Slavia Praha and Cluj measure forces at Eden Aréna, in a second leg for this phase of the UEFA Champions League (Play-offs), after the victory outside Slavia Praha by (0-1) in the first leg.
The home team comes to this second leg with a 1-goal lead, after the victory was 0-0 in the first leg. In the last match he played, for the Czech League, he won the Bohemians at home by (4-0). In his last 10 home games Slavia Praha records 9 wins and 1 loss. The defense has been strong and only suffered goals in 2 of the last 10 matches, and its attack has scored regularly, as it scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
Slavia comes to this match after a 4-0 victory against the Bohemians ’05, in a match for the Czech Republic Championship. It should be noted that the Czechs beat Cluj in the first game, 0-1: Masopust scored the only goal of the game. Coach Jindrich Trpisovsky must favor the maintenance of the possession of the ball and the organized attacks, however, in some moments of the game he must act more directly. The offensive midfielder Nicolae Stanciu is one of the great weapons of this club, being very strong in the offensive organization. All equipment is available for this game.
After the defeat at home, the visiting team comes to this second leg with a 1-goal drawback and with the difficult task of recovering this negative result as a visitor. In the last match he played, for League I, he won Botoşani at home by (4-1). In its last 10 away games the Cluj records 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 6 of the last 7 games, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 5 of the last 7 games for this competition. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 6 times, but got the comeback in 2.
The Cluj comes to this match with a 4-1 victory against Botosani, in a match for the Romanian championship. Keep in mind that the visitors lost in the first match against Slavia Prague, 0-1. In this game as a visitor, coach Dan Petrescu should favor defensive organization and counterattack across the flanks. The number 9 Omrani Ticket is one of the most dangerous players in the attack front, being the top Cluj gunner in these previous rounds of the Champions League, with 6 goals scored. There are no major absences for this game.