Open game expected at Stadion Bâlgarska Armija: CSKA Sofia vs Ludogorets preview

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Sun 20.September
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Bâlgarska Armija (22015 seats)

The season is still fairly new and the Parva Liga table has to be read with caution. So far CSKA Sofia find themselves in 3rd position and Ludogorets are placed 1st.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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CSKA Sofia form and stats

Perfect Parva Liga season at home so far for CSKA Sofia 2 wins from 2 appearances.

CSKA Sofia shared the glory with Cherno More in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1. Before that, CSKA Sofia had a home game versus Slavia Sofia which ended with a victory 1-0.

CSKA Sofia has scored 3 goals so far and conceded 1 goal from 2 home games. These are numbers from the league only.

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Ludogorets form and stats

It's gone fairly well in the Parva Liga away games so far for Ludogorets with six points collected from three matches. The visitors have performed well in their home games as well, building a total win streak of four games home and away. Ludogorets hope to make it five in this match. Ludogorets love their trips these days, as their two previous away games have resulted in victories.

Ludogorets are travelling after their nice 3-1 home win in the Parva Liga against Lokomotiv Plovdiv (placed 6th). The game before that, in the Champions League, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Midtjylland.

Ludogorets have scored more than twice on average per away game (in the league), an impressive attacking display. They have 7 goals from 3 away matches. As opposed to that, Ludogorets have seen the ball go into their own net 4 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: one win for CSKA Sofia, seven draws and two wins for Ludogorets. Over 2,5 goals: one time; under 2,5 goals: nine games.

Top Goalscorers

SofiaA. Sowe
A. Sowe
2 goals
LudogoretsA. Menezes Santana
A. Menezes Santana
2 goals
LudogoretsM. Tchibota
M. Tchibota
2 goals

CSKA Sofia missing players

Ludogorets missing players

CSKA Sofia Ludogorets
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
5 2 0 Played P 0 3 5
3 2 0 Won W 0 2 4
2 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 1 1
8 3 0 Scored S 0 7 13
5 1 0 Conceded C 0 4 5
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
80% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 100%
60% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 67% 80%
20% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 67% 60%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 33% 20%
80% 50% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 67% 60%
20% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 33% 40%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
5.8 5 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 7.3 5.2
3.4 3 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 5 4.6
2 2.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 1.8
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
66 22 0 Total Shots T S 0 43 63
26 10 0 Shots on Target S O 0 15 24
31% 30% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 47% 54%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • All of Ludogorets's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • CSKA Sofia have scored in all their matches so far.
  • CSKA Sofia have won all their matches at home so far.
  • CSKA Sofia haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Ludogorets has the most scored goals in the second half (10) in Parva Liga
  • Ludogorets have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Ludogorets have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Ludogorets have won significantly more corners away than at home.
  • Ludogorets haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Ludogorets is in the best form (4-0-1)
CSKA Sofia Last season Ludogorets
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
31 16   Played P   15 31
16 9   Won W   8 21
11 6   Drew D   6 9
4 1   Lost L   1 1
52 34   Scored S   19 59
22 14   Conceded C   11 18
84% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   93% 90%
65% 75%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   60% 74%
48% 56%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   20% 35%
29% 50%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   13% 19%
10% 19%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   7% 13%
39% 44%   BTTS BTTS   53% 48%
58% 56%   Clean Sheets C S   47% 52%
19% 6%   Failed to Score F T   7% 10%
 
5.7 6.4   Corners for (avg) C F   6 6.9
3.4 3.2   Corners against (avg) C A   3.8 3.1
2.3 2.2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.9 2.5
0 0   Red cards R C   2 3
 
374 190   Total Shots T S   150 371
151 70   Shots on Target S O   62 166
34% 49%   Goal Efficiency G E   31% 36%

  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 5 4 0 1 13 5 2 2 0 0 6 1 3 2 0 1 7 4 8 12
2 Beroe 5 3 2 0 13 3 2 1 1 0 6 0 3 2 1 0 7 3 10 11
3 CSKA Sofia 5 3 2 0 8 5 2 2 0 0 3 1 3 1 2 0 5 4 3 11
4 Tsarsko selo 5 2 3 0 4 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 4 9
5 Arda 5 2 3 0 9 6 2 1 1 0 4 3 3 1 2 0 5 3 3 9
6 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 5 3 0 2 7 7 2 2 0 0 4 2 3 1 0 2 3 5 0 9
7 Levski Sofia 5 2 1 2 7 5 3 1 0 2 2 4 2 1 1 0 5 1 2 7
8 CSKA 1948 Sofia 5 1 3 1 4 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 6
9 Botev Plovdiv 5 1 2 2 8 8 3 1 2 0 5 3 2 0 0 2 3 5 0 5
10 Cherno More 5 1 2 2 8 8 2 0 1 1 2 5 3 1 1 1 6 3 0 5
11 Montana 5 1 2 2 4 9 3 1 1 1 4 7 2 0 1 1 0 2 -5 5
12 Botev Vratsa 5 1 1 3 5 11 3 1 1 1 4 3 2 0 0 2 1 8 -6 4
13 Slavia Sofia 5 0 1 4 1 9 3 0 1 2 1 5 2 0 0 2 0 4 -8 1
14 Etar 5 0 0 5 1 12 2 0 0 2 0 6 3 0 0 3 1 6 -11 0

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.