In football: Artmedia smashes Celtic

SLOVAK football fans watched a dream unfold in a match that Slovak media has described as a “fairy tale”.

Bratislava’s Artmedia FC smashed match favorite Celtic Glasgow 5 to 0 in a preliminary round of the Champions League at Bratislava’s Tehelné pole pitch.

Artmedia’s Juraj Halenár managed to score a hat trick.

Some 17,000 fans at Tehelné pole were ecstatic watching the unexpected sensation, the SME daily wrote.

Compiled by Martina Jurinová from press reports
The Slovak Spectator cannot vouch for the accuracy of the information presented in its Flash News postings.

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News digest: Health care staff still lacking, president asks for amends

Slovakia is preparing to launch the nationwide testing on Saturday morning, but the government admitted they still need hundreds of health care staff. Kotleba violates quarantine and hospitals in the north are full.

The Bratislava Self-Governing Region started testing its staff on October 30.

Testing is impossible to carry out as planned, president says

President Zuzana Čaputová asked the government to reconsider measures for people who do not get tested, many will not get a chance.

President Zuzana Čaputová met with the representatives of the armed forces.

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