Match of the 4th round of the expansion of the first football league, rescue group: FK Pardubice – FK Jablonec, May 24, 2023, Pardubice. From left, Miloš Kratochvíl from Jablonec and Dominik Janošek from Pardubice.
Prague – Brno football players drew 1:1 in Teplice in the fourth round of the league extension in the group for rescue and fell to last place in the table. Zbrojovka was overtaken by Zlín, who won 2:1 over Ostrava in the end. Pardubice beat Jablonec 2:0 at home, warded off the threat of direct relegation and a playoff for the highest competition awaits them.
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Zbrojovka in Teplice led from the 17th minute after a goal by Jiří Texel, but Daniel Fila equalized in the 58th minute. The rookie from Brno scored points in the league after four losses, yet he has the worst starting position before Sunday's final round. Coach Martin Hašek's men are losing to Zlín by the penultimate point and in a direct fight to avoid relegation they need to beat Ševka at home, otherwise they will be relegated to the second league.
Teplice lost for the first time in the third home game in the superstructure but with the match they were sure of salvation. Their fourth mutual duel with Zbrojovka this season also ended in a draw after 90 minutes.
Zlín put the lead against Baník shortly after the break by Antonín Fantiš, six minutes later Cada equalized, but Jakub Janetzký decided in the 87th minute. . Visitor Ladislav Almási did not convert a penalty in the first half in a goalless situation.
“Shoemakers” defeated Ostrava in the league after eight matches and won 2:1 for the second time in a row. In Sunday's final round, a draw is all Zlín needs to avoid direct relegation at the Zbrojovka stadium.
Pardubice decided to win over already saved Jablonec in the opening half hour after goals from Vojtěch Sychra and captain Pavel Černý. For the third time in the season of the top competition, the home team rejoiced in a mutual duel. The East Bohemians can no longer finish in last place in the table, which is the only one that means direct relegation, and a tie with the second or third team of the second league awaits them. Jablonec lost for the first time in the extension.
Results of the 4th round of the extension of the first football league, group for rescue
FK Pardubice – FK Jablonec 2:0 (2:0)
< p>Goals: 8. Sychra, 26. Černý. Referee: Berka – Vlček, Šimáček – Orel (video). ŽK: Vacek – Štěpánek. Spectators: 4143.
FK Teplice – Zbrojovka Brno 1:1 (0:1)
Goals: 58. Fila – 17. Texl. Referee: Starý – Vyhnanovský, Kotalík – Hocek (video). ŽK: Mucha, T. Vachoušek (both Teplice). Spectators: 3046.
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Trinity Zlín – Baník Ostrava 2:1 (0:0)
Goals: 47. Fantiš, 87. Janetzký – 53. Cad. Referee: Szikszay – Vodrážka, Arnošt – Adámková (video). ŽK: Cedidla – Miškovič, Tijani. Viewers: 4944.
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