Ghanaian striker Benjamin Tetteh climbed off the bench to inspire Sparta Prague to win over SFC Opava in the Czech Liga 1 at the Generali Arena on Saturday.
Tetteh, who joined the side on a four-year deal last week, was left out of the starting eleven as they hosted league newcomers SFC Opava in the opening fixture of the season.
Sparta Prague endured a difficult after they were frustrated by the visitors as the first half ended in a goalless draw.
With the match looking to end in a stalemate, Coach Pavel Hapal called upon Tetteh as a replacement for Matej Pulkrab in the 57th minute.
Tetteh paid Coach Hapal’s faith by providing a sleek assist to Gabonese midfielder Guelor Kanga to power home the opener on the 75th-minute mark.
The hosts sealed the victory in the 84th minute following an own by Jaroslav Svozil.
Tetteh’s immediate impact could give inform coach Hapal to hand him a starting berth in their UEFA Europa League clash against Serbian side Spartak Subotica on Thursday.
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