Derby eighth stage of the first football leagues in the Czech Republic will put them face to face Viktoria Plzen Slovan Liberec on. The game will take place today starting at 21:15 and will play the stadium U Nisy in Liberec.
The hosts started well this meeting the new edition of the championship, ranking third with 18 points accumulated, just one point behind the first position. Slovan comes after four consecutive wins, the last being successful at the stadium Jablonec 2-0.
Jaroslav Silhavy most likely will not be based in this confrontation Croat Renato Kelic and Ghanaian Isaac Sackey, both accusing some medical problems. Despite the fact that it is an important match for the home team, it is possible that the band coach to spare a few players because Slovan will play the first match of next midweek Europa League.
On the other side Viktoria Plzen leads the championship with 19 points. Pavel Vrba’s band lost one competitive match in the current season, being beaten in the Super Cup by Jablonec. Viktoria was qualified this year in the UEFA Champions League groups after passing three preliminary rounds, still encountering some pretty weak opponents rated.
Guests tonight will not be able to count on defender Marian Cisovsky certainly, already injured by a good while. Liberec band might have big problems in today’s match on the defensive because Radim Reznik and has some medical problems and could not be introduced in the field by Pavel Vrba.
In the matches of last season, both teams have managed to impose on the opponent’s court with the same score 2-1. Record of played face to face meetings is favorable hosts, who managed victory in 16 encounters, while Plzen won only seven times.