Powerful Prague could prove hard to beat in Salzburg; FOOTBALL.
Sparta were 2-0 up and cruising against SV Ried on Tuesday only to withdraw their foot from the gas, make changes and end up with a 2-2 draw.
The Czechs, who ended their domestic season in May with seven wins and a draw in their last eight matches, have got most of their big-name players there though last season's two top scorers, Leonard Kweuke and Tomas Pekhart, are absentees, the latter having moved to Nuremburg.
Apoel lost 2-0 to Cluj on Monday but the Cypriot champions still have to be respected - unlike the competition itself.
It's 9-4 the draw, something Apoel haven't done in their last 19 matches.
Bet365 - Apoel Nicosia v Sparta Prague: 2 Apoel, 11-10 Sparta, 9-4 draw.
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|Publication:||The Racing Post (London, England)|
|Date:||Jul 1, 2011|
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