Sporting vs Viktoria Plzen Soccer Prediction
Sporting will host the Czechs Viktoria Plzen next Thursday in a game to be played for the first leg of the Europa League knockout round, set for 20:05. Sporting reach this stage after beating FC Astana Kazakhstan in the sixteenth round of the final, for a total of 6-4. The men of Jorge Jesus last weekend lost to FC Porto for the championship, which left them virtually out of the title fight, so they will turn their attention to the other competitions they are in, namely the Europa League. The lizards know that it is very important to win at home and gain the advantage on the undercard so they will get everything in this match, from the initial whistle. Viktoria Plzen knocked out the Serbians from Partizan Belgrade in the sixteenth at a total of 3-1. He will try to stop Sporting from winning this game but he will hardly be able to stand with the lions in Alvalade.
The quality difference between the teams.
Sporting have won 10 of their last 12 games in Alvalade (for all competitions).
In the group stage Viktoria Plezen lost 2 of the 3 games he did away (only beat the Israelis of Hapoel).
The house factor, very important in international competitions.
Soccer Prediction of the Day Sporting vs Viktoria Plzen
We expect a steady entrance from the men of the house and we do not believe the Czechs have arguments to catch them. Bet Sporting is winning at half-time and at the end of the game!
Prediction Today: Sporting wins the interval and wins