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The First League clash at Arena Arda on Saturday sees home team Arda Kardzhali lock horns with Botev Vratsa.
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Arda Kardzhali, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 First League triumph over Botev.
In that match, Arda Kardzhali had 53% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 7 on target. The only player to score for Arda Kardzhali was Juninho Piauiense (12', 53'). At the other end, Botev had 11 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
Arda Kardzhali haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have claimed a sum of 12 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 4. That kind of pattern might not follow through into this match, though.
Their past results show that Arda Kardzhali:
- haven't won against Botev Vratsa in their last 2 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 8 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
After a loss in their previous game against Beroe Stara Zagora in First League competition, Botev Vratsa and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Botev Vratsa had 43% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Beroe Stara Zagora got 3 shots at goal with 2 on target. Martin Kamburov (13', 92') was the scorer for Beroe Stara Zagora.
Botev Vratsa have been a threat going forward in their most recent fixtures, having scored 5 goals in their last 6 matches. Having said that, Vratsa have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same matches.
Heading into this contest, Botev Vratsa are without an away win for the past 5 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league contest between these sides was First League match day 5 on 11/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Botev Vratsa 0-0 Arda Kardzhali.
The referee was Nikolay Yordanov.
Team News: Arda Kardzhali
Petko Ganev (Torn Knee Ligament) and Stoycho Atanasov (Broken wrist) will be missing for Arda boss Nikolay Kirov.
Team News: Botev Vratsa
Vratsa manager Antoni Zdravkov has multiple availability issues to deal with. Tom (Unknown Injury), Yuliyan Nenov (Ankle Surgery) and Kostadin Nichev (Hip Injury) are not able to play.
It looks to us that Arda Kardzhali look set to get amongst the goals when they meet Botev Vratsa, who won’t find it easy to score.
We can therefore see a 2-0 margin for Arda Kardzhali at the end of the match.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Arena Arda (15,000)
Captain: Plamen Krumov
Chairman: Petar Peshev
Manager: Nikolay Kirov
Competitions: First League position 4
🔑 Star Man: Spas Delev
Normally deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Spas Delev was born in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. Having played his first senior match for Pirin in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Midfielder has managed to score 5 league goals in this First League 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 16 appearances.