The Czech Republic have assembled a 32-man reserve squad for Wednesday’s journey to face Scotland at Hampden – in case their common squad is dominated out amid coronavirus issues.
The Czechs have taken 18 gamers to Israel for Sunday’s Nations League recreation.
Nine travelled on Saturday whereas 9 have been compelled to attend till the day of the sport whereas recent Covid-19 checks have been accomplished after earlier exams reported constructive samples for 3 gamers and 16 inconclusive outcomes.
The Czechs solely have one ahead in Israel, Burnley striker Matej Vydra.
They travelled to Cyprus final week for a pleasant with out Viktoria Plzen trio Lukas Kalvach, Jan Kopic and Zdenek Ondrasek after one in all their team-mates examined constructive.
The Czechs have since misplaced back-up goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar, Fenerbahce defender Filip Novak, Hellas Verona midfielder Antonin Barak, skilled Sparta Prague midfielder Borek Dockal and his 18-year-old team-mate Adam Hlozek.
A press release on the staff’s official Twitter feed learn: “The staff will journey to Prague on Monday morning from Israel. All staff members could have new COVID-19 take a look at.
“We needed to create the ‘reserve’ staff IF we’d not be allowed to play in opposition to Scotland with the ‘important’ staff.
“The reserve staff accommodates gamers from the Czech prime tier.”
Scotland beat a second-string Czech outfit 2-1 in Olomouc final month after their opponents named a completely new squad after being affected by a coronavirus outbreak forward of their opening Nations League win over Slovakia.
Steve Clarke’s facet host Slovakia in Glasgow on Sunday, reside on Sky Sports, earlier than their midweek fixture in opposition to the Czech Republic.