Czeck Republic beats Armenia in WC Qualifier

OLOMOUC–Jan Polak scored twice to lead the Czech Republic to a 4-1 win over Armenia in their World Cup Group One qualifier.

Polak shot the ball from 18 meters–taking a deflection off Armenia defender Sargis Hovsepyan before finding the net.

Polak struck five minutes later when his 25-meter drive hit midfielder Choren Dochoyan before scoring.

Aston Villa striker Milan Baros made it 3-0 when he swept home Jan Koller’s rebound in the 58th minute before Polak notched his second with 14 minutes left.

Arat Hakobian pulled a goal back for Armenia in the 85th minute.


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