Czech Republic play Spain in Round 2 of the 2022-23 UEFA Nations League group stage matches.
The match is scheduled to start at 6:45 p.m. GMT on Sunday, 5 June 2022. The match venue is Sinobo Stadium, Prague-Vršovice, Czech Republic.
Betting tips and match predictions for the Czech Republic vs Spain (June 5) game are available in this article. Next is a preview of the latest betting odds, key stats, team news, and projected starting lineups.
Czech Republic vs Spain latest odds on betting sites
The Czech Republic to win odds are priced at 4.20 (+320 American; 16/5 Fractional), the odds for a draw are priced at 3.75 (+275; 11/4), while Spain to win odds are priced at 1.66 (-150; 2/3).
The chances of these outcomes are as follows: Czech Republic — 22%, draw — 26%, Spain — 52%.
Latest betting odds on Czech Republic vs Spain (5 June 2022):
- Over 2.5 goals — 2.00 (+100; evens)
- Under 2.5 goals — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
- Asian handicap (+0.5. +1.0) on Czech Republic — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Asian handicap (-0.5. -1.0) on Spain — 1.95 (-105; 20/21)
- Both teams to score (Yes) — 1.91 (-110; 10/11)
- Both teams to score (No) — 1.80 (-125; 4/5)
Czech Republic vs Spain match preview and statistics
The Czech Republic have three wins, a draw, and a loss in their last five matches. Nároďák beat Switzerland 2-1 in Round 1 of the group stage matches.
Jam Kuchta gave Czech the lead in the 11th minute with a right footed shot from close range to the bottom left corner. Noah Okafor pulled one back in the 44th minute with a left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.
An own goal from Djibril Sow in the 58th minute put Czech back in front and won the game for them. Tomas Soucek had a good game, 4/7 long balls, 2/2 tackles, four clearances, three interceptions and five duels.
Team statistics: 38% possession, eight total shots, three big chances, three shots on target, 232 accurate passes, 69% pass accuracy, nine fouls committed, two offsides, three corners, and two yellow cards.
Czech Republic team news: Patrik Schick and Tomas Petrasek are unavailable due to injuries.
Spain were held to a draw against Portugal in their Round 1 match. They remain unbeaten with four wins and a draw in the last five matches.
Alvaro Morata gave La Roja the lead in the 25th minute of the first half. Gavi started the counterattack as he ran down the right and sent the ball to Pablo Sarabi on the other end. Sarabia squared the ball and Morata finished it calmly.
Ricardo Horta equalized in the 82nd minute of the second half with a volley over the goalie into the back of the net, assisted by Joao Cancelo with the cross.
Team statistics: 60% possession, 11 total shots, three big chances, two shots on target, 540 accurate passes, 87% pass accuracy, 15 fouls committed, one offside, five corners, and three yellow cards.
Spain team news: No player is injured or suspended for this match.
Czech Republic vs Spain H2H
Spain have won four of the last five matches played against the Czech Republic. They won 1-nil in the last meeting.
Czech Republic vs Spain lineups and key players
Czech Republic projected starting lineup:
- Tomas Vaclik
- Vaclav Jemelka
- Jakub Brabec
- David Zima
- Vladimir Coufal
- Tomas Soucek
- Michal Sadilek
- Jaroslav Zeleny
- Jakub Jankto
- Adam Hlozek
- Jan Kuchta
Jan Kuchta is the key player to watch out for. The centre forward did his primary duty as he scored a goal in their Round 1 game against Switzerland. He will lead the attack line against Spain if there are no changes. Kuchta should be able to get on the scoresheet.
Spain projected starting lineup:
- Unai Simon
- Cesar Azpilicueta
- Eric Garcia
- Pau Torres
- Jordi Alba
- Sergio Busquets
- Carlos Soler
- Pablo Sarabia
- Alvaro Morata
- Ferran Torres
Alvaro Morata is the key player to watch out for. He scored a goal in the Round 1 match against Portugal. The Striker has scored 26 goals in 53 games for the national team. Morata looks forward to finding the back of the net again in this match.
Czech Republic vs Spain predictions and betting tips
Spain are in very good form ahead of this match, with four wins and a draw in the last five matches. The Czech Republic are also good at the moment, with three wins out of the last five games. Czech were able to get a win in the opening match.
La Roja have an impressive h2h record against the Narodak, with four wins in their last five meetings. They won 1-0 in the last meeting. Predictions for this match are Spain to win, and under 2.5 goals. Spain generally have a good crop of players that can trump Czech players. Given their form and momentum, a win should be easy for them.
Luis Enrique’s team has not been high scoring in the past games, except in the friendly game against Iceland they scored 5, and the tallies have been one goal per game with clean sheets. In their last match, they could only score one but this game should be easy for them. Correct score prediction: 0-2.
Betting prediction: Asian handicap (-0.5. -1.0) on Spain
Odds: 1.95 (-105 American; 20/21 Fractional)
Betting prediction: Under 2.5 goals
Odds: 1.80 (-125 American; 4/5 Fractional)
Betting prediction: 0-2
Odds: 7.50 (+650 American; 13/2 Fractional)