After a resounding 4-1 demolition at the hands of Russia in their opening game of Euro 2012, positivity remains high in the Czech Republic camp as they head into a crucial Group A fixture against Greece on Tuesday.
So far in the Euros the Czech Republic aren't having the best time.
Russia tore apart their defense to win 4-1 and go top of Group A, making it vital for the Czechs to beat Greece on Tuesday.
Captain Tomas Rosicky says the team is ready to fight for survival.
SOUNDBITE (Czech): Michal Bilek, Czech Republic Coach
"Right now we are in a similar situation as to the one we were in two years ago when we lost to Lithuania in a qualifying match. We will manage our problems again in the same way. There are still six points available to us and, of course, we want to get past the group stage."
After Greece, the Czechs face Poland in their final group stage match.
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The Top 3 Teams of Previous Tournaments
|2008||Spain||Germany||Russia / Turkey|
|2004||Greece||Portugal||Netherlands / Czech Republic|
|2000||France||Italy||Netherlands / Portugal|
|1996||Germany||Czech Republic||France / England|
|1992||Denmark||Germany||Netherlands / Sweden|
|1988||Netherlands||Soviet Union||Italy / West Germany|
|1984||France||Spain||Denmark / Portugal|
|1972||West Germany||Soviet Union||Belgium|