Early betting lines indicate Lokomotiv Plovdiv advantage hosting Etar at Stadion Lokomotiv

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Fri 26.February
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Lokomotiv (13000 seats)

A home win is expected from this fixture if the league table is anything to judge by. The Lokomotiv Plovdiv fans are optimistic that the difference between 3rd and Etar's 14th place in the table will show on the pitch.

Insights:
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Etar has the most conceded goals (37) in Parva Liga

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

Lokomotiv Plovdiv are steadily winning Parva Liga games and points here at Stadion Lokomotiv. 6 wins, 3 draws and 0 defeats is the summary from 9 games. There’s a good atmosphere here at Stadion Lokomotiv after three straight home wins.

The Lokomotiv supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Ludogorets in Parva Liga and win 3-2. Preceding that game was the away draw at Cherno More that finished 0-0.

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 five matches and the win/draw/lost stats: Won five, drew zero and lost zero.

Some members of the home team might already be thinking of their next match, the Bulgarian Cup game versus Belasitsa in only three days. This game is also played here at Stadion Lokomotiv.

The Lokomotiv manager A. Tunchev has got the team scoring with 20 from 9 home games in the league. It's worth mentioning that 11 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. From these home matches, Lokomotiv have conceded only 8 goals.

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Etar form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Etar, who have the most conceded goals (37) in Parva Liga, so far with only 5 points returning home. The records show 1-2-6 (win-draw-lose).

The attacking players of Etar have been feeble for some time now, the team not scoring a league goal in the last 326 minutes.

Etar played 0-0 against Levski Sofia in their previous match. It was a defeat before that one as the away game against Ludogorets wasn't a success with a 0-6 loss.

You'll want to know how Etar managed when outsiders such as today. Our database found two similar matches resulting in one away win, zero draws and one home win.

After this away game Etar return home for a Bulgarian Cup game against Arda. That game is only four sleeps after this.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Etar as they have only managed to score 5 times from 9 away games in the league. The opposition has been scoring high and low on Etar's goalkeeper in away games this season, as they have let in 23 goals in 9 travels.

Head 2 Head

The dueling parties have met before this season: Etar - Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1-3. Head-2-head stats last ten meetings: four - three - three (Lokomotiv wins - draws - Etar wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), eight had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

Lokomotiv PlovdivD. Krasimirov Iliev
D. Krasimirov Iliev
8 goals
EtarP. Borukov
P. Borukov
6 goals
LokomotivD. Costa Lima Almeida
D. Costa Lima Almeida
4 goals

Lokomotiv Plovdiv missing players

Etar missing players

Lokomotiv Plovdiv Etar
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
18 9 4 Played P 1 9 18
11 6 3 Won W 0 1 2
4 3 1 Drew D 0 2 6
3 0 0 Lost L 1 6 10
33 20 12 Scored S 0 5 11
16 8 3 Conceded C 6 23 37
89% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 89% 78%
78% 89% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 67% 61%
56% 67% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 56% 50%
33% 33% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 33% 39%
11% 22% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 33% 22%
50% 67% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 44% 39%
39% 33% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 22% 33%
22% 11% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 44% 50%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 2.7 3.1
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 3 7
 
8.5 7.8 7.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6 7.7 7.3
4.1 4.3 4.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.2 3.1
45% 51% 67% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 17% 20%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • Etar has the fewest scored goals in the second half (4) in Parva Liga
  • Etar has the most conceded goals (37) in Parva Liga
  • Etar has the most conceded goals in the second half (20) in Parva Liga
  • Etar has the the worst goal difference (-26) in Parva Liga
  • Etar have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Etar have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Lokomotiv Plovdiv have scored more than double the goals of Etar.

  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 18 13 3 2 42 16 9 8 1 0 21 4 9 5 2 2 21 12 26 42
2 CSKA Sofia 18 11 6 1 28 15 9 7 2 0 13 5 9 4 4 1 15 10 13 39
3 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 18 11 4 3 33 16 9 6 3 0 20 8 9 5 1 3 13 8 17 37
4 Arda 18 9 8 1 28 16 9 5 4 0 18 10 9 4 4 1 10 6 12 35
5 Beroe 18 9 5 4 32 16 9 4 3 2 17 6 9 5 2 2 15 10 16 32
6 CSKA 1948 Sofia 18 7 6 5 26 19 9 6 1 2 22 10 9 1 5 3 4 9 7 27
7 Cherno More 18 6 4 8 21 22 9 4 2 3 13 11 9 2 2 5 8 11 -1 22
8 Levski Sofia 18 5 4 9 19 18 9 4 1 4 10 8 9 1 3 5 9 10 1 19
9 Tsarsko selo 17 4 5 8 14 20 8 2 3 3 7 9 9 2 2 5 7 11 -6 17
10 Montana 18 4 5 9 17 32 9 4 1 4 15 18 9 0 4 5 2 14 -15 17
11 Botev Vratsa 18 4 3 11 21 29 9 3 2 4 13 9 9 1 1 7 8 20 -8 15
12 Botev Plovdiv 17 3 5 9 15 34 9 3 4 2 10 10 8 0 1 7 5 24 -19 14
13 Slavia Sofia 18 3 4 11 11 28 9 2 3 4 3 8 9 1 1 7 8 20 -17 13
14 Etar 18 2 6 10 11 37 9 1 4 4 6 14 9 1 2 6 5 23 -26 12

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.