FC Viktoria Plzeň

They are known as Viktorka, the club colours are blue and red. These are also on the home jerseys, where the red jersey is decorated with horizontal blue stripes and the typical blue shorts. They play at the stadium in Štruncové sady, which is now known as the Doosan Arena, otherwise it is also the Pilsen City Stadium. Its capacity is 11 700 seats.

As the club is the third most successful in the Czech premier league competition, it has a major rivalry with AC Sparta Prague and SK Slavia Prague in particular. Viktorka's fans are called Viktorians and have long been friends with fans of Zbrojovka Brno.

Many important players of Czech football have worked in the club. Among the most famous are Pavel Nedvěd from the youth category between 1986 and 1991 and later also goalkeeper Petr Čech, who also played there in the youth category between 1989 and 1999.

The origins of the club

The club was founded in Plzeň in 1911, then under the name of Sport Club Viktoria Plzeň. As usual, the name has changed several times over the years. The club returned to its original nickname, Viktoria, in 1993. Before that, it had changed the names Sokol, Spartak and Skoda.

The first time the club reached the 1st league was in the 1931/32 season and finished in a great 4th place. A year later it was even higher. In the former Central European Cup in 1935, Viktoria first came to prominence in Europe, where they played Juventus. They sensationally drew 3-3 at home, but lost 1-5 in Italy.

The club's greatest achievements

We mentioned in the introduction that the club is the third most successful club in the history of the independent Czech league. That is true, but all of its premier league titles date from the second decade of this century, making it the most successful Czech club today. It has a total of 5 so far, from 2011, 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2018. The club got among the elite under the leadership of coach Pavel Vrba. The club's other achievements include 2 wins in the Czech Cup and 2 wins in the Czech Super Cup.

However, the club has also performed very well in the European Cups. Firstly, it's participation in the UEFA Champions League group stage for the first time in the 2011/12 season, when it met clubs like FC Barcelona or AC Milan. They has also made it to the Champions League several more times, as well as the UEFA Europa League.

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FC Viktoria Plzeň - Last 10 matches

Date Home Away Halftime Result
05.11.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň AC Sparta Prague 0 : 0 0 : 1
01.11.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň FC Barcelona 0 : 2 2 : 4
26.10.2022 Inter Milan FC Viktoria Plzeň 2 : 0 4 : 0
12.10.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň FC Bayern Munich 0 : 4 2 : 4
04.10.2022 FC Bayern Munich FC Viktoria Plzeň 3 : 0 5 : 0
13.09.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň Inter Milan 0 : 1 0 : 2
07.09.2022 FC Barcelona FC Viktoria Plzeň 3 : 1 5 : 1
23.08.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň Qarabag FK 0 : 1 2 : 1
17.08.2022 Qarabag FK FC Viktoria Plzeň 0 : 0 0 : 0
09.08.2022 FC Viktoria Plzeň FC Sheriff Tiraspol 1 : 0 2 : 1

FC Viktoria Plzeň against opponent

Recent matches FC Viktoria Plzeň

Upcoming matches FC Viktoria Plzeň

Date Match 1 10 0 02 2
07.12:2022 19:30 N.Veselí-Plzeň 4.98 3.41 10 1.13 1.26
09.12:2022 17:30 Plzeň - Olomouc 2.05 1.36 4.2 1.75 3.1