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The First League fixture at Stadion Ticha on Saturday will see home side Cherno More Varna ready themselves for the challenge from opponents Beroe Stara Zagora.
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Cherno More Varna
Cherno More Varna will be wanting a better result here after a 1-0 First League defeat last time out to CSKA Sofia.
In that match, Cherno More Varna managed 47% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, CSKA Sofia had 7 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Jordy Caicedo (68') was the scorer for CSKA Sofia.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Cherno More Varna haven’t conceded. In fact, The Sailors have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, shipping 6 goals during that time.
Pre-game facts show that Cherno More Varna:
- have not beaten Beroe Stara Zagora in their previous 2 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 matches in the league.
Beroe Stara Zagora
In their last fixture, Beroe Stara Zagora drew 1-1 in the First League match with Slavia Sofia.
In that match, Beroe Stara Zagora had 50% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer for Beroe Stara Zagora was Gaius Makouta (12'). Slavia Sofia got 10 shots on goal with 4 on target. Ivaylo Dimitrov (86') scored for Slavia Sofia.
A run of effective performances by the Beroe Stara Zagora defence has resulted in the number of goals they’ve conceded standing at 3 from their past 6 fixtures overall. In that period of time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 10. That sort of pattern won’t necessarily be carried forward into this match, however.
Leading up to this clash, Beroe Stara Zagora:
- have not won against Cherno More Varna when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A look at their most recent head to head meetings going back to 04/12/2018 shows that Cherno More Varna have won 2 of these games and Beroe Stara Zagora 3, with the number of drawn results standing at 1.
In all, 12 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 3 of them from The Sailors and 9 being from Zelenite. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was First League match day 6 on 19/09/2020 when it ended Beroe Stara Zagora 4-0 Cherno More Varna.
The referee was Radoslav Gidzhenov.
Team News: Cherno More Varna
Georgi Bozhilov (Achilles tendon surgery), Miroslav Enchev (Unknown Injury), Ismail Issa (Unknown Injury) and Leandro Andrade (Unknown Injury) are not available for Cherno More gaffer Ilian Iliev.
Team News: Beroe Stara Zagora
Thanks to a fully healthy squad available for selection, Beroe Stara Zagora manager Dimitar Dimitrov has no fitness worries whatsoever before this clash.
We’re envisaging that Beroe Stara Zagora may find it difficult to get anything against this Cherno More Varna side who we think might well end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re going for a highly competitive game with a 1-0 winning margin for Cherno More Varna at the end of the 90 minutes.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Cherno More Varna
Stadium: Stadion Ticha (8,250)
Captain: Daniel Dimov
Chairman: Marin Marinov
Manager: Ilian Iliev
Competitions: First League position 7
⭐ Star Man: Stefan Velev
Regularly played in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Stefan Velev was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. After making a first senior appearance for Beroe Stara Zagora in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Midfielder has netted 2 league goals in this First League 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 18 appearances.