LIBEREC. Slovan Liberec manages to recover against Slavia Praha with a goal on the P. Olayinka 30′ and a penalty kick on the M. van 65′. Slovan Liberec was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the Stadion u Nisy stadium in Liberec on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Miroslav Zelinka with the support of Jan Paták and Petr Antoníček. The 4th official was Michael Kvítek. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 7.2 degrees Celsius or 44.96 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 58%.
- 41 Ball Possession 59
- 6 Total 12
- 3 On Target 4
- 1 Off Target 6
- 2 Shots blocked 2
- 120 Attack 115
- 60 Dangerous attack 100
- 0 Ball safe 0
- 0 Penalties 1
- 2 Corners 6
- 14 Total 15
- 3 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 1
- 4 Substitutions 4
Slovan Liberec was in firm control of the ball 56% while Slavia Praha was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Slavia Praha had a more offensive attitude with 100 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough Slavia Praha to win the encounter.
Slovan Liberec shot 6 times, 3 on target, 1 off target. On the opposite side, Slavia Praha shot 12 times, 4 on target, 6 off target.
Slovan Liberec received 3 yellow cards (Mohamed Doumbia , Dominik Preisler and Gigli Ndefe). On the other side, Slavia Praha received 3 yellow cards (I. Ogbu, Oscar Dorley and Christos Zafeiris).
Also, Slavia Praha didn’t end the match with 11 players after Peter Olayinka (Slavia Praha) was sent off after receiving a straight red card in the (88′).
After playing this match, Slovan Liberec will have 27 points like Zbrojovka Brno to hold in the 11th place. On the opposite side, Slavia Praha will have 54 points like Sparta Praha to sit in the 1st place.
In the next match in the Fortuna Liga, Slovan Liberec will play away with Jablonec on the 15th of April with a 16-11 head to head statistic in favor of Slovan Liberec (10 draws).
Slavia Praha will play away agasint Sparta Praha on the 15th of April with a 15-13 head to head record in favor of Sparta Praha (10 draws).
Slovan Liberec – Formation
Slovan Liberec started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Luboš Kozel decided to play with the following team: Ľubomír Tupta, Olivier Vliegen, Dominik Plechatý, Marios Pourzitidis, Gigli Ndefe, Lukáš Červ, Mohamed Doumbia, Ľubomír Tupta, Karol Mészáros, Imad Rondić and Victor Olatunji.
The home team had on the bench: Ondřej Lehoczki, Michal Rabušic, Milan Lexa, Matyáš Kozák, Hugo Jan Bačkovský, Ivan Varfolomieiev, Abubakar Ghali, Tomáš Polyák and Michal Kristian.
Slovan Liberec made 4 changes: Dominik Preisler for A. Ghali (70′), Imad Rondic for Matyáš Kozák (77′), Karol Mészáros for Michael Rabusic (77′) and L. Červ for Ivan Varfolomeev (80′).
Slavia Praha – Formation
Slavia Praha started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Jindřich Trpišovský played with: Ondřej Kolář, David Doudera, Tomáš Holeš, Igoh Ogbu, David Jurásek, Lukáš Masopust, Oscar Dorley, Petr Ševčík, Ondrej Lingr, Peter Olayinka and Stanislav Tecl.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Václav Jurečka, Aleš Mandous, Jakub Hromada, Aiham Ousou, Jan Bořil, Matěj Jurásek, Christos Zafeiris, Ibrahim Benjanim Traore, Mick van Buren, Taras Kacharaba and Petr Hronek.
Slavia Praha made 4 changes: Lukas Masopust for Christos Zafeiris (56′), Stanislav Tecl for Mick van Buren (56′), Ondrej Lingr for Matěj Jurásek (76′) and Mick van Buren for Jakub Hromada (90′).
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