In the last three seasons, Viktoria did not advance from the qualification to the cup group. Another setback would spell big trouble for the club, which is still looking for a new owner. If Plzeň can eliminate Helsinki, they will at least secure participation in the main stage of the European Conference League. On Wednesday, coach Michal Bílek’s wards will have their first competitive game of the season.
The West Bohemians won the first four matches at home in the summer training, but they were in search of success at the training camp in Austria. Belgian St. They lost to Truiden 1:3 and played goalless draws with Romanian Botosani and in the general game with Besiktas Istanbul.
The Helsinki team is in second place in the table after the 15th round of the domestic competition, which is played from spring to autumn. The record holders with 31 Finnish titles eliminated RFS Riga with Czech defender Petr Mareš in the opening preliminary round. After a 1:0 home win, the Nordic team lost 1:2 in the away match and won 5:4 in the penalty shootout.