Football preview: Septemvri Sofia II vs Pirin Blagoevgrad II - predictions and stats

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Competition: Bulgaria 3. League Southwest
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Dragalevtsi (2500 seats)

This match involves two squads living in the basement of the 3. League Southwest, Septemvri Sofia II having 15th position and Pirin Blagoevgrad II sitting at 19th. A decent opportunity for one of the contenders to improve their situation.

Insights:
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II have yet to win a game.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Septemvri Sofia II form and stats

Septemvri Sofia II's struggle is real here at Stadion Dragalevtsi with only 8 points collected from 9 3. League Southwest games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 2-2-5. When Septemvri Sofia II hosts teams that live in the bottom of the table (like Septemvri Sofia II, Hebar II, Vihren, Nadezhda Dobroslavtsi, Kostinbrod and Levski Chepintsi), they have won 2 of 2 matches! Regardless of arena the trend is looking very unhealthy for Septemvri with their six defeats in a row. Not since the Hebar II game, 48 days ago, have they avoided a loss.

Septemvri faced defeat in their previous match, away at Pirin Razlog (1-3).

Before that game, the home loss against Vitosha Bistritsa with the scoreline 1-3.

Septemvri Sofia II has scored 10 league goals at home this season, in 9 matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 15 goals have been conceded. It's worth mentioning that 8 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Pirin Blagoevgrad II form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Pirin Blagoevgrad II so far with only 2 points returning home. The records show 0-2-7 (win-draw-lose). Blagoevgrad are desperate to end a 18-game winless run, as they haven't won a game since the Oborishte fixture.

Home advantage was not enough for Pirin Blagoevgrad II in their previous game, as they lost their 3. League Southwest-match, hosting Slivnishki geroy, 1-5. Blagoevgrad lost the plot completely in their previous game, as mentioned above. They need to recover quickly from that 1-5 beating and focus on this one.

Preceding that game, the 0-2 loss visiting Pirin Razlog's place.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Blagoevgrad as they have only managed to score 6 times from 9 away games in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 0 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Blagoevgrad are struggling defensively in their away games, having conceded 6 goals in these matches. When Blagoevgrad is visiting a side on the bottom half, 2 of 2 matches have ended with three or more goals. These are matches against Hebar II, Pirin Blagoevgrad II, Vihren, Nadezhda Dobroslavtsi, Kostinbrod and Levski Chepintsi.

Head 2 Head

Septemvri Sofia II missing players

Pirin Blagoevgrad II missing players

Septemvri Sofia II Pirin Blagoevgrad II
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
18 9 2 Played P 2 9 18
5 2 2 Won W 0 0 0
2 2 0 Drew D 2 2 5
11 5 0 Lost L 0 7 13
24 10 5 Scored S 4 6 10
34 15 1 Conceded C 4 23 43
94% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 89%
83% 78% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 83%
78% 67% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 61%
44% 44% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 44% 39%
11% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 11% 17%
67% 56% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 44% 39%
11% 22% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 11%
28% 33% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 56% 61%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Shots against (avg) S A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 0 0
Key stats in 3. League Southwest this season:
  • All of Pirin Blagoevgrad II's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II have yet to win a game.
  • Pirin Blagoevgrad II haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Septemvri Sofia II have scored more than double the goals of Pirin Blagoevgrad II.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Balkan Botevgrad 18 14 3 1 30 10 10 8 2 0 20 8 8 6 1 1 10 2 20 45
2 Belasitsa 18 13 2 3 41 14 10 8 2 0 28 6 8 5 0 3 13 8 27 41
3 Vitosha Bistritsa 18 12 4 2 40 15 10 7 2 1 27 9 8 5 2 1 13 6 25 40
4 Chavdar Etropole 18 12 3 3 38 8 10 8 1 1 23 2 8 4 2 2 15 6 30 39
5 Kyustendil 18 11 5 2 36 13 8 6 2 0 14 4 10 5 3 2 22 9 23 38
6 Oborishte 18 10 4 4 34 21 10 8 2 0 26 9 8 2 2 4 8 12 13 34
7 Bansko 18 8 5 5 26 17 8 6 0 2 15 5 10 2 5 3 11 12 9 29
8 Pirin Razlog 18 7 6 5 20 17 10 6 2 2 12 5 8 1 4 3 8 12 3 27
9 Granit Vladaya 18 8 3 7 22 22 10 6 2 2 15 11 8 2 1 5 7 11 0 27
10 Slivnishki geroy 18 8 2 8 25 22 8 4 2 2 12 8 10 4 0 6 13 14 3 26
11 Pirin Gotse Delchev 18 7 5 6 20 25 8 3 3 2 9 6 10 4 2 4 11 19 -5 26
12 Botev Ihtiman 18 7 4 7 23 20 8 5 0 3 16 9 10 2 4 4 7 11 3 25
13 Rilski Sportist 18 7 2 9 22 28 8 4 1 3 12 10 10 3 1 6 10 18 -6 23
14 Vihren 18 5 3 10 30 37 8 3 1 4 19 21 10 2 2 6 11 16 -7 18
15 Septemvri Sofia II 18 5 2 11 24 34 9 2 2 5 10 15 9 3 0 6 14 19 -10 17
16 Hebar II 18 4 4 10 14 28 10 1 3 6 9 18 8 3 1 4 5 10 -14 16
17 Nadezhda Dobroslavtsi 18 3 6 9 15 34 8 1 4 3 6 12 10 2 2 6 9 22 -19 15
18 Kostinbrod 18 1 6 11 14 27 8 0 2 6 2 11 10 1 4 5 12 16 -13 9
19 Pirin Blagoevgrad II 18 0 5 13 10 43 9 0 3 6 4 20 9 0 2 7 6 23 -33 5
20 Levski Chepintsi 18 0 2 16 9 58 10 0 2 8 5 20 8 0 0 8 4 38 -49 2

Read more about 3. League Southwest

The Bulgarian Third Amateur Football League, often called “Third League) is the third level of football in Bulgaria. It is divided into four divisions based on geographical regions; Northwest, Northeast, Southwest and Southeast. The number of teams vary. The top team of each region is promoted.