Winger Jakub Pešek believes the Sparta footballers will show the self-confidence they gained in early October after winning the league derby against Slavia in Thursday’s European League group third round match with the favorite Lyon. The match with the seven-time champion of France ranks very high in his career.
Letna’s side haven’t lost seven competitive matches in a row and have triumphed in the last five. “We are on a winning streak. The game against Slavia also helped us a lot mentally. He gave us confidence, we lacked that. I hope we will show that tomorrow,” Pešek said at a conference. hurry. The Spartans beat Slavia after 14 competitive matches for the first time since March 2016, beating them 1-0 at home.
Olympic beat Glasgow Rangers 2-0 and Bröndby Copenhagen 2-0 in Group A. Sparta drew scoreless the Danish champion’s defender on the pitch and beat the defending Scottish champion 1: 0. ” Lyon play as a team. It will be interesting to meet him when we have such form. We have to prepare as a team and give the best of ourselves. It will result in a fight. It will be a real fight, “said Pešek . .
He is considering the game with the fourth total in Ligue 1 last season. “I rank him very high. We want to succeed. Lyon have a great quality. It will be one of the most difficult matches for me. I hope we are well prepared for them. They have great strength. The French league is very demanding. We tried with Monaco. Maybe we are well prepared, “said Pešek, 28.
In August, in the Champions League qualifying, the Prague side played in the third preliminary round with Monaco, which they lost 0-2 at home and 1: 3 away. It was on the princely club of Lyon that he won the league 2-0 this weekend. “We have played two difficult matches with Monaco. We know what lies ahead. We will try to manage it, I hope we will be successful. The confrontation with Monaco will help us. It has shown the young players a mirror on which we are have plenty to work on. “We will learn from this,” said the Czech representative.
At the beginning of September, Lyon was reinforced from Bayern by the 2014 German stopper and world champion Jérome Boateng. “It will be an interesting showdown. I mainly look forward to defenseman Emerson, whom I will meet more on the line. I myself am curious about their quality. I look forward to it,” said Pešek.
After Liberec’s summer arrival at Letná, he became the backer of Sparta and made his way into the basic formation of the national team. “I perceive the expectations of the environment. I always focus on myself. I approach the game with a clear head. I always want to help with the best possible performance. I don’t take it heavy. I want to help out. give my best, ”remarked the Chrudim native.
There are still thousands of tickets available for the match with Lyon, they can only be found online. While only more than 10,000 accompanied children could come to the Rangers duel for racism sanction, ordinary supporters can once again come to the Olympic.
“I have to say that the fans of our grandchildren showed the incredible atmosphere with the Rangers. I want to thank them once again because it was something special for me. I have never experienced such an atmosphere. I hope as many people as possible will come. They support us very well. When I remember the game with Rapid Vienna, they led us to victory. If as many people as possible came, that would be great. can’t wait, because it can be interesting and great football again, “said Pešek, who played for Czech Budějovice.
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