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Slovakia national under-21 football team

The Slovakia national under-21 football team, controlled by the Slovak Football Association, is Slovakia's national under 21 football team and is considered to be a feeder team for the Slovakia national football team.

Slovakia Under-21
Nickname(s)Repre[1]
Sokolíci (Little Falcons)[2]
AssociationSlovenský futbalový zväz
ConfederationUEFA (Europe)
Head coachAdrián Guľa
FIFA codeSVK
First colours
Second colours
First international
Slovakia Slovakia 0–3 France France
(Myjava, Slovakia; September 6, 1994)
Biggest win
Malta Malta 0–6 Slovakia Slovakia
(Valletta, Malta; March 30, 1997)
Latvia Latvia 0–6 Slovakia Slovakia
(Riga, Latvia; October 11, 2011)
Luxembourg Luxembourg 1–7 Slovakia Slovakia
(Ettelbruck, Luxembourg; June 11, 2013)
Slovakia Slovakia 6-0 Armenia Armenia
(Žiar nad Hronom, Slovakia; June 6, 2019)
Biggest defeat
4–0 defeats on three occasions
Records for competitive
matches only
UEFA U-21 Championship
Appearances2 (first in 2000)
Best resultFourth place (2000)

Contents

European Under-21 Championship recordEdit

Year Round Position GP W D L GF GA
  1996 Did not Qualify
  1998 Did not Qualify
  2000 Semi-Final 4th 4 2 1 1 5 3
  2002 Did not Qualify
  2004 Did not Qualify
  2006 Did not Qualify
  2007 Did not Qualify
  2009 Did not Qualify
  2011 Did not Qualify
  2013 Did not Qualify
  2015 Did not Qualify
  2017 Group Stage 5th 3 2 0 1 6 3
Total 2/12 7 4 1 2 11 6

Key: GP: Games played, W: Wins, D: Draws, L: Losses, GF: Goals for, GA: Goals against

2019 UEFA Under-21 Championship qualificationEdit

Group 2Edit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Spain 10 9 0 1 31 10 +21 27 Final tournament 1–2 5–1 1–0 3–0 3–1
2   Northern Ireland 10 6 2 2 15 11 +4 20 3–5 1–0 0–0 1–0 4–2
3   Slovakia 10 6 0 4 17 18 −1 18 1–4 1–0 0–2 4–1 2–0
4   Iceland 10 3 2 5 16 19 −3 11 2–7 0–1 2–3 2–3 5–2
5   Albania 10 1 4 5 9 17 −8 7 0–1 1–1 2–3 0–0 0–0
6   Estonia 10 0 2 8 11 24 −13 2 0–1 1–2 1–2 2–3 2–2
Source: UEFA

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification against Estonia and Northern Ireland.

Caps and goals updated as of 16 October 2018 after the match against Northern Ireland.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
12 1GK Marek Rodák (1996-12-13) December 13, 1996 (age 22) 9 1   Rotherham United
21 1GK Adam Jakubech (1997-01-02) January 2, 1997 (age 22) 2 0   Lille
1 1GK Dominik Greif (1997-04-06) April 6, 1997 (age 22) 1 0   Slovan Bratislava

19 2DF Denis Vavro (1996-04-10) April 10, 1996 (age 23) 12 1   Copenhagen
2DF Michal Sipľak (1996-02-02) February 2, 1996 (age 23) 10 2   Cracovia
2DF Dávid Hancko (1997-12-13) December 13, 1997 (age 21) 9 0   Fiorentina
2DF Martin Šulek (1998-01-15) January 15, 1998 (age 21) 5 0   AS Trenčín
2DF Andrej Kadlec (1996-02-02) February 2, 1996 (age 23) 4 0   Spartak Trnava
2DF Richard Križan (1997-09-23) September 23, 1997 (age 21) 1 0   Nitra
2DF Branislav Sluka (1999-01-22) January 22, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina
2DF Michal Jonec (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 22) 0 0   Ružomberok

