Can Botev Vratsa outdo Tsarsko selo in Stadion Hristo Botev clash?

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Mon 16.May
Match begins: 14:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Hristo Botev (12000 seats)

Points have been hard to come by for Botev Vratsa so far, and the same description fits Tsarsko selo. These weathered teams pray for some crucial points here.

Insights:
  • Botev Vratsa have the most conceded goals (48) in Parva Liga
  • Tsarsko selo have the fewest scored goals (15) in Parva Liga

For Vratsa relegation is already certain this season. Only divine intervention and/or time travel can save them and neither look likely. Tsarsko selo are nearing the end of this stay in this division as relegation is now unavoidable.

Both contenders have had adequate rest since their previous work day in an official game. Let's agree to expect an energetic match!

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Botev Vratsa form and stats

When playing at home in the Parva Liga, Botev Vratsa have managed 3 wins, 6 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 13 games.

The home fans saw a 1-1 draw versus Lokomotiv Sofia 1929 last time out and are looking for a victory here.

Preceding that match was the home game against OFK Pirin that was lost 0-1.

Botev Vratsa aren't scoring a lot here at Stadion Hristo Botev in the league, with only 11 goals from 13 games. On the other hand, Vratsa have conceded 17 goals.

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Tsarsko selo form and stats

There's been little loot from Tsarsko selo's travels as they have only collected 4 points from 13 away games in the Parva Liga. Tsarsko selo only have 0 wins to counter their 9 defeats and 4 draws.

The Tsarsko selo goalkeeper Khadim Ndiaye is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 268 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Tsarsko selo are travelling after their nice 3-0 home win in the fixture against OFK Pirin.

Before that, Tsarsko selo travelled to Lokomotiv Sofia 1929 and returned home with a draw after the game finished 0-0.

Tsarsko are seemingly not capable of scoring regularly on their travels in the league. They have only managed 5 goals from 13 away games. It's worth mentioning that 3 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. Tsarsko selo have conceded 19 goals in these away matches. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

This duo played each other previously this campaign: Tsarsko selo - Botev Vratsa 1-1. These teams battled well and hard when they last played each other. Both Pétris (Tsarsko selo) and Georgiev (Botev Vratsa) were sent off. Last ten meetings between these participants: Vratsa won five, Tsarsko selo triumphed in three and we saw two draws. six games with more than 2,5 goals, four matches with less than 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

Tsarsko seloV. Hristov
V. Hristov
6 goals
Botev VratsaM. Kalinov Marinov
M. Kalinov Marinov
3 goals
Botev VratsaY. Nenov
Y. Nenov
3 goals

Botev Vratsa missing players

Tsarsko selo missing players

Botev Vratsa Tsarsko selo
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
30 15 5 Played P 5 15 30
5 3 0 Won W 1 1 5
9 7 3 Drew D 1 5 9
16 5 2 Lost L 3 9 16
25 12 3 Scored S 4 7 21
52 19 7 Conceded C 6 19 37
83% 73% 80% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 73% 80%
63% 60% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 53% 60%
50% 40% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 33% 33%
33% 20% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 13% 10%
17% 7% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 3%
47% 40% 40% BTTS BTTS 40% 33% 37%
23% 40% 20% Clean Sheets C S 40% 33% 37%
47% 47% 60% Failed to Score F T 40% 60% 47%
 
3.4 3.9 4.6 Corners for (avg) C F 4.6 4.3 4.2
6.5 6.3 5.4 Corners against (avg) C A 4.2 4.9 4.7
2.9 2.1 1.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.4 2.7 2.8
6 2 2 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
7.4 8.3 8.8 Shots (avg) S ( 8.2 7.5 8
3.2 3.6 4.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.2 2.3 2.7
26% 22% 14% Goal Efficiency G E 36% 21% 26%
 
14 13.5 10.4 Shots against (avg) S A 10.4 11.9 11.4
5.9 5.2 3.8 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3.8 4.9 5.1
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • Botev Vratsa have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Botev Vratsa have the most conceded goals (48) in Parva Liga
  • Botev Vratsa have the most conceded goals in the first half (34) in Parva Liga
  • Botev Vratsa have the the worst goal difference (-25) in Parva Liga
  • Tsarsko selo have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Tsarsko selo have the fewest points from losing position (1) in Parva Liga
  • Tsarsko selo have the fewest scored goals (15) in Parva Liga
  • Tsarsko selo have the fewest scored goals (5) away in Parva Liga
  • Tsarsko selo have the fewest scored goals in the second half (9) in Parva Liga

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Ludogorets 26 21 1 4 64 23 13 12 0 1 37 9 13 9 1 3 27 14 41 64
2 CSKA Sofia 26 15 7 4 39 25 13 10 2 1 21 8 13 5 5 3 18 17 14 52
3 Botev Plovdiv 26 13 7 6 34 28 13 11 0 2 24 13 13 2 7 4 10 15 6 46
4 Cherno More 26 12 9 5 35 18 13 6 5 2 18 7 13 6 4 3 17 11 17 45
5 Levski Sofia 26 12 6 8 33 25 13 7 3 3 18 11 13 5 3 5 15 14 8 42
6 Slavia Sofia 26 9 9 8 30 26 13 6 4 3 15 10 13 3 5 5 15 16 4 36
7 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 26 9 7 10 30 35 13 6 4 3 18 15 13 3 3 7 12 20 -5 34
8 Beroe 26 9 5 12 23 27 13 6 5 2 11 8 13 3 0 10 12 19 -4 32
9 CSKA 1948 Sofia 26 8 6 12 36 37 13 6 3 4 24 17 13 2 3 8 12 20 -1 30
10 Arda 26 7 8 11 27 34 13 5 5 3 18 16 13 2 3 8 9 18 -7 29
11 OFK Pirin 26 7 6 13 34 41 13 5 3 5 20 20 13 2 3 8 14 21 -7 27
12 Lokomotiv Sofia 1929 26 6 7 13 22 42 13 6 3 4 15 17 13 0 4 9 7 25 -20 25
13 Botev Vratsa 26 5 7 14 23 48 13 3 6 4 11 17 13 2 1 10 12 31 -25 22
14 Tsarsko selo 26 3 7 16 15 36 13 3 3 7 10 17 13 0 4 9 5 19 -21 16

Read more about Parva Liga

The First Professional Football League, also known as the Parva Liga, is the top level of football in Bulgaria. It has 14 teams playing a regular season of 26 fixtures to set a league table. The top six then enter a championship playoff, the bottom eight a relegation group.