Lokomotiv Plovdiv fights Etar in Parva Liga battle

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Sat 14.March
Match begins: 12:45 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Lokomotiv (13000 seats)

There should be a significant difference in quality between these teams based on table positions so far, with Lokomotiv Plovdiv leading Etar by 22 points.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv and Etar should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Lokomotiv Plovdiv form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Stadion Lokomotiv as Lokomotiv Plovdiv, who have the most scored goals (46) in Parva Liga, have scored 20 goals to get 26 points from 12 games. The overall stats in the Parva Liga are 7-5-0 (wins-draws-losses).

Lokomotiv Plovdiv drew their last game, also a home match. Vitosha Bistritsa (placed 14th) was the opponent, 1-1 the score. Before that, Lokomotiv Plovdiv had a Bulgarian Cup home game versus CSKA 1948 Sofia which ended with a victory 2-0.

Lokomotiv Plovdiv are believed to win this game, given a winning chance of about 70% by the bookmakers. We have checked our records for their performance in similar circumstances and found three matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won three, drew zero and lost zero.

A decent goal production from Lokomotiv Plovdiv in their home games so far, with 20 goals from 12 league matches. Defensively Lokomotiv Plovdiv have been outstanding, conceding less than half a goal on average per home game in the league (6 in 12 games). For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Etar form and stats

Etar have only collected 9 points from their away games in the Parva Liga, after 2-3-7 (12 played).

Etar's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Arda that finished 1-1. Prior to that result Etar won their away game at Vitosha Bistritsa. The scoreline was 6-2.

You'll want to know how Etar managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found one similar match resulting in zero away wins, one draw and zero home wins.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Etar have scored 16 goals in 12 league games away. Etar struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 22 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Etar - Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0-5 played earlier this season. Last ten meetings between the teams: Lokomotiv Plovdiv won four, Etar won three and three draws. two games with over 2,5 goals, eight matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Lokomotiv Plovdiv
D. Krasimirov Iliev
12 goals
Lokomotiv Plovdiv
B. Karagaren
7 goals
Lokomotiv Plovdiv
A. Aralica
5 goals

Lokomotiv Plovdiv missing players

Etar missing players

Lokomotiv Plovdiv Etar
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
24 12 4 Played P 3 12 24
13 7 3 Won W 0 2 5
7 5 1 Drew D 1 3 9
4 0 0 Lost L 2 7 10
46 20 10 Scored S 2 16 26
22 6 2 Conceded C 7 22 40
88% 83% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 96%
75% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 88%
50% 33% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 67% 58% 46%
38% 25% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 25% 25%
25% 8% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 8% 8%
50% 42% 50% BTTS BTTS 33% 58% 54%
42% 58% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 8% 17%
21% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 67% 33% 33%
 
5 4.7 5.5 Corners for (avg) C F 1 2.7 3.8
4.7 4.2 3.8 Corners against (avg) C A 10.7 7.3 6.6
2.3 2.7 1.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2 2.2
4 4 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
215 110 34 Total Shots T S 13 79 169
107 54 19 Shots on Target S O 4 39 76
43% 37% 53% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 41% 34%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • All of Etar's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Etar have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won away.
  • Etar have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Etar have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Etar haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv has the most scored goals (46)
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv has the most scored goals in the first half (26)
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.

  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 23 16 7 0 42 10 12 9 3 0 27 4 11 7 4 0 15 6 32 55
2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 24 13 7 4 46 22 12 7 5 0 20 6 12 6 2 4 26 16 24 46
3 Levski Sofia 24 13 7 4 40 17 12 9 1 2 23 8 12 4 6 2 17 9 23 46
4 CSKA Sofia 24 13 7 4 39 16 12 8 3 1 24 9 12 5 4 3 15 7 23 46
5 Slavia Sofia 24 12 6 6 31 23 12 5 3 4 18 17 12 7 3 2 13 6 8 42
6 Cherno More 24 9 10 5 30 21 12 5 5 2 18 11 12 4 5 3 12 10 9 37
7 Beroe 24 12 1 11 37 32 12 8 1 3 21 9 12 4 0 8 16 23 5 37
8 Botev Plovdiv 24 8 6 10 25 27 12 5 3 4 13 10 12 3 3 6 12 17 -2 30
9 Arda 23 7 8 8 25 29 11 4 3 4 11 13 12 3 5 4 14 16 -4 29
10 Etar 24 5 9 10 26 40 12 3 6 3 10 18 12 2 3 7 16 22 -14 24
11 Tsarsko selo 24 6 4 14 22 39 12 4 3 5 14 17 12 2 1 9 8 22 -17 22
12 Botev Vratsa 24 4 7 13 20 45 12 3 4 5 12 17 12 1 3 8 8 28 -25 19
13 Dunav 2010 24 4 6 14 18 44 12 2 3 7 8 19 12 2 3 7 10 25 -26 18
14 Vitosha Bistritsa 24 1 3 20 15 51 12 1 1 10 10 29 12 0 2 10 5 22 -36 6

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.