Russia vs. Czech Republic: 6 Things We Learned

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Russia vs. Czech Republic: 6 Things We Learned
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The opening day of Euro 2012 certainly provided a great display of football for those doubting the credentials of this major international tournament.

In Group A, a strong looking Russian team entered the fray against a Czech Republic side that looked somewhat weaker in stature.

The form guide backed Russia all the way and they didn't disappoint—running out 4-1 winners over the disillusioned Czechs.

Following on from the impressive result, here are six things we learned.

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