side are favourites at 2.20 to beat the Czech Reupublic.

8. In 13 meetings between the sides, the Czech Republic have won two and Russia six. There have been 5 draws, and another draw can be backed at 3.20.

7. Russia are unbeaten in their last 14 games and beat Italy 3-0 in their last fixture. A repeat of that 3-0 winning scoreline for Advocaat’s side is available at 24.00.

6. The last time the sides met in the Euros was in 1996 when the meeting ended in a 3-3 draw. A repeat of that scoreline at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw is available at 110.0.

5. Milan Baros was the top scorer at Euro 2004, bagging 5 goals. The Czech striker can be backed at 4.00 to find the net on Friday night.

4. Russia only conceded 4 goals in the qualifying campaign for Euro 2012. Over 1.5 total goals at the Municipal Stadium is available at 1.44, with unders at 2.55.

3. Pavel Pogrebnyak scored 6 goals for Fulham on a loan spell from Stuttgart this season. The Russian striker has scored 8 goals in 32 caps, and is available at 6.50 to score the first goal against the Czech Republic.

2. The Czech Republic have not missed any of their 8 penalties at a European Championship, taking after Czechoslovakia, who scored all 14 of their penalties. Russia are available at 2.05 to commit the most fouls, whereas Czech Republic can be backed at 1.80 to do so.

1. Out of all the teams involved in the Euro 2012 qualifying campaign, the Czech Republic scored the most goals from defence; 6 of their 15 goals came from defenders. Centre-backs Tomas Sivok and Roman Hubnik are both available at 16.00 to find the net against Russia.