Viktoria tied with Ried 0-0
Viktoria Plzeň played the 2nd friendly match during a midseason training week in Benidorm. This time they face the Austrian 2nd-league team Ried and the coach Pavel Vrba sent a totally changed starting line-up on the pitch than in the previous match. The match did not offer any goal.
At the beginning the game was equal, the defences of both teams were well-organized. On 17 minutes Martin Zeman appeared in a big chance but Peter Haring stopped his effort. Soon after that Čermák headed the centre ball to Tomáš Chorý but he missed the target. On about 30 minutes the tall striker had a shooting chance again when receiving a pass from Martin Zeman on the right side. However, the Ried´s defensive players were ready. Both teams had promising chances later, at first Chabbi was stopped by the goalkeeper Matúš Kozáčik and then on the other side Kopic´s effort was destroyed by Gebauer. The 1st half-time was goalless.
The coach Vrba substituted Hájek and Živulič by Hubník and Bakoš for the 2nd half. At the beginning Viktoria survived two big chances of Ried and on 63 minutes they substituted 8 more other players. On 71 minutes after a corner Thomas Reifeltshammer headed the ball off the gate. It was hard for Viktorians to fight into the well-defended 18-yard box of their opponent. On 85 minutes Marek Bakoš had an effort on goal but the defender Kennedy Kofi Boateng blocked him. At the end of the match Daniel Kolář hit the crossbar!
FC Viktoria Plzeň - SV Ried 0:0
Midseason, Sun 4th Feb 2018, 16:00, Villaitana Football Center, Benidorm
Plzeň: Kozáčik – Havel (63. Řezník), Hejda (63. Čihák), Hájek (46. Hubník), Kovařík (63. Limberský) – Živulič (46. Bakoš), Ivanschitz (C) (63. Hrošovský) – Kopic (63. Petržela), Čermák (63. Hořava), Zeman (63. Kolář) – Chorý (63. Krmenčík).
Ried: Gebauer (C) – Kerhe (74. Hingsamer), Haring (63. Reifeltshammer), Reiner (46. Boateng), Schilling (46. Marcos) – Wießmeier (78. Cirkic), Grabher, Grgic (60. Ammerer), Mayer (46. Takougnadi) – Fröschl (57. Surdanovič), Chabbi (60. Prosenik).