>> Czech volleyball players – illustrative photo.
Skopje – With a balance of one win and two defeats, the Czech volleyball players will start today at the European Championship in Skopje from 20:00 against Montenegro. After three matches, both teams have the same three points and a set ratio of 3:7. The Czechs are in fourth place in the group C table, Montenegro is fifth ahead of Denmark, who were the only ones defeated by Jiří Novák's men.
The Czech national team lost 0:3 to the best team in the world rankings, Poland, and after a 3:1 win over the Danes, they were not even enough to beat the Dutch favourites. They will close the group on Wednesday against the host North Macedonia. So far, the Poles are sovereign in the “céček”.
The Czech national team at the European Championship defends its participation in the quarter-finals the year before last.