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Friendly against Fenerbahce

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10. 6. 2016 | 15:21 back to news

Sparta will host Fenerbahce at Letná, in the final friendly match ahead of the first competition fixture of the 2016-2017 season.

The match will take place at the GENERALI Arena on Tuesday, July 19. The kick-off time is still yet to be set and the tickets info will be released in the upcoming weeks.

Fenerbahce have been one of the top Turkish teams for a long time, and a regular European cup contender. Fenerbahce are a 19-times Turkish champions (in 2014 for the last time), 6-times Turkish cup winners and 9-times Turkish Super cup winners.

In the last season, Fenerbahce failed to reach the Champions League group stage, having been eliminated by Shakhtar in the third qualifying round.

After beating Atromitos in the Europa League play-off round, Fenerbahce advanced to the competition’s group stage together with Celtic, Ajax and Molde, and advanced from the second spot. Then they eliminated Lokomotiv Moscow in the round of 32, but their road ended in the next round after a 1-4 loss in Braga.

Fenerbahce boast a strong squad, with several national team players. GENERALI Arena will host superstars Robin van Persie, Nani, a number of Turkish internationals, or Slovak national team player, Miroslav Stoch.

The match will be special for Michal Kadlec, who has recently joined Sparta after three years spent in Fenerbahce.

 

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