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Beroe Stara Zagora journey to Balgarska Armia Stadium on Saturday for the First League clash with home team CSKA Sofia.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for CSKA Sofia v Beroe Stara Zagora are shown on this page - as well as up-to-date odds.
CSKA Sofia go into this match after a 2-2 First League drawn match against Etar Veliko Tarnovo.
For CSKA Sofia, the goalscorers were Tiago Rodrigues (62') and Ahmed Ahmedov (93'). Milcho Angelov (12') was the scorer for Etar Veliko Tarnovo.
CSKA Sofia haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, hitting the target in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have hit an aggregate of 13 during that time while also conceding a total of 8. It will be interesting to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained here.
Coming into this contest, CSKA Sofia are unbeaten in their last 14 league matches at home. So impressive.
Beroe Stara Zagora
After tasting defeat last time out to Lokomotiv Plovdiv in First League competition, Beroe Stara Zagora will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only player to score from Beroe Stara Zagora was Ivan Minchev (31'). Dinis Almeida (13'), Christian Ilić (64') and Dimitar Iliev (94') scored for Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
Illustrating their penchant for action-packed encounters, goals have been scored 24 times in the last 6 matches in which Beroe Stara Zagora have sent out their troops, yielding a mean average of 4 goals each fixture. Their opponents have hit 8 of this grand total.
Coming into this fixture, Beroe Stara Zagora have left without a victory over CSKA Sofia in away games against them for the last 5 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 16/03/2019 tells us that CSKA Sofia have won 5 of them and Beroe Stara Zagora 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 0.
15 goals were scored between them in these games, with 13 of them for The Army Men and 2 belonging to Zelenite. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
Team News: CSKA Sofia
CSKA Sofia boss Stamen Belchev will be happy not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Beroe Stara Zagora
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from, Beroe Stara Zagora boss Dimitar Dimitrov has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash.
It looks to us that CSKA Sofia have it within them to score at least once when they face Beroe Stara Zagora, who may well find it hard finding the net themselves.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 2-0 victory for CSKA Sofia when all’s said and done.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Balgarska Armia Stadium (22,995)
Captain: Petar Zanev
Chairman: Grisha Ganchev
Manager: Stamen Belchev
Competitions: First League position 4, Europa League (Group A), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
🔑 Key Man: Tiago Rodrigues
Generally deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Tiago Rodrigues was born in Vila Real, Portugal. After making a first senior appearance for Vitória Guimarães in the 2012 - 2013 season, the accomplished Midfielder has contributed 2 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 7 appearances.