INTRODUCTION: Czechoslovakia won a place in the World Cup soccer finals in Spain next year when they drew 1-1 with the Soviet union in Bratislava on Sunday (29 November) -- the minimum result they need to qualify.
1. GV Czechoslovakia, playing from left to right in red, mount attack which is turned round post by Soviet goalkeeper 0.06
2. GV PAN Soviet Union's Oleg Blokhin dribbles through defence and scores with long range shot (2 shots) 0.19
3. GV Czech No 7 shoots from close range, ball deflected for corner 0.26
4. SV & GV Corner taken to far post Vojacek heads equaliser. Celebration in goal-mouth (3 shots) 0.37
5. GV PAN SLOW-MOTION REPLAY 0.46
6. GV Czech attack scrambled clear by Soviets 0.53
7. GV PAN Czech corner headed against bar by Kzak 1.03
8. GV Soviet forwards play one-two in Czech penalty area but shot turned aside by 'keeper 1.11
9. GV PAN Soviet forward's long shot turned over by 'keeper 1.20
10. GV Free kick by Czechoslovakia scrambled clear by Soviet defence 1.27
The Soviet Union headed the group table with 14 points from their eight matches, with second placed Czechoslovakia and third placed Wales both earning 10 points.
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Background: BRATISLAVA, CZECHOSLOVAKIA
INTRODUCTION: Czechoslovakia won a place in the World Cup soccer finals in Spain next year when they drew 1-1 with the Soviet union in Bratislava on Sunday (29 November) -- the minimum result they need to qualify. The draw put them level with Wales in second place in Group Three headed by the Russians -- but the Czechs went through on goal difference.
Czechoslovakia in red playing from left to right nearly scored in the opening minutes.
But the 50,000 crowd was hushed when veteran Soviet striker Oleg Blokhin skilfully dribbled through the home defence to score with this beautiful long range shot in the 14th minute.
Ten minutes later the equaliser came. The Soviet 'keeper could only deflect this close-range shot for a corner.
Antonin Panenka of the Rapid Vienna Club took it. The corner was perfectly placed and Vojacek had no trouble running in unmarked on the blind side of the defence to head home. The crowd erupted as Czechoslovakia's passport to the finals was delivered.
The second half and the home-side continues to press for a win over the Group leaders.
Kzak almost scored from another corner taken by Panenka.
Soviet forwards play a skilful one-two inside the Chez area but this shot was turned aside by the 'keeper.
Wales nearly went through in the last few minutes. This long-range shot by the Soviet forward was just too wide.
Czechoslovakia attacks in the dying minutes but in the end were grateful for the draw.
Source: CZECHOSLOVAKIAN TELEVISION