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Kozak names Slovakia Euro 2021 squad

Slovakia coach Jan Kozak has unveiled a 23-man squad for Euro 2021, with experienced attacker Robert Vittek failing to make the final roster.

The Slovaks impressed in the Euro 2021 qualifiers, with the team beating reigning champions Spain in the process and they certainly have big ambitions for the upcoming showpiece tournament in France.

Jan Kozak’s troops kick off their Euro 2021 campaign with a match against Wales on 11 June and they will be looking to build on the performance they produced in a 3-1 win over Germany at the weekend.

Coach Jan Kozak will count on all his star players for the 2016 European Championship finals, with the likes of Marek Hamsik, Martin Skrtel and Juraj Kucka all making the cut.

Robert Vittek had been earlier ruled out through injury, but Kozak opted against major changes to his standard group.

Lukas Tesak, Matus Bero, Erik Sabo and Adam Zrelak have been discarded from the provisional squad, meaning that they will not represent Slovakia at Euro 2021.

Slovakia Euro 2021 squad:

Goalkeepers: Matus Kozacik (Viktoria Plzen), Jan Mucha (Slovan Bratislava), Jan Novota (Rapid Vienna);

Defenders: Peter Pekarik (Hertha Berlin), Milan Skriniar (Sampdoria), Martin Skrtel (Liverpool), Norbert Gyomber (Roma), Jan Durica (Lokomotiv Moscow), Kornel Salata (Slovan Bratislava), Tomas Hubocan (Dynamo Moscow), Dusan Svento (FC Koln);

Midfielders: Viktor Pecovsky (MSK Zilina), Robert Mak (PAOK), Juraj Kucka (AC Milan), Patrik Hrosovsky (Viktoria Plzen), Jan Gregus (Jablonec), Marek Hamsik (Napoli), Ondrej Duda (Legia Warsaw), Miroslav Stoch (Bursaspor), Vladimir Weiss (Al Gharafa);

Forwards: Michal Duris (Viktoria Plzen), Adam Nemec (Willem II), Stanislav Sestak (Ferencvarosi TC).

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