Sionko scored twice for Czech Republic at the AXA Arena
Former Rangers winger Libor Sionko scored twice as Czech Republic warmed up for Euro 2008 with a hard-earned and deserved victory over Scotland.
Sionko, who had a disappointing time at Ibrox before joining Copenhagen, stole into the box and slipped the ball past Craig Gordon after 60 minutes.
Michal Kadlec's drive put the Czechs further ahead before David Clarkson fired a reply on the turn on his debut.
But Sionko ended Scots hopes of a comeback by prodding in his second.
Sionko and Rudi Skacel, who played under Scotland manager George Burley at Hearts, had been given their chance to impress in the Prague friendly against some of their old Scottish Premier League foes.
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And the pair combined early on as the Czechs pressed, with a last-ditch Gary Naysmith challenge denying Sionko as he was about to shoot.
Sionko was the provider as Jan Koller twice headed over from good positions in the six-yard box following dangerous crosses.
Scotland had their fair share of possession, but the appeals were half-hearted after a barge by Marek Jankulovski in the penalty box on Barry Robson, the Celtic midfielder making his first start for his country.
James Morrison, the West Brom former England youth winger making his long-awaited debut, was also involved but was wasteful when given the chance to deliver a good ball into the box on the break.
The Czechs squandered an even better chance after Gordon parried a Jan Polak piledriver.
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