New striker for the Red-Whites!

Czech international and Fortuna Liga second best goal scorer on the last season Václav Jurečka signed contract with Slavia until June 2025.

27-year old striker scored 17 goals for 1.FC Slovácko last season and was second best goal scorer of the Czech Fortuna Liga. He also won the Czech MOL Cup.

Jurečka started his career in SFC Opava where he made his senior debut in 2012. After several loans in lower leagues, he returned to Opava and helped the club in reaching the first division in 2018. In winter 2020. He scored 7 goals during 2020/21 season, but his best year was yet to come. With 17 goals the next season he became second best goal scorer and helped Slovácko win the MOL Cup with a goal and an assist in the final game against Sparta.

This year Jurečka received his first call-up into the Czech national team. He made his debut against Wales on 29 March, on 2 June he played the final minutes against Switzerland during the 2-1 win in the UEFA Nations League.

He also has a university degree, he studied Urban Planning at the Technical University Ostrava.



Victory at Slovácko, second place in the final league table

In the 4th round of the FORTUNA:LIGA Finale, Slavia defeated Slovácko in Uherské Hradiště 2-1 thanks to goals from Holeš and Chytil. However, with a four-point gap at the top of the table before the final match of the season, the Red-Whites secured the second position in the league season 2023/24.

Jurečka, Zmrzlý, Oscar and the first scalp of Plzeň this season

Slavia secured a 3-0 victory against Viktoria Plzeň in the third round of the playoffs at Eden. The match was decided in the opening ten minutes when Ondřej Zmrzlý found the net for the second time in red and white, followed by a beautiful long-range strike from Oscar. The definitive result was sealed in injury time by Václav Jurečka.

Goalless draw in the Prague Derby

The 0-0 draw at Letná left Slavia four points adrift from the top spot after the second round of FORTUNA:LIGA Finals. Jindřich Staněk showcased a series of exclusive saves in the match, but the Red-Whites failed to capitalize on a long numerical advantage following Haraslínīs dismissal.

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