After a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the last 32 of the Europa League last week, Leicester turned to host Sparta at the King Power Stadium on Friday (26/2/2021) in the morning WIB.
The seeded Leicester won to attack from the first minute and made 11 attempts, three of which were on goal. However, the Slavs, who were attacked a lot, went ahead in the 49th minute through Lukas Provod.
Trying to get back at the goal, Leicester’s goal conceded again in the 79th minute through Abdallah Sima. As a result, Leicester must be defeated by a score of 0-2 and were eliminated early.
This victory was welcomed by the Slavic players who were not seeded to beat the third place in the Premier League. Behind the Slavic celebrations after the match, there were also players who joined in.
He is West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek who has specially made a video call with the Sparta players. He too was immersed in the celebration in the middle of the field.
Slavic players even joined in singing the Soucek chant that their fans used to chant. Yes, Soucek graduated from the Slavic academy and played there from the age of 10.
The 25-year-old made his debut in 2014 before leaving the club in January 2020, while on loan at West Ham. Soucek has 158 appearances and 40 goals for Slavia. He co-awarded two Czech Republic League titles and two Czech Cups.
(mrp / krs)