Manager Jindřich Trpišovský decided to let some of his players rest in the match against Zbrojovka Brno. Jan Bořil started on right-back instead of Lukáš Masopust, Oscar Dorley started the match on the left side after making full recovery from his minor injury. Seventeen years old Matěj Jurásek made his debut in the starting eleven after making his league debut when coming off the bench in the last match against Opava. Lukáš Provod and Nico Stanciu returned to the side to play in midfield. Petar Musa substituted Jan Kuchta up front.
The first big chance of the game came in 5th minute. Brno’s Adam Fousek found himself in a one on one situation with Ondřej Kolář while being chased by Slavia’s defence. He managed to beat Kolář with his shot but only hit the post.
Matěj Jurásek produced Slavia’s biggest chance of the first half. He was sent to the penalty area with Jan Bořil’s trough pass, fled the defenders and shot from close range but the goalkeeper saved it.
The Red-whites had the ball on their feet for 78 % of the time in the first half but they could not find the opening goal. Manager Jindřich Trpišovský decided to substitute three players in the beginning of the first half. Holeš replaced Karafiát, Masopust came on instead of Provod and Olayinka substited Lingr.
Peter Olayinka forced Folder to make a great save in the 65th minute. Sima sent a trough ball from the right side of the penalty area to Olayinka right in front the goalkeeper but Folder saved the shot.
The breaktrough came in the 68th minute. A cross from the left side found Masopust right before the penalty area who headed it to Sima into the middle of the box. Sima headed the ball to the top right corner of the goal and sent Slavia into the lead!
Another good chance to score came a few minutes after the goal. Nico Stanciu sent a beautiful trough ball to Petar Musa into the penalty area. Musa found himself in a situation where he stood only against the goalkeeper but he missed the goal by just a few centimeters.
Brno equalised the game in the 89th minute. Štepanovský was playing in a corner. The ball was headed to the far post where it got to Šural who beat Kolář from close range. He tied the game with his first goal of the season.
Slavia drew the game despite being dominant the whole match. The Red-whites will face Hapoel Beer Sheva in their next match on 3rd Decemeber.
Kolář – Bořil, Kúdela, Karafiát (46. Holeš), Oscar – Traoré – Jurásek (63. Sima), Stanciu, Lingr (46. Olayinka), Provod (46. Masopust) – Musa (80. Tecl)
Floder – Kotula, Gajić, Dreksa, Moravec – Pachlopník (45. Hladík), Čermák (57. Šural), Sedlák, Přichystal (72. Šumbera) – Růsek (57. Bariš), Fousek (72. Štěpanovský)