CESKé BUDEJOVICE. České Budějovice beat Baník Ostrava to win 2-1. It was České Budějovice to strike first with an own goal of Zdeněk Říha at the 30′. Then it was a goal in the 45′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Marcel Cermak gave the win to České Budějovice in the 61′ minute with a goal.
The match was played at the Fotbalový stadion Střelecký ostrov stadium in Ceské Budejovice on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Ondřej Berka who had the assistance of Matěj Vlček and Jakub Šimáček. The 4th official was Tomáš Ulrich. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 12.7 degrees Celsius or 54.93 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 57%.
- ! 63 Ball Possession 37
- 7 Total 5
- 2 On Target 1
- 4 Off Target 4
- 0 Shots blocked 0
- 149 Attack 103
- 104 Dangerous attack 57
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 0
- 4 Corners 8
- 2 Off Sides 1
- 5 Total 18
- 0 Yellow Cards 1
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
The overall ball possession was identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams had a clear upper hand in terms of ball possession. České Budějovice was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. Baník Ostrava that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.
Attitude and shots
České Budějovice had a more offensive attitude with 104 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 2 were on target. This is one of the reasons why České Budějovice won the match.
České Budějovice shot 7 times, 2 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Baník Ostrava shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
České Budějovice didn’t receive any yellow card. Talking about the opposition, Baník Ostrava received 1 yellow card (Srdjan Plavsic).
After playing this match, České Budějovice will have 28 points to hold in the 9th place. Talking about the opposition, Baník Ostrava will stay with 25 points to sit in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Fortuna Liga, České Budějovice will play away with Hradec Králové on the 16th of April with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of České Budějovice (4 draws).
Baník Ostrava will host Viktoria Plzeň on the 16th of April with a 20-6 head to head stats in favor of Viktoria Plzeň (9 draws).
České Budějovice – Formation
České Budějovice started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Marek Nikl decided to play with the following team: Dávid Sípoš, Martin Sladký, Martin Králik, Lukáš Havel, Benjamin Čolić, Marcel Čermák, Patrik Hellebrand, Roman Potočný, Michal Škoda, Quadri Adebayo Adediran and Tomáš Zajíc.
The home team had on the bench: Colin Andrew, Patrik Čavoš, Lukáš Skovajsa, Jakub Grič, David Broukal, Nicolas Penner, Matej Mršić and Jakub Matoušek.
České Budějovice made 5 changes: Quadri Adediran for Nicolas Penner (55′), Tomas Zajic for Jakub Matoušek (78′), Roman Potocny for Matej Mršić (78′), Marcel Cermak for Patrik Čavoš (86′) and Patrik Hellebrand for David Broukal (86′).
Baník Ostrava – Formation
Baník Ostrava started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Pavel Hapal played with: Jan Laštůvka, Muhammed Sanneh, Karel Pojezný, Zdenek Riha, Jiři Fleisman, Filip Kaloč, Cadu, Nemanja Kuzmanovic, Matej Sin, Srđan Plavšić and Ladislav Almási.
They had on the bench: Eldar Šehić, Robert Mišković, Martin Hrubý, Jaroslav Svozil, Muhamed Tijani, Daniel Smekal, Jiří Boula, Jan Juroska and David Buchta.
Baník Ostrava made 5 changes: Matěj Šín for Muhamed Tijani (78′), Jiri Fleisman for Eldar Sehic (78′), Nemanja Kuzmanovič for Robert Mišković (80′), Muhammed Sanneh for Jan Juroška (86′) and Cadu for Daniel Smékal (86′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Fortuna Liga.
- Slovan Liberec – Slavia Praha – 2-2
- Hradec Králové – Sparta Praha – 0-2
- Sigma Olomouc – Mladá Boleslav – 2-0
- České Budějovice – Baník Ostrava – 2-1