Czech Republic's Petr Sevcik controls the ball during the international...

Czech Republic's Petr Sevcik controls the ball during the international friendly soccer match between Italy and Czech Republic in Bologna, Italy, Friday, June 4, 2021. Czech Republic coach Ivan Hasek named Wednesday Slavia Prague midfielder Petr Sevcik to replace injured Michal Sadilek in the Czech team for the European Championship. Credit: AP/Antonio Calanni

PRAGUE — Slavia Prague midfielder Petr Ševčík has replaced the injured Michal Sadílek for the Czech Republic ahead of the European Championship, the national team said Wednesday.

The 30-year-old Ševčík, who has played 15 international games, will join the team in time for Thursday's flight to Hamburg for the tournament in Germany.

Sadílek, who plays for Dutch club Twente, sustained a leg injury at the team’s training camp in Austria.

Ševčík and Sadílek were both on the Czech team that reached the quarterfinals at the previous Euros.

The Czechs open the tournament against Portugal on June 18. They will also face Georgia and Turkey in Group F.

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