Levski Sofia vs CSKA 1948 Sofia: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov (25000 seats)

The Levski Sofia manager G. Vasilev Todorov attacks this game with the team placed 8th so far. In the visitors dressing room CSKA 1948 Sofia and their manager K. Balakov are in 11th place before this match.

There's local pride at stake here, as these teams are practically neighbours. Expect lots of passion from both players and supporters.

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Levski Sofia form and stats

Two Parva Liga home games so far for Levski Sofia, who are yet to win here at Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov. Only 0 points so far. We have seen two home losses in a row now for Levski, who are hoping that the phrase “third time lucky” applies to them.

A strong away win for Levski against Montana the last match, as Ivaylo Naydenov, Stijn Spierings (2) and Paulinho were on target. Preceding that match was the home game against Tsarsko selo that was lost 0-1.

As indicated by the result mentioned above, Levski played a great game against Montana and beat them comfortably. Expectations are high for this one.

At Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov, Levski Sofia has the goal stats of 0-3 (for/against) from 2 league fixtures.

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CSKA 1948 Sofia form and stats

CSKA 1948 Sofia, who have the most clean sheets (2) away in Parva Liga, are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the Parva Liga, having played 2 games and collected 2 points (0 wins, 2 draws and 0 losses). Visiting CSKA 1948 Sofia has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.

D. Mladenov was the last player to score for the away team. Sofia haven't scored a league goal in the last 327 minutes.

CSKA 1948 Sofia has to pack their bags again for the second away game in a row. Last time they traveled to Tsarsko selo for a Parva Liga game that ended a draw (0-0). A 0-2 loss hosting Arda before that.

It's early days yet, but CSKA 1948 Sofia has scored 0 and conceded 0 goals from their travels in the league so far (2 games).

Head 2 Head

Top Goalscorers

Levski SofiaS. Spierings
S. Spierings
2 goals
LevskiP. de Menezes Melo
P. de Menezes Melo
2 goals
Levski SofiaI. Naydenov
I. Naydenov
1 goals

Levski Sofia missing players

CSKA 1948 Sofia missing players

Levski Sofia CSKA 1948 Sofia
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
4 2 0 Played P 1 2 4
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
1 0 0 Drew D 1 2 3
2 2 0 Lost L 0 0 1
5 0 0 Scored S 0 0 2
4 3 0 Conceded C 0 0 4
100% 100% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 50%
75% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 50%
25% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 25%
25% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 25%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
25% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 25%
25% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 100% 50%
50% 100% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 100% 75%
 
5.5 6.5 0 Corners for (avg) C F 1 2.5 4
4.2 3 0 Corners against (avg) C A 3 4 3.2
1 0.5 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 3.5 3.8
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
29 12 0 Total Shots T S 4 12 31
11 2 0 Shots on Target S O 2 4 8
45% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 25%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • CSKA 1948 Sofia has the most clean sheets (2) away
Levski Sofia Last season CSKA 1948 Sofia
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
31 15   Played P   9 20
15 9   Won W   7 17
8 1   Drew D   0 1
8 5   Lost L   2 2
50 25   Scored S   21 56
30 13   Conceded C   14 18
87% 93%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 100%
77% 80%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   67% 85%
55% 60%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   67% 55%
29% 20%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   56% 50%
6% 0%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   56% 40%
45% 47%   BTTS BTTS   67% 45%
42% 47%   Clean Sheets C S   22% 50%
26% 13%   Failed to Score F T   11% 5%
 
5.6 6.6   Corners for (avg) C F   5.9 6.2
3.6 3.4   Corners against (avg) C A   3 2.8
2.1 1.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2.6 1.8
3 2   Red cards R C   0 0
 
