Plzeň play out goalless draw with main rivals Sparta

In the most hotly anticipated game in Czech soccer’s top flight so far this season, reigning champions Viktoria Plzeň drew 0:0 with title contenders Sparta Prague on Saturday night. The two clubs remain tied in first place, with Plzeň ahead on goal difference. The West Bohemians host Slovenia’s Maribor on Tuesday in the first leg of a playoff tie to reach the lucrative and prestigious Champions League.

Author: Ian Willoughby