Jablonec – Alkmaar 1: 1, Jablonec dropped to a non-progressive place

Coach Petr Rada’s charges failed to repay the opponents’ outdoor defeat of 0: 1 in September. In the four-member table, they dropped from second place to third by a point behind Randers, who defeated 2: 1 Cluj in Denmark. The final match of group D will take place on the field of the Romanian team Jablonečtí in two weeks.

Alkmaar leads the table four points ahead of Randers and already has a certain lead, on the contrary, the last Cluj lost her chance to advance. The winners of the groups of the new competition will qualify for the round of 16, the second in the elimination phase a round earlier will encounter the teams from the third places in the European League.

The home team started well and opened the score in the seventh minute. Krob neatly controlled the ball after a short corner, and knocked it on to Vindahl-Jensen who had the whole net open before him, but only managed to hit the post.

After the fight with Wijndal, the Jablonec midfielder Pleštil, who allegedly had breathing problems, had to resign. Malínský replaced him in the 18th minute. A moment later, the visiting Karlsson missed the goal from the standard situation.

The North Bohemians, who are up to thirteen in the domestic competition, kept up with the twelfth team of the Dutch league. Alkmaar’s goalkeeper kicked Krob’s shot center and also watched Čvančar’s shot.

But the guests put pressure at the end of the first half. Pavlidis’s attempt to stop at the goal line stopped Krob, but in the 44th minute Evjen equalized after a turn in the penalty area and an accurate shot to the post.

After the change of sides on both sides, the chances decreased significantly. The biggest came in the 75th minute on the side of Alkmaar, but De Wit missed Hanuš’s goal from a good position.

The Jablonec people, who did not win even in the sixth cup duel with the Dutch opponent, did not get to the bigger opportunities either. On the contrary, AZ maintained the invincibility even after the eighth competitive confrontation with the Czech team.

5th round of the Group D football European Conference League:
FK Jablonec – AZ Alkmaar 1: 1 (1: 1)
Goals: 7. Kratochvíl – 44. Evjen. Judges: Schüttengruber – Brandner, Steinacher (all Austria). ŽK: Hanuš, Surzyn, Zelený, Krob – De Wit, Clasie, Witry, Martins Indi. Attendance: 2650.
Jablonec: Hanuš – Holík, Surzyn, Zelený, Krob – Pleštil (18. Malínský), Houska (74. Doležal), Považanec, Kratochvíl (82. Hübschman), Pilař – Čvančara. Coach: Rada.
Alkmaar: Vindahl-Jensen – Witry (79. Sugawara), Chatzidiakos, Martins Indi, Wijndal – Midtsjö (90. Aboukhlal), De Wit, Clasie – Evjen (63. Reijnders), Pavlidis (79. Gudmundsson), Karlsson. Trener: Jansen.
1. Alkmaar 5 3 2 0 7:3 11
2. Randers 5 1 4 0 9:8 7
3. Jablonec 5 1 3 1 6:6 6
4. Cluj 5 0 1 4 2:7 1



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