Peter Olayinka was almost a villain after conceding a late penalty in Slavia Prague’s 1-0 win over CFR Cluj in the Champions League last stage of qualification on Tuesday.
The Czech Republic Champions started on a high note, after creating two good chances, which Peter Olayinka was part of, in the first 15 minutes, before Lukas Masopust sent in a volley from Nicolea Staciu’s corner in the 28th minute to put the visiting team ahead.
The red-whites were in control of the game at the break but things took a turn in the second half as CFR Cluj’s Rondon hit post after a defensive mixup by Slavia Prague players in the 52nd minute.
In the 78th minute, Peter Olayinka almost become a villain as he tackled Omrani inside the box and the referee wasted no time, in giving a penalty to the Romanian side. Slavia Prague’s Goalkeeper, Ondrej Oklar clamly saved Omrani’s penalty which gave them a slim advantage in the tie.
Slavia Prague will go into the second leg, with their heads high, with just one step to Champions League Group Stages.