Hradec Králové didn’t manage to take the three points against Zlin, losing the ground in the battle of the top six. They have only 1 win in the last 7 matches in all competitions and today have two key absences Ryneš (16/2) and Leibl (8/2 suspended). Sparta Prague had a very easy task against Banik in Ostrava, winning comfortably by 0:3. They are in top form undefeated in the last 12 leagues and cup matches with 11 wins. Hradec Kralove didn’t win the previous ten league matches between them and lost to Sparta in nine of them. The Spartans have not lost in Hradec Králové since February 2012 and they must win in order to continue the title race with Slavia Prague.