Can Slovakia Be More Than Just Also-Rans At Euro 2016?

Marek Hamsik

No one is really sure what to expect from Slovakia. Despite looking impressive in a recent 3-1 victory against world champions Germany in a friendly the nation are still certainly tournament underdogs.

 The Panenka looks at Slovakia’s chances, the stars of their squad and how the team might line up when they kick off their Euro 2016 campaign against Wales.

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Euro 2016 Team Preview: Slovakia


Euro 2016 is the first time Slovakia has qualified for the tournament as an independent nation after spitting from Czechoslovakia. It was a matter of fifth time lucky for a squad that contains reputable names such as Marek Hamsik of Napoli and Martin Skrtel of Liverpool.

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