FK Příbram make the trip to Generali Arena on Sunday for the First League meeting with home team Sparta Prague.
All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Sparta Prague v FK Příbram are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Sparta Prague are hoping to win again after their last result, a 0-3 First League triumph vs Tescoma Zlín.
For Sparta Prague, the scorers were Adam Karabec (20'), Dávid Hancko (36') and Libor Kozák (49').
Matches involving Sparta Prague have often been absorbing ones recently with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past six games, a grand total of 20 goals have flown in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 14 of those being chalked up by Železná Sparta. We will just have to see if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Going into this one, Sparta Prague have not lost a league tie with FK Příbram in their last 15 matches. A very long run.
After being beaten in their last game against FC Slovácko in First League action, FK Příbram and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
The only name on the scoresheet from FK Příbram was Radek Voltr (72'). Stanislav Hofmann (11'), Jan Kliment (23'), Milan Petržela (70') and Václav Jurečka (90') scored for FC Slovácko.
Looking at their form, and FK Příbram have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 12 goals overall. In defence, Příbram just haven’t been too solid at all.
Their prior results show that FK Příbram:
- haven't beaten Sparta Prague when they've played them away from home in the last 7 league games. Not the best of away records.
- are without an away win for the past 12 league games. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs stretching back to 28/04/2017 shows that these encounters have been a source of anguish for FK Příbram. They have not been able to register any victories whatsoever while Sparta Prague have managed to find a way, getting wins in 67 per cent of those games played.
A combined total of 17 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 12 of them from Železná Sparta and 5 being from Příbram. That is an average goals per game value of 2.83.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was First League match day 5 on 27/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of FK Příbram 1-3 Sparta Prague.
The referee was Miroslav Zelinka.
Team News: Sparta Prague
Lukas Julis (Groin Strain), David Moberg Karlsson (Corona virus), Michal Sacek (Muscle Injury), Lukas Stetina (Knee Injury) and Adam Hlozek (Metatarsal Fracture) won’t be able to feature for Sparta Praha boss Václav Kotal. Michal Travnik will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: FK Příbram
Due to a completely injury-free group to pick from, FK Příbram manager Pavel Horváth does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We’ve got the feeling that Sparta Prague look set to get amongst the goals when they face FK Příbram, who will be up against it to break down their defence.
We reckon that it will be a controlled 2-0 winning score for Sparta Prague after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Generali Arena (18,887)
Captain: Bořek Dočkal
Chairman: Daniel Křetínský
Manager: Václav Kotal
Competitions: First League position 2
🔑 Key Man: Adam Hložek
Normally deployed in the Striker position, Adam Hložek was born in Ivančice, Czech Republic. Having made his senior debut playing for Sparta Prague in the 2018 - 2019 season, the talented Forward has hit 4 league goals in this First League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 6 appearances.