Ondrasek, who plays for Dallas in MLS, replaced Roma forward Patrik Schick after 65 minutes with the game level at 1-1 and the striker could barely believe he had scored the victor against the 2018 World Cup semi-finalists. We didn't play well enough, simple as that.
Southgate said he "totally understands the question" and added: "I think there are players who aren't playing well for their clubs but that's the situation we're in at the moment, certainly in a couple of positions".
England had taken an early lead through Harry Kane's penalty after Raheem Sterling was tripped inside five minutes. Here in the 2-1 defeat in Prague they did everything wrong, playing with none of the qualities we have seen from England at their best. We gave the ball away too cheaply and we'll have to go away and look at it. This was a step in the wrong direction, away from the future we thought was ahead of us, back into something less convincing, less impressive but far more familiar. "We knew we'd have to be at full tilt to deal with the Czech Republic but we should have been strong enough to deal with them". But Southgate's men conceded nearly immediately to level the contest, and then again in the 85th minute to seal their fate.
"I think it still doesn't feel right, I'm happy that I scored, but I don't feel it", he told UEFA.com.
"It was a flawless start to an away game".
"I thought we started the second half a lot better, [we were] a lot more of a threat". We were sloppy with the ball, we didn't move it as quickly as we normally do.
The result means the Czechs join group leaders England on 12 points with four wins, although they have played one game more. It's a bit of a wake-up call. "There's no need to panic and we'll go again on Monday".