Parva Liga match prediction and preview for Vitosha Bistritsa vs CSKA Sofia clash

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Competition: Bulgaria Parva Liga
Competition: Sun 15.March
Match begins: 15:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadion Vitosha (2500 seats)

The visiting CSKA Sofia side should be favourites in this visit to Vitosha Bistritsa, as the away team holds a 40 point advantage from their 24 league games this season.

Vitosha Bistritsa and CSKA Sofia 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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Vitosha Bistritsa form and stats

With 1 Parva Liga win, 1 draw and 10 defeats from their home games, Vitosha Bistritsa, who have the most conceded goals (51) in Parva Liga, are certainly not brimming with confidence. All in all it has been a very rough period for Vitosha Bistritsa who hasn’t won a league-game in their last 16 attempts. Their previous win was against Tsarsko selo, 196 days ago. Vitosha Bistritsa are slowly digging their own grave here at Stadion Vitosha with the depressing streak of not having won a home league game in eight attempts. The last victory here came in the Tsarsko selo match.

Vitosha Bistritsa travelled for their previous game, a trip to Lokomotiv Plovdiv that ended 1-1. Preceding that match was a defeat to Etar (2-6).

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Vitosha Bistritsa here at Stadion Vitosha in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (10 from 12 games). Vitosha Bistritsa are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (29 from 12 played).

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CSKA Sofia form and stats

Playing away, CSKA Sofia, who have the most clean sheets (15) in Parva Liga, have won 5 games, drawn 4 and suffered 3 defeats in the Parva Liga this season.

The supporters enjoyed CSKA Sofia's previous game versus Beroe (placed 7th), a Parva Liga 2-0 win played at home. A home win before that, celebrating 2-1 vs Botev Vratsa.

CSKA Sofia have scored 15 goals on their travels this season, from 12 away games in the league. It's not easy to score on CSKA Sofia as they have only conceded 7 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: CSKA Sofia - Vitosha Bistritsa 4-0. Numbers for the last eight meetings between these two teams are: zero wins for Vitosha Bistritsa, zero draws and eight wins for CSKA Sofia. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: three games.

Top Goalscorers

CSKA Sofia
A. Sowe
9 goals
CSKA Sofia
E. da Silva
8 goals
CSKA SofiaT. Sousa Nóbrega Rodrigues
T. Sousa Nóbrega Rodrigues
4 goals

Vitosha Bistritsa missing players

CSKA Sofia missing players

Vitosha Bistritsa CSKA Sofia
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
24 12 3 Played P 4 12 24
1 1 0 Won W 2 5 13
3 1 0 Drew D 1 4 7
20 10 3 Lost L 1 3 4
15 10 2 Scored S 9 15 39
51 29 8 Conceded C 3 7 16
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 75% 83%
79% 83% 67% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 58% 62%
38% 50% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 42% 50%
29% 42% 67% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 8% 29%
17% 25% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 4%
42% 50% 33% BTTS BTTS 50% 33% 33%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 58% 62%
58% 50% 67% Failed to Score F T 0% 33% 21%
 
3.4 4 2.3 Corners for (avg) C F 4.8 4.8 5.6
6.7 5.5 7 Corners against (avg) C A 2.5 3.4 3.4
2.5 2.4 2.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.8 2.4 2.1
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
150 77 15 Total Shots T S 74 146 288
60 28 6 Shots on Target S O 32 64 120
25% 36% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 28% 23% 32%
Key stats in Parva Liga this season:
  • CSKA Sofia has the most clean sheets (15)
  • CSKA Sofia has the most scored goals in the second half (29)
  • CSKA Sofia have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • CSKA Sofia have scored more than double the goals of Vitosha Bistritsa.
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the fewest clean sheets (0)
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the fewest clean sheets (0) at home
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the fewest points (4) at home
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the fewest scored goals (15)
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the most conceded goals (29) at home
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the most conceded goals (51)
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the most conceded goals in the second half (30)
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the the worst goal difference (-19) at home
  • Vitosha Bistritsa has the the worst goal difference (-36)
  • Vitosha Bistritsa have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored.
  • Vitosha Bistritsa have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Vitosha Bistritsa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Vitosha Bistritsa haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  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.