Kozák’s hattrick and 4-0 victory
Head coach Vaclav Jilek Martin Graicier to the basic line-up sent for the first time. He replaced Srdjan Plavšić on the left wing. Due to the health problems of Semih Kaya, David Hancko - David Lischka played together centre-backs also for the first time.
We had our first chance in the sixth minute. Kanga pushed to Kozák, he finished in a very difficult position out of the goal.
In the ninth minute Sparta played the third corner of the match and David Lischka tried in a good pozition. But his shot also missed the target.
Two minutes after Ba Loua was in front of Heča. He was probably surprised and did not end well, our goalkeeper saved without a problem.
We survived this chance of the opponent and in the fifteenth minute we went to the lead. Michal Trávník found Adam Hložek by a beautiful pass, he passed to Kozák. And our striker sent the ball to the counter-motion of the goalkeeper and opened the score.
Another chance came immediately. Frýdek swung the ball from the side line and then handed it to Hložek. He fired twisted shot off the goal.
In the 51st minute came the second Sparta hit. Libor Kozák received a pass behind the defence and sent the ball to the net. The referee called off the goal at first but after the VAR check the goal was valid!
And it wasn't all because Libor Kozák completed the hat trick after eight minutes! David Lischka passed to Hložek. He run to the goal from the left and then pushed to Kozák in front of an empty goal. Kozák scored for the third time!
For a while the guests went to ten, because Petráň fouled on the half and received a second yellow card from the referee.
Sparta had two big chances in 73rd minute! First, Tetteh went through the defence, fired and goalkeeper Hrdlička stopped his attempt. Second, Trávník got to the ball behind the box and hit the crossbar!
Sparta enjoyed the end of the match and created a lot of chances. The next one had Hložek after 77 minutes but his head hit the crossbar again.
Sparta added the fourth goal in the 85th minute. Tetteh got the ball, sent it to Kanga, who then prepared it for a shot and sent it to the net again! Sparta win 4-0!