Plzeň preparing to face Lyon away in Europa League

Viktoria Plzeň are preparing to face the French club Olympique Lyonnais in the first leg of their Europa League round of 16 tie on Thursday evening. The second leg takes place in West Bohemia next week. Plzeň overcame the wealthy Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk, who won the competition’s predecessor in 2010, in the previous round.