THE FIFTH worst group in Europe are only one win away from reserving a spot at Euro 2024.
Regardless of successful solely two of their seven qualification matches, a victory for Moldova tonight will verify their spot on the event in Germany subsequent summer time.
Moldova are presently fourth within the Group E qualification standings however victory towards Czech Republic tonight would launch them above the second positioned facet and make sure automated qualification.
They might be a part of group leaders Albania in Germany, who lead the group on 14 factors following a 3-0 win over the Czech Republic final day trip.
Group favourites Poland are already out of the working to qualify having performed all eight matches and solely gaining 11 factors.
They’re presently third within the standings however would fall under Moldova ought to the Tricolours win to safe a historic qualification.
Moldova are two factors behind opponent’s Czechia who presently sit on 12 factors in second.
Victory over the Czechs would see them qualify for the primary event of their historical past.
The minnows are presently ranked 157th within the Fifa world rankings.
Moldova have been handed an enormous enhance forward of their showdown with Czechia after three of the Czech’s first group gamers have been despatched residence from the squad in shame this weekend.
The gamers have been meant to be resting for tonight’s match however lower than 48 hours earlier than kick-off the trio have been reportedly out partying late into the night time.
Qualification would symbolize a large achievement for Moldova who solely performed their first skilled worldwide match in 1991 following the break up of the Soviet Union.
Apart from the 2008 Euro qualifiers, Moldova have completed final or second-bottom of their group in all qualifying campaigns they’ve entered thus far, relationship all the way in which again to the Euro 1996 qualifiers.