The defenders of the trophy, the footballers of Prague’s Slavia, will welcome Zlín in the round of 16 in the home cup of the MOL Cup. Last year’s finalist and current leader of the Pilsen league table will present himself in Mladá Boleslav and another of Sparta’s co-Bavarians will perform in Teplice.
This was decided by today’s lottery at the FACR headquarters in Strahov, Prague. The official playing date is Wednesday, October 27.
Slavia competed with Zlín for the last time in the opening round of this league season and won 1: 0 before. they won.
Plzeň and Mladá Boleslav also collided at the beginning of the league season, and Viktoria won 2: 1 at home. However, she did not win three times in a row on the Central Bohemian opponent’s field. Last year, in the quarterfinals of the Pilsen Cup at home, she defeated Mladá Boleslav in a 4: 2 shootout.
In the last mutual duel, Sparta crushed Teplice at home 7: 2. After a cup match, Sparta will also face Teplice in the league at the beginning of November.
The other two pairs will be the same. Slovácko with Karviná and Ostrava with the league rookie Hradec Králové also repeat the cup duel in the 14th round of the highest competition, they just switch between the organizers.
This year, 14 of the 16 first-league teams remained in the game, and Liberec and Pardubice have been eliminated from the teams from the highest competition so far. The conqueror of the East Bohemians from the 3rd round of Jihlava takes place on the Bohemians Praha 1905 course, the second second league team in the fate of Varnsdorf was awarded the lottery finals of the North Bohemian duel in Jablonec.
The round of 16 is the last round we will play in the fall, the quarter-finals will take place in March. Three of the last four years of the MOL Cup were dominated by the reigning league champion Slavia, in the 2019/20 season Sparta won.
Lottery of the round of the Czech Football Cup MOL Cup (official playing date Wednesday 27 October):
Teplice – Sparta Prague, Slavia Prague – Zlin, Mlada Boleslav – Plzen, Jablonec – Varnsdorf, Slovacko – Karvina, Ostrava – Hradec Kralove, Ceske Budejovice – Olomouc, Bohemians Prague 1905 – Jihlava.