BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovak champion Slovan Bratislava signed Belgian central defender Siemen Voet on a three-year contract on Friday.
The 22-year-old Voet, a product of Club Brugge’s academy, is the second signing in two days for Slovan as it prepares to play Georgia’s Dinamo Batumi in the first qualifying round of the Champions League next month.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia midfielder Juraj Kucka has returned home after more than 13 years to join Slovak champion Slovan Bratislava after playing for Watford in the English Premier League last season.
LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds held on for its first victory of the Premier League season after defender Diego Llorente scored early in the 1-0 win over Watford on Saturday.
The Spain center back netted from close range after 18 minutes by getting his left foot on the ball after Watford midfielder Juraj Kucka tried to clear a corner but instead headed it in front of the goal.
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia will have to do without Dávid Strelec at the European Championship after the young striker injured a thigh muscle in a warmup game.
Slovakia coach Štefan Tarkovič announced his 26-man squad on Wednesday, a day after a 1-1 draw in a warmup game against Bulgaria in Austria, where Slovakia has a training camp.