333 188   Total Shots T S   103 214
136 70   Shots on Target S O   55 103
37% 36%   Goal Efficiency G E   36% 44%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 CSKA Sofia 4 3 1 0 7 4 2 2 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 3 3 10
2 Ludogorets 4 3 0 1 10 4 1 1 0 0 3 0 3 2 0 1 7 4 6 9
3 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 4 3 0 1 6 4 2 2 0 0 4 2 2 1 0 1 2 2 2 9
4 Beroe 4 2 2 0 11 3 2 1 1 0 6 0 2 1 1 0 5 3 8 8
5 Tsarsko selo 4 2 2 0 4 0 3 1 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 4 8
6 Arda 4 2 2 0 9 6 2 1 1 0 4 3 2 1 1 0 5 3 3 8
7 Montana 4 1 2 1 4 7 3 1 1 1 4 7 1 0 1 0 0 0 -3 5
8 Levski Sofia 4 1 1 2 5 4 2 0 0 2 0 3 2 1 1 0 5 1 1 4
9 Botev Plovdiv 4 1 1 2 8 8 2 1 1 0 5 3 2 0 0 2 3 5 0 4
10 Cherno More 4 1 1 2 7 7 1 0 0 1 1 4 3 1 1 1 6 3 0 4
11 CSKA 1948 Sofia 4 0 3 1 2 4 2 0 1 1 2 4 2 0 2 0 0 0 -2 3
12 Botev Vratsa 4 1 0 3 5 11 2 1 0 1 4 3 2 0 0 2 1 8 -6 3
13 Slavia Sofia 4 0 1 3 1 7 2 0 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 4 -6 1
14 Etar 4 0 0 4 0 10 2 0 0 2 0 6 2 0 0 2 0 4 -10 0
Last season 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 3 1 1 13 6 3 3 0 0 11 2 2 0 1 1 2 4 7 72
2 CSKA Sofia 5 2 3 0 11 5 3 1 2 0 9 4 2 1 1 0 2 1 6 59
3 Slavia Sofia 5 3 1 1 6 4 2 1 1 0 3 1 3 2 0 1 3 3 2 55
4 Levski Sofia 5 1 1 3 7 11 2 0 0 2 2 4 3 1 1 1 5 7 -4 53
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 5 1 0 4 4 12 3 0 0 3 1 5 2 1 0 1 3 7 -8 53
6 Beroe 5 2 0 3 6 9 2 1 0 1 3 2 3 1 0 2 3 7 -3 49
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 CSKA 1948 Sofia 21 18 1 2 59 18 11 10 1 0 35 4 10 8 0 2 24 14 41 55
2 Septemvri Sofia 20 17 1 2 47 19 10 9 1 0 29 11 10 8 0 2 18 8 28 52
3 Montana 22 14 3 5 43 17 11 9 0 2 30 9 11 5 3 3 13 8 26 45
4 Lokomotiv Sofia 1929 22 13 3 6 37 18 11 8 1 2 21 7 11 5 2 4 16 11 19 42
5 Neftohimik 21 10 3 8 35 29 11 7 2 2 19 9 10 3 1 6 16 20 6 33
6 Hebar 1918 21 10 3 8 35 30 10 6 1 3 16 9 11 4 2 5 19 21 5 33
7 Lovech 20 9 5 6 29 15 10 5 2 3 16 6 10 4 3 3 13 9 14 32
8 Kariana Erden 20 9 5 6 30 24 10 5 4 1 18 10 10 4 1 5 12 14 6 32
9 Lokomotiv G. Oryahovitsa 22 9 5 8 35 30 12 7 2 3 25 13 10 2 3 5 10 17 5 32
10 OFK Pirin 21 7 7 7 27 29 10 3 4 3 14 17 11 4 3 4 13 12 -2 28
11 Botev Galabovo 22 7 7 8 26 32 11 6 2 3 16 15 11 1 5 5 10 17 -6 28
12 Ludogorets II 22 6 9 7 23 25 11 4 5 2 14 11 11 2 4 5 9 14 -2 27
13 Strumska slava 22 8 1 13 24 34 10 5 1 4 13 14 12 3 0 9 11 20 -10 25
14 Chernomorets Balchik 20 6 4 10 15 27 10 5 2 3 11 6 10 1 2 7 4 21 -12 22
15 Spartak Varna 22 3 4 15 9 42 11 3 2 6 7 16 11 0 2 9 2 26 -33 13
16 Spartak Pleven 22 3 4 15 13 41 11 1 2 8 5 17 11 2 2 7 8 24 -28 10
17 Pomorie 30 2 3 25 15 72 15 1 2 12 7 32 15 1 1 13 8 40 -57 6

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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.