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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)

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
   2019 Did not Qualify
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

2021 UEFA Under-21 Championship qualificationEdit

Group 2Edit

StandingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification            
1   Georgia 1 1 0 0 4 0 +4 3 Final tournament 4–0 4 Sep '20 26 Mar '20 9 Oct '20 13 Oct '20
2   Liechtenstein 2 1 0 1 1 4 −3 3 Final tournament if best runners-up
(Play-offs otherwise)
8 Sep '20 26 Mar '20 9 Oct '19 10 Sep '19 1–0
3   France 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 Nov '19 8 Oct '20 12 Oct '20 30 Mar '20 10 Oct '19
4   Slovakia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 Nov '19 31 Mar '20 15 Oct '19 8 Sep '20 8 Oct '20
5    Switzerland 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11 Oct '19 13 Oct '20 19 Nov '19 4 Sep '20 26 Mar '20
6   Azerbaijan 1 0 0 1 0 1 −1 0 10 Sep '19 14 Nov '19 7 Sep '20 6 Sep '19 15 Oct '19
Updated to match(es) played on 6 June 2019. Source: UEFA
Rules for classification: Qualification tiebreakers

Current squadEdit

The following players were called up for the 2021 [[2021 UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification |UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualification]] against Azerbaijan .

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
1GK Martin Vantruba (1998-02-07) February 7, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Pohronie
1GK Frederik Valach (1999-03-11) March 11, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Petržalka
1GK Dávid Šípoš (1998-08-14) August 14, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Nitra

2DF Martin Šulek (1998-01-15) January 15, 1998 (age 21) 5 0   AS Trenčín
2DF Kristián Vallo (1998-06-02) June 2, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Žilina
2DF Matej Oravec (1998-03-30) March 30, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Dunajská Streda
2DF Martin Bednár (1999-04-22) April 22, 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Dunajská Streda
2DF Branislav Sluka (1999-01-22) January 22, 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Žilina
2DF Dominik Špiriak (1999-03-22) March 22, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Ergotelis F.C.
2DF Adam Kopas (1999-08-16) August 16, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Žilina
2DF Alexander Mojžiš (1999-01-02) January 2, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Ružomberok
2DF Ivan Mesík (2001-06-01) June 1, 2001 (age 18) 0 0   Spartak Trnava

3MF Christián Herc (1998-09-30) September 30, 1998 (age 20) 6 0   Viktoria Plzeň
3MF Michal Tomič (1999-03-30) March 30, 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Žilina
3MF Peter Kolesár (1998-07-09) July 9, 1998 (age 21) 1 0   Michalovce
3MF Ján Bernát (2001-01-10) January 10, 2001 (age 18) 1 0   Žilina
3MF Martin Kovaľ (1999-01-10) January 10, 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Zlaté Moravce
3MF Martin Adamec (1998-08-14) August 14, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Odra Opole
3MF Adam Brenkus (1999-01-08) January 8, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Ružomberok
3MF Jakub Švec (2000-07-23) July 23, 2000 (age 19) 0 0   Zlaté Moravce

4FW Ľubomír Tupta (1998-03-27) March 27, 1998 (age 21) 4 1   Hellas Verona
4FW Ladislav Almási (1999-03-06) March 6, 1999 (age 20) 1 0   Petržalka
4FW David Strelec (2001-04-04) April 4, 2001 (age 18) 1 0   Slovan

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
3MF Denis Baumgartner (1998-02-02) February 2, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Senica
3MF Peter Pokorny (2001-08-08) August 8, 2001 (age 18) 0 0   FC Liefering
3MF Jozef Špyrka (1999-05-30) May 30, 1999 (age 20) 0 0   Podbrezová
3MF Martin Gamboš (1998-01-23) January 23, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   Spartak Trnava
3MF Milan Kvocera (1998-01-01) January 1, 1998 (age 21) 0 0   AS Trenčín
4FW Róbert Boženík (1999-11-18) November 18, 1999 (age 19) 1 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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  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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