Euro 2012 Analysis: Russia Blitz Czech Republic, What It All Means for Group "A"

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Euro 2012 Analysis: Russia Blitz Czech Republic, What It All Means for Group
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Russia have taken the initiative in Group A after the first day of Euro 2012 as they produced a fine attacking display to annihilate the Czech Republic and record a 4-1 victory.

Kicking off after the culmination of the tournament's opening match, between the other two sides in the group, both teams knew that they could take an early lead—and give themselves a big chance of qualifying for the knock out stages—if they managed to pick up three points in this fixture.

Here's the complete breakdown of the best and worst of the second game of Euro 2012, and what it means for Group A after one round of games.

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