Plzeň achieve 10:2 aggregate score against Kalju in Champions League qualifier

The Czech league title holders Viktoria Plzeň beat the Estonian side Kalju 6:2 in the second leg of their Champions League third qualification round tie on Wednesday night. Plzeň had a 4:0 advantage after the first leg in Tallinn and made light work of the visitors, with captain Pavel Horváth scoring a hat-trick that included two fine long-range strikes as the hosts notched up a 10:2 aggregate score-line. There is one more round of qualification for club soccer’s most prestigious competition, though defeat comes with a place in the second-tier tournament the Europa League, guaranteeing Plzeň a place in European competition.

Author: Jan Velinger