Cech sets unwanted Euro record as Czech Republic crash out at group stage

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The Arsenal goalkeeper conceded twice as Czech Republic fell to a loss against Turkey, and it has set a new tournament record

Czech Republic have crashed out at the group stage, and Petr Cech exits the tournament with a record he doesn’t want.

Tuesday’s defeat to Turkey has left them bottom of Group D, having secured just a point against Croatia in their three group games.

But for Cech, the 2-0 defeat means that the Arsenal goalkeeper has conceded 21 goals in the European Championship - the most of any goalkeeper in the tournament’s history.

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The veteran first started letting them in at Euro 2004 – his debut in the tournament.

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