Hradec Králové - AC Sparta Praha (Saturday, 14:30)
The round kicks off with the match between two teams at opposite ends of the table – Hradec and Sparta. Sparta are the firm favourites and have started off the spring season alternating win-draw. Hradec have notched up seven points so far in the spring season, and will put up a fight at home.
Teplice - FK Mladá Boleslav (Saturday, 17:00)
Fifth place Teplice take on fourth place Boleslav in the clash of the neighbours. Boleslav, under coach Jarolim, have a seven point advantage over Teplice with a game in hand. With both teams fighting for a place in European competition, the match may prove decisive at the end of the season.
Dynamo České Budějovice - FK Baumit Jablonec (Saturday, 17:00)
Any points notched up by Budějovice against opponents Jablonec would be nothíng short of a miracle. So far in the spring season, Budějovice have conceded nineteen goals, and desperatley need points if they are to remain in the league next season. On the other hand, Jablonec have amassed eleven points and are sure favourites going into the match.
Příbram - FC Vysočina Jihlava (Saturday, 17:00)
Saturday sees the clash of table neighbours, Příbram and Jihlava, with Jihlava one point ahead of their rivals in the league. Jihlava are in better shape going into the match, having won their last two games. However, facing Príbram at home may prove a difficult match.
Dukla Praha - 1.FC Slovácko (Saturday, 17:00)
Sixth place Slovácko travel to seventh place Dukla. Dukla have only lost to Sparta and Plzeň in the spring season. A win against Slovácko will see them in with a shot of moving to fifth in the league, and one step closer to participation in European competition. Slovácko have had a rollercoaster ride so far and will be looking to beat their rivals again, having thrashed them 5:1 in the autumn season.
Slavia Praha - Bohemians Praha 1905 (Saturday, 20:15)
Saturday evening’s match promises to be a real treat as Bohemians take on Slavia at Eden. Slavia have lost their last three matches in a row and are currently two points ahead of the Kangaroos in the table. Bohemians, however, have failed to notch up a point away from home, but are unbeaten so far in the spring on their home turf.
Baník Ostrava - FC Viktoria Plzeň (Sunday, 14:45)
On Sunday, Ostrava welcome Plzeň. After the winter transfer window, Ostrava have failed to win and only recorded two draws at home. However, they did prove their metal in 18th round when they drew 1:1 with Sparta. Plzeň have won all their last five spring matches, averaging three goals per match. Ostrava may find it an uphill struggle against their opponents.
Slovan Liberec - FC Zbrojovka Brno (Sunday, 17:00)
The round closes with the match between Liberec and Brno. Liberec have had a miserable season in general, and in the spring have only notched up one point in their draw against Ostrava. Brno have not dropped a point in their last four matches and will be looking to extend that on Sunday.
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