PRAGUE. Sparta Praha and Baník Ostrava draw 1-1. L. Sadilek scored the first goal (22′) for Sparta Praha. J. Klima settled the score 1-1 (46′). Sparta Praha was far superior when it came to possession ball (63%)
The match was played at the Generali Arena stadium in Prague on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Tomáš Klíma with the assistance of Jaroslav Kubr and Lukáš Machač. The 4th official was Vojtěch Opočenský. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 9.7 degrees Celsius or 49.41 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 79%.
Sparta Praha was in firm control of the ball 63% while Baník Ostrava was struggling with a 37% ball possession.
Sparta Praha was more aggressive with 81 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Sparta Praha to win the match.
Sparta Praha shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. On the other side, Baník Ostrava shot 1 times, 1 on target, 0 off target.
Sparta Praha received 2 yellow cards (L. Sadilek and D. Pavelka). On the opposite side, Baník Ostrava received 1 yellow card (J. Lastuvka).
After this match, Sparta Praha will have 13 points like Zbrojovka Brno and Hradec Králové to move up in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Baník Ostrava will have 9 points like Mladá Boleslav and Teplice to move up in the 12th place.
Baník Ostrava will host České Budějovice on the 1st of October with a 10-6 head to head stats in favor of Baník Ostrava (6 draws).
Sparta Praha: Formation and Lineups
Sparta Praha started with a 4-1-3-2 line-up (4-1-3-2).
The manager Brian Priske Pedersen chose to play with the following team: Matej Kovar, Jan Mejdr, Asger Sørensen, Casper Højer, Jaroslav Zelený, Krystof Daněk, Lukáš Sadílek, David Pavelka, Jakub Jankto, Jan Kuchta and Tomáš Čvančara.
Sparta Praha made 3 changes: K. Danek for A. Karabec (67′), J. Mejdr for T. Wiesner (77′) and J. Jankto for M. Minchev (77′).
Baník Ostrava: Formation and Lineups
Baník Ostrava started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Baník Ostrava made 3 changes: D. Tetour for M. Tijani (76′), Cadu for D. Buchta (81′) and J. Fleisman for E. Sehic (86′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Fortuna Liga