Football: Slavia Prague out of Europa League

Slavia Prague’s run in football’s Europa League came to an abrupt end on Thursday night when they were defeated by Kazakh club Astana in Prague.

Astana scored in the closing minutes of the first half following a mistake by Slavia’s defence and goalkeeper. Slavia has numerous chances to equalise but did not find the back of the net. The final score was 1:0.