Viktoria lost against Brno
Viktoria Plzeň met Zbrojovka Brno in the third round of the Gamrinus League. After winning Thursday match of the Europa League the headcoach Pavel Vrba had no reason to change the lineup.
In the 3rd minute Marek Bakoš had a great chance to score after centre of Pavel Horváth. Martin Doležal was ready and caught the shot. 6 minutes later our team was more successful. The action started as the previous one with Marek Bakoš and Pavel Horváth but finály Václav Procházka pushed the ball to the goal. It is his first goal after his comeback to Štruncovy sady (1:0). In the 19th minute Brno had one-off chance to score and they made use of this opportunity and scored, too (1:1). Petr Bolek was powerless against the head shot of Luděk Pernica. Viktoria answered afetwards by a 10-metres-long shot of Daniel Kolář who was unfortunately unsuccessful. After half an hour of the game Vladimír Darida tried his fortune after a pass from Martin Fillo – no result again. Viktoria put pressure on their opponent at the end of the first half-time but shot no goal till the end of this part.
In the 51st minute František Rajtoral broke into Brno´s defence and scored so Viktoria was leading 2:1. František Ševinský could add one more goal with his head but hit the pole. However, Brno had some chances, too. Petr Bolek was always ready and caught all their attempts. 10 minutes later Vladimír Darida tried to shoot again but Brno´s goalkeeper hid the ball in time. In the 73rd minute Brno shot the goal and the score was equal 2:2. Two minutes later Brno had a chance again and they scored the leading goal 2:3. In 80th minute a substitute Jakub Hora was shooting but missed the goal, Michal Ďuriš too.Viktoria had several chances till the end but the players were not able to change the score. The referee finished the game.
Viktoria finally lost the match against Zbrojovka Brno 2:3.
FC Viktoria Plzeň - FC Zbrojovka Brno 2:3
Goals: 9. Procházka, 51. Rajtoral - 19. Pernica, 73. Mezlík, 75. Halaška
Referees: Jan Jílek - Dušan Pospíšil, Václav Štěrba
Spectators: 10 513
Viktoria Plzeň: Bolek - Rajtoral, Ševinský, Procházka, Limberský - Horváth, Darida - Fillo (77. Hora), Kolář (81. Hanousek), Ďuriš - Bakoš (69. Štípek). Headcoach Pavel Vrba.
Zbrojovka Brno: Doležal - Pašek, Kaufman, Pernica, Husár - Lutonský (64. Buchta), Zavadil, Šoljič, Mezlík - Fall (60. Halaška), Švancara (85. Jurdík). Headcoach Petr Čuhel.