Czech minnows FC Fastav Zlin 'doing a Leicester' as tiny provincial club chase title despite 900-1 odds
After only nine matches, a provincial soccer club from eastern Czech Republic is starting to draw comparisons with Premier League champion Leicester.
FC Fastav Zlin, a 900-1 shot to win the Czech league title and already dubbed 'Zlincester,' is in the early title hunt with the country's traditional powers.
'It's a nice comparison,' Zlin coach Bohumil Panik said in a recent interview. 'It pleases me. Leicester is, for a small club like us, an example to follow.'
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