“Seven” is the word of the day as Viktoria Plzen showcased their ruthless prowess at Letna Stadium, creating a weekend to remember after man of the match performance saw Rafiu Durosinmi grab a brace and an assist against Zlin.
In a Czech First League showdown, Rafiu Durosinmi found the net twice and set up a goal as FC Viktoria secured a convincing away victory against a 10-man Zlin side.
Viktoria unleashed an unforgettable performance on a vibrant Sunday afternoon, sweeping to a 7-1 triumph that left fans in awe. Tomas Chory, Pavel Sulc, Pavel Bucha, and Jan Kliment all joined the scoring party.
The first four minutes set the tone as Tomas Chory swiftly broke the deadlock. Just three minutes later, Jakub Cernin’s red card altered the game’s dynamics for both teams.
Pavel Sulc then seized the spotlight with a rapid-fire brace, securing Viktoria Plzen a commanding three-goal lead before halftime. Pavel Bucha added another goal just before the break.
The second half witnessed the visiting team maintaining their energy, and it was the 20-year-old Nigerian forward who came through with two goals in the 49th and 57th minutes.
Jan Kliment put the icing on the cake late in the game, securing the win and three valuable points for the Michal Bílek men.
Although Zlin managed a consolation goal through Vukadin Vukadinovic, the damage was already done.
With this performance, Rafiu Durosinmi’s tally for Viktoria Plzen stands at 3 goals and 3 assists in 7 league matches.
This victory propels Viktoria Plzen to 4th place in the Czech league table, boasting 16 points from 7 games. In contrast, their hosts linger at the bottom with a mere four points from eight games.
Looking ahead, Rafiu Durosinmi and his teammates will carry this momentum into their upcoming Europa League group stage clash against Ballkani on Thursday. A thrilling encounter awaits.