Runners Czech Republic, Sparta Prague, will meet Thursday evening at 9:15 p.m. hours on the Swedish team Hacken in the second round of the Europa League preliminary.
Sparta Prague is the clear favorite of this match especially as it has a much better experience than her opponent in the European Cups. Czech Republic Sparta finished the championship in second place, just two points behind champions Plzen. Sparta had in the season the best attack in the league with 55 goals. At home he has amassed the most points in the Gambrinus Liga and finished the season with 12 wins and 33 of 15 possible goals in these matches. Sparta Prague has played three games for verification before this summer and all were completed with positive results. It was first imposed in Kecskemet 3-1 and then 1-0 against Legia Warsaw. In the last game drew 1-1 with Bohemias, imposing penalties after.
Hacken is in full championship and has a clear advantage over burst Prague at the moment. The Swedes were defeated in last weekend with the score 0: 1 Kalmar. The team is not doing too well in the championship, occupying ninth position just nine points away from the face of the European Cup. This was the second consecutive defeat after failure with AIK Stockholm jersey. On the ground into the first Swedish football league, Hacken was defeated in half of the matches played. In four of the last five games of guest team in this confrontation were scored maximum two goals.