Hat-trick hero Svitková sending Ladies into the round of 16
PRAGUE/EDEN ARENA - Slavia Ladies have qualified for the UEFA Women’s Champions League round of 16. The red & white ladies defeated ZFK Minsk 4-3 in an exciting game and after the 3-1 victory in the first leg away in Minsk they won 7-4 on aggregate.Slavia have qualified for the round of 16 for the third time in a raw. Despite being 0-1 down quickly Kateřina Svitková equalised with her first goal of the night at minute 7.
Svitková than added her second and third in the second half and accompanied by Cahynová (who scored Slavia third goal) turn the game from 1-2 to 4-2.
Minsk managed only to lower the difference with Ogbiagbevha’s effective backheel goal in the extra time.
Prague has also rewritten competition history. With Sparta Prague beating PAOK and qualifying for the round of 16 as well the Czech capital is the first city ever to have two teams in this stage of UWCL!
SK Slavia Praha 4-3 ZFK Minsk (1-2)
Goals: 7‘, 63‘ a 85‘ Svitková, 82‘ Cahynová – 5‘ Duben, 34‘ Khimich (pen.), 90‘ Ogbiagbehvha
Slavia: Votíková – Chlastáková, Bartovičová, Pincová, Bartoňová – Krejčiříková, Cahynová – Divišová, Svitková, Szewieczková – Kožárová
Minsk: Miklashevich – Njolle, Kozyupa, Ampah, Shmatko – Beshten, Linnik, Pilipenko – Duben, Ogbiagbehvha, Khimich
Booking: Kožárová – Ogbiagbehvha, Beshten
Referee: Augustyn – Prus, Skalska (POL)