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Tescoma Zlín journey to Generali Arena on Sunday for the First League showdown with hosts Sparta Prague.
All Sparta Prague v Tescoma Zlín game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Sparta Prague will want to continue from where they left off last time out with a 2-5 First League success against Karviná.
For Sparta Prague, the goalscorers were David Lischka (28' Own goal), Adam Hložek (41', 56'), Bořek Dočkal (45'), Ladislav Krejčí II (53') and Libor Kozák (82'). Michal Papadopulos (23') scored for Karviná.
Matches featuring Sparta Prague have often been engaging affairs lately with high scoring being the norm. Over their past 6 clashes, a total of 21 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.5 goals per game) with 16 of those belonging to Železná Sparta.
A look at their previous results shows us that Sparta Prague:
- haven't lost in the league to Tescoma Zlín in their last 3 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
Tescoma Zlín will go into the match after a 3-1 First League win versus FC Brno in their previous game.
For Tescoma Zlín, the goals were scored by Antonín Fantiš (23'), Petr Jiráček (49') and Lamin Jawo (54'). Peter Štepanovský (27') was the scorer for FC Brno.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Tescoma Zlín, at least three goals have been struck. The average goals scored per match within that spell is 3.5, with the average number of goals for Zlin equalling 2. We shall soon see if that trend can be continued on here.
Coming into this fixture, Tescoma Zlín have left without a victory over Sparta Praha when they have played them away from home in the previous 11 matches in the league. A very poor run of away results.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 05/11/2017 shows us that Sparta Prague have won 3 of them and Tescoma Zlín 1, with the number of draws standing at 2.
A sum of 16 goals were produced between them in this period, with 10 for Železná Sparta and 6 coming from Zlin. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The last league fixture between these sides was First League match day 23 on 29/02/2020 and the score finished Sparta Prague 2-2 Tescoma Zlín.
The referee was Pavel Orel.
Team News: Sparta Prague
Filip Panak (Knee Surgery) and Lukas Stetina (Knee Injury) are unavailable for Sparta Praha gaffer Václav Kotal.
Team News: Tescoma Zlín
Due to a completely healthy group to pick from, Tescoma Zlín boss Bohumil Páník has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this game.
We envisage that Tescoma Zlín have the ability to breach the defence of this Sparta Prague lineup, however it isn’t expected to be as many as the goals that they could concede.
We’re tipping a close game with a 2-1 win for Sparta Prague at the end of this one. Looking forward to this.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Generali Arena (18,887)
Captain: Bořek Dočkal
Chairman: Daniel Křetínský
Manager: Václav Kotal
Competitions: First League position 1
🔑 Star Player: Bořek Dočkal
Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Bořek Dočkal was born in Czech Republic. After having made a senior debut playing for Slavia Praha in the 2006 - 2007 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed 3 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 3 appearances.