Slovakia’s Journey to Euro 2024: Proudly Heading to Germany

A Historic Day for Slovakian Football

Slovakia has excellently secured their spot in Euro 2024 after navigating through the qualifiers. Let’s take a look back at their journey to the biggest football festival in Europe.

Euro Participation History:

  • Participated 5 times, most recently in Euro 2020.
  • Best performance: Champions in 1976 (as Czechoslovakia).
  • Euro 2020: Group stage.
Slovakia xuất sắc vượt qua vòng loại Euro 2024

The Road to UEFA Euro 2024 for Slovakia

The journey of Slovakia to UEFA Euro 2024 showcases the team’s resilience and determination. They kicked off their qualifying campaign with a strong 2-0 victory against Bosnia and Herzegovina on March 26, 2023, marking a powerful start.

The fighting spirit continued as Pavel Hapal’s men secured consecutive wins against Iceland (2-1) and Liechtenstein (1-0). This explosive start helped them secure a strong position in Group J of the qualifiers.

On November 16, 2023, the Slovakian national team asserted their strength in the qualifiers with a 4-2 victory over Iceland in Bratislava – thanks to Lukas Haraslin’s outstanding performance with two goals.

This victory marked Slovakia’s qualification for Euro 2024, ensuring their third consecutive appearance in the finals, alongside giants like the host nation Germany, Austria, Belgium, England, France, Portugal, Scotland, Spain, and Turkey.

Notably, Slovakia finished second in qualifying Group J, with 22 points from 10 matches. They won 7, drew 1, and suffered only 2 defeats against a formidable Portugal.

Slovakia’s success in the qualifiers demonstrates their growing stature in European football. The team’s performance under Pavel Hapal’s guidance throughout the qualifiers reflected a blend of tactical discipline, individual excellence, and outstanding team spirit.

Slovakia’s Group E Fixtures:

  • June 18: Belgium vs Slovakia.
  • June 22: Slovakia vs Ukraine.
  • June 26: Slovakia vs Romania.

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