Slavia Praha hosts CFR Cluj in a second leg from the Champions League playoffs
Slavia Praha hosts CFR Cluj in a second leg from the Champions League playoffs between these two sides. This game is going to be played at the Sinobo Stadium in the Czech capital Prague. Let’s discuss it in our Champions League predictions for today.
The Czech team gained some precious advantage in the first game in Cluj-Napoca, winning the match with 1-0. The only goal in the match was scored after 28 minutes of playing when Luka Masopust put the ball in the net after an assist from Nicolae Stanciu.
In this way Jindich Trpisovsky’s boys won very important advantage before the second leg in Prague, but they can’t feel calm in any way. Against Celtic in the previous round CFR Cluj proved that they are a very dangerous away from home, managing to score four goals at the legendary Celtic Park. Slavia must be as good as they can be in order to reach the group stage of the Champions League.
Just four days after the win in Romania, Slavia Praha faced Bohemians 1905 at home and enjoyed a comfortable 4-0 win. Four different players scored for the home team. Josef Husbauer opened the score for Slavia, while Michal Frydrych doubled their lead. Ondrej Kudela and Ibrahim Traore made it four for the home side.
CFR Cluj also scored four goals after the game against Slavia Praha. The champions hosted Botosani in a game from the seventh round of the Romanian Liga I, winning the match with 4-1. Ciprian Deac scored a brace for Cluj, while Michael Pereira and Adrian Paun also scored for the home side.
That’s our Champions League predictions for the playoff game between Slavia Praha and CFR Cluj on Wednesday. The Czech side has a very important advantage after the first leg in Cluj-Napoca, but you can be sure that this tie is far from being over.