The 22nd weekend of Gambrinus Liga action is in the book. Sparta continued on their imperious unbeaten march towards their first domestic title in four years. But apart from stating the obvious, what else happened over the past few days?
It is almost as if the latest quotes fed to the press by Tomáš Řepka were designed to titillate ahead of the upcoming release of his autobiography Neuhýbám! (or, in English, Rebellious!).
If willingly conceding a penalty to disadvantage Sparta’s chance at Gambrinus Liga victory is a morsel, then, the question is, what is the prime cut hidden inside Neuhýbám’s covers?
With two teams being guaranteed automatic entry to Euro 2016, and the Czech Republic being part of the second group of seeds, there was a cautious optimism that Pavel Vrba could ensure a successful qualification campaign. However, the Czechs were handed arguably the more competitive groups there are.