PRAGUE. Sparta Praha beats České Budějovice 1-0 after L. Haraslin scored just 1 goal (12′).
P. Cavos received a red card (72′). This red card was one of the reason why České Budějovice lost the match.
The match was played at the Generali Arena stadium in Prague on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Dominik Starý with the support of Ivo Nádvorník and Dan Vodrazka. The 4th official was Jan Všetečka. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 8.1 degrees Celsius or 46.49 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 75%.
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Sparta Praha was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. České Budějovice that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Sparta Praha had a more offensive attitude with 76 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Sparta Praha won the match.
Sparta Praha shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target. On the opposite side, České Budějovice shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Sparta Praha received 1 yellow card (J. Zeleny). Talking about the opposition, České Budějovice received 3 yellow cards (L. Cmelik, L. Havel and L. Skovajsa).
Also, České Budějovice didn’t end the match with 11 players after P. Cavos (České Budějovice) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (72′).
After this contest, Sparta Praha will have 32 points to hold in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, České Budějovice will stay with 18 points to hold in the 13th place.
Sparta Praha – Formation
Sparta Praha started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Brian Priske Pedersen decided to play with the following team: Matej Kovar, Martin Vitík, Filip Panák, Asger Sørensen, Tomáš Wiesner, David Pavelka, Lukáš Sadílek, Jaroslav Zelený, Martin Minchev, Jan Kuchta and Lukáš Haraslín.
The home team had on the bench: Daniel Kaštánek, Jan Mejdr, Lukáš Juliš, Vojtěch Vorel, Adam Karabec, Casper Højer, Dominik Holec and Krystof Daněk.
Sparta Praha made 5 changes: F. Panak for A. Karabec (60′), L. Haraslin for K. Danek (61′), D. Pavelka for C. Hojer (79′), M. Minchev for D. Kastanek (85′) and J. Zeleny for J. Mejdr (85′).
České Budějovice – Formation
České Budějovice started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Jozef Weber played with: Dávid Sípoš, Martin Sladký, Martin Králik, Lukáš Havel, Lukáš Skovajsa, Jakub Hora, Patrik Čavoš, Lukáš Čmelík, Patrik Hellebrand, Matej Mršić and Tomáš Zajíc.
They had on the bench: Jakub Švec, Roman Potočný, Jakub Matoušek, David Broukal, Ondrej Coudek, Branislav Sluka, Nicolas Penner, Matěj Luksch and Michal Škoda.
České Budějovice made 5 changes: M. Mrsic for N. Penner (67′), T. Zajic for R. Potocny (67′), M. Sladky for D. Broukal (79′), P. Hellebrand for M. Skoda (89′) and L. Cmelik for J. Matousek (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Fortuna Liga.