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Iceland Beats Czech Republic 2-1 in Euro Qualifying Soccer

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Iceland Beats Czech Republic 2-1 in Euro Qualifying Soccer

A victorious Icelandic team walks off the field after beating the Czech Republic 2 -1.

Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored as Iceland completed a superb comeback to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 and go top of Group A in their Euro 2016 qualifier in Reykjavik on Friday.

Iceland dominated the second haldf, but Borek Dockal scored for the Czech Republic 10 minutes into the second half.

Iceland equalised five minutes later when Aron Gunnarsson dived to head home, and when Sigthorsson ran around Petr Cech r in the 76th minute.

The result puts Iceland close to qualifying for their first major tournament, as they now top the group with 15 points after six games, with the Czechs in second place with 13.

The crowd of almost 10 thousand went wild.

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