Previous
Tottenham Hotspur
Chelsea
1
2
FT
Game Details
Huddersfield Town
Newcastle United
1
0
FT
Game Details
Barcelona
Real Betis
2
0
FT
Game Details
Deportivo La Coruña
Real Madrid
0
2
LIVE 33'
Game Details
Atalanta
AS Roma
0
1
FT
Game Details
Crotone
AC Milan
0
3
FT
Game Details
Internazionale
Fiorentina
3
0
FT
Game Details
Paris Saint-Germain
Toulouse
5
2
LIVE 90' +1'
Game Details
Ajax Amsterdam
FC Groningen
3
1
FT
Game Details
New York City FC
New England Revolution
10:00 PM UTC
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Minnesota United FC
1:30 AM UTC Aug 21, 2017
Game Details
Next
 By Chris Wright

Petr Cech tries his goalkeeping skills on ice in celeb hockey game

Petr Cech has proved that when it comes to goalkeeping, he's just as accomplished on ice as he is on the hallowed turf of the football pitch.

Three days before Arsenal's first game of the Premier League season, the Czech veteran dashed off to make a special appearance in an exhibition ice hockey game in his native country -- a testimonial for former NHL star Martin Havlat.

Doing his best Dominik Hasek impression, Cech took to the ice for one period of the game, conceding three goals in the process.

"I had to promise Arsenal that I would come back immediately after the match," the 35-year-old told local reporters.

"I've got training in the morning, it was only a quick trip. 

"You have to know your limits, do it reasonably and don't get too tired. Spending one period on the ice is good exercise for me, a great experience and very enjoyable."

While Cech impressed in the smaller goals, it might be premature to anticipate a call-up to the Czech national hockey team for February's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.