3MF László Bénes (1997-09-09) September 9, 1997 (age 21) 11 2   Holstein Kiel
3MF Erik Jirka (1997-09-19) September 19, 1997 (age 21) 11 1   Red Star Belgrade
11 3MF Nikolas Špalek (1997-02-12) February 12, 1997 (age 22) 10 1   Brescia
20 3MF Miroslav Káčer (1996-02-02) February 2, 1996 (age 23) 10 0   Žilina
17 3MF Lukáš Haraslín (1996-05-26) May 26, 1996 (age 23) 9 3   Lechia Gdańsk
3MF Jakub Hromada (1996-05-25) May 25, 1996 (age 23) 7 0   Slavia Prague
3MF Filip Lesniak (1996-05-14) May 14, 1996 (age 23) 7 0   Aalborg
3MF Christián Herc (1998-09-30) September 30, 1998 (age 20) 6 0   DAC Dunajská Streda
3MF Milan Dimun (1996-09-19) September 19, 1996 (age 22) 3 1   Cracovia
3MF Roland Černák (1997-07-22) July 22, 1997 (age 21) 2 0   DAC Dunajská Streda
3MF Andrej Fábry (1997-03-01) March 1, 1997 (age 22) 4 0   Nitra
3MF Martin Košťál (1996-02-23) February 23, 1996 (age 23) 2 0   Wisła Kraków

9 4FW Tomáš Vestenický (1996-04-06) April 6, 1996 (age 23) 11 2   Nitra
4FW Samuel Mráz (1997-05-13) May 13, 1997 (age 22) 6 4   Empoli
4FW Filip Balaj (1997-08-22) August 22, 1997 (age 21) 6 0   Žilina
4FW Ľubomír Tupta (1998-03-27) March 27, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Hellas Verona
4FW Róbert Boženík (1999-11-18) November 18, 1999 (age 19) 1 0   Žilina

Recent call-upsEdit

The following players have also been called up to the Slovakia squad in the past 12 months and are still eligible to play.

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Martin Vantruba (1998-02-07) February 7, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Železiarne Podbrezová
2DF Juraj Chvátal (1996-07-13) July 13, 1996 (age 22) 5 0   Sigma Olomouc
2DF Šimon Kupec (1996-02-11) February 11, 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Katowice
2DF Atila Varga (1996-04-11) April 11, 1996 (age 23) 1 0   Arezzo
3MF Jozef Urblík (1996-08-22) August 22, 1996 (age 22) 4 0   Vysočina Jihlava
3MF Dalibor Takáč (1997-10-01) October 1, 1997 (age 21) 0 0   Ružomberok
3MF Jakub Grič (1996-07-05) July 5, 1996 (age 22) 0 0   Sandecja Nowy Sącz
3MF René Kotrík (1996-03-14) March 14, 1996 (age 23) 0 0   Nitra
16 4FW Róbert Polievka (1996-06-09) June 9, 1996 (age 23) 3 0   Žilina

Past squadsEdit

Recent resultsEdit

2018Edit

23.3.2018 17:20 Albania U21 - Slovakia U21 2:3

27.3.2018 17:20 Slovakia U21 - Albania U21 4:1

6.9.2018 18:13 Slovakia U21 - Italy U21 3:0

Managerial historyEdit

Other youth recordEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Prezývka slovenských reprezentantov? Suchá". aktualne.sk. Retrieved 10 June 2010.
  2. ^ "SLOVENSKÍ SOKOLI". futbalsfz.sk. Archived from the original on 9 August 2016. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  3. ^ Novým trénerom "dvadsaťjednotky" definitívne Pavel Hapal, Profutbal.sk, Retrieved 23. 12. 2014 (in Slovak)
  4. ^ https://profutbal.sk/clanok/226258-dvadsatjednotka-ma-noveho-trenera-vypocujte-si-jeho-prve-slova

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