We were like a family, Viktorians are excited about the round of 16
Viktorians advanced to the Europa League round of 16 for the third time! Viktoria Plzeň played the rematch against Partizan Belgrade 2-0 and after the 1-1 from the first match they edged Belgrade out.
On 67 minutes the best Viktoria´s scorer Michael Krmenčík scored a winning goal. „Hejda got me a ball behind the defence and I wanted to hit it to the back upright. I wanted to score and secure our advancing,“ Krmenčík describes his goal.
The Serbian opponent appeared in this phase of the EL after long 12 years. They did not make it easier to Viktoria. „Both matches were difficult, home and away, too. Today we were deeply supported by our fans. The whole stadium were like one team, like a family. Everyone hast o like playing in this atmosphere,“ Krmenčík reminds of a perfect background.
Aleš Čermák scored in an overtime and it was his second goal for Viktoria. „I haven´t scored many goals here so I´m really glad for this one,“ he reveals.