Sparta lose to Spartak Subotica in Europa League qualifier

Sparta Prague have a hill to climb if they are to continue in the Europa League after defeat in the first leg of their second qualifying round tie against Spartak Subotica. The Czech side lost 2:0 to the Serbian club in Novi Sad on Thursday. The second leg takes place in a week’s time.

If Sparta do get through, they will take part in the third and final qualifying round for Europe’s second-tier club competition.

Author: Ian Willoughby