Winning premiere after a great turnover
The new Sparta head coach Pavel Vrba won his first game and it was a really dramatic match! Sparta were two goals down. Karlsson scored twice from the penalties. Nita on the other hand caught one.
Pavel Vrba returned to the formation with four defenders. Sáček started on the right side of the defence, Hancko on the left. Vitík and Čelůstka operated between them. Captain Bořek Dočkal returned to the basic line-up. Due to health problems, Vindheim, Minčev, Štetina and Hložek could not play.
After six minutes, Sáček tried it from a distance, his shot did not aim between the three posts. A moment later, Vepřek, on the other hand also missed the goal by header in the box.
After 9 minutes, Zahradníček run on the right side, crossed and Daněk fired immediately. Nita had no chance and it was 0-1.
After twenty minutes LK37 passed to Pavelka. He fired out of the box, unfortunately over. Five minutes before the break, Karlsson passed LK37. He fired and Mandous dealt with his attempt. It was 0-1 after the first half.
Right at the beginning of the second half, the goalkeeper Mandous sent a long ball to Gonzalez, who got through Vitík and scored.
Shortly after that it could have been even worse, the scorer of the second goal fired out of the box. This time he was caught by the great Nita.
In the 57th minute, 18-year-old Vitík found Laco Krejčí by a great pass behind the defense, Krejčí wasn’t in the offside and reduced the score!
Ten minutes later, Kozák was fouled in the box and referee Franěk ordered a penalty for Sparta after a VAR. Karlsson scored and Sparta equalized to 2-2.
After 73 minutes Dočkal sent a free kick in high over the penalty box.
Eight minutes before the end, the referee ordered a penalty for Sigma after watching the video. Gonzalez took the ball but Florin Nita performed a great save and stopped him!
Sparta wanted three points and was active. In the added time, Kozák was fouled again in the box and there was another penalty. Karlsson took the ball this time as well. The Swedish player did not hesitate for the second time at the penalty spot, Sparta turnover and takes three points from Olomouc!