Match Preview – Sparta vs Baník
The first match in the championship group is coming on Saturday. We play against traditional rival – Baník Ostrava. ACS will remember tragically deceased former captain Josef Šural. Our starting 11 will wear jerseys with name Šural and number 23 before the game.
- Match: AC Sparta Praha – FC Baník Ostrava
- Date: 4th May, 2019
- Kick-off: 5:30 PM CET
- Competition: FORTUNA:LIGA
- Venue: Generali Arena
- Referees: Královec - Nádvorník, Hájek
FC Baník Ostrava – the 18/19 season so far
After the autumn 19 rounds Baník was third and fought for the best result from the 2009/2010 season. Baník won only three of 11 spring league duels. Our opponent was match better in the MOL Cup, where got to the final.
In the final round of the spring part Baník lost 0-4 the match against Jablonec and our rival is the fifth team of the table.
Baník's balance after 30 rounds is 13 wins, 6 draws and 11 losses. Dame Diop is the best team scorer with eight goals. Bohumil Páník's best assistants are Daniel Holzer and Robert Hrubý with seven. Goalkeeper Jan Laštůvka kept ten times a clean shield.
Head-to-Head in Czech league since 1993:
- Matches: 50 (29 Sparta wins, 11 draws, 10 Baník wins)
- The most common result: 1-1
- The most goals scored in a single match: 6 (Sparta won 5-1 in 2000/01)
- The best Sparta scorer: Tomáš Jun (6x)
- Goals scored in total: 134 (2.7/game)
- Yellow cards in total: 221 (4.4/game)
- Red cards in total: 13 (0.3/game)
- The last 5 matches from Sparta point of view: (3-2, 1-0, 2-3, 3-2, 1-0)
The last meeting
FORTUNA:LIGA 22nd round, 24/2/2019: AC Sparta Praha - FC Baník Ostrava 3-2 (1-1)
Goals: 39. Štetina, 57. Karlsson, 77. Drchal - 29. Diop. 90. Kuzmanović. YC: Štetina, Karlsson - Baroš, Fillo, Fleišman, Diop, Jánoš. RC: Štetina. Referee: Houdek - Hrabovský, Caletka. Attendance: 15,225.
Sparta: Nita – Zahustel, Štetina, Costa, Hanousek – Sáček, M. Frýdek – Hložek (80. Hašek), Dočkal, Karlsson (63. Radaković) – Tetteh (71. Drchal).
Baník: Laštůvka – Pazdera, Procházka, Stronati, Fleišman – Fillo (80. J. Šašinka), Jánoš (71. Jirásek), Hrubý, Holzer – Baroš, Diop (58. Kuzmanović).