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The First League game at Stadion Beroe on Friday sees home side Beroe Stara Zagora up against opponents in Lokomotiv Sofia.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Beroe Stara Zagora v Lokomotiv Sofia (including the best match odds).
Beroe Stara Zagora
Beroe Stara Zagora will be hoping to bounce back here following the 2-0 First League defeat in their last game at the hands of CSKA Sofia.
In that game, Beroe Stara Zagora managed 54% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. CSKA Sofia got 7 shots at goal with 3 on target. Jordy Caicedo (4') and Rodrigues (48') scored for CSKA Sofia.
It’s not been often in recent times where Beroe Stara Zagora haven’t conceded. The facts show that Zelenite have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 11 goals along the way.
In their last game, Lokomotiv Sofia drew 2-2 in the First League - Play Offs match with Vitosha Bistritsa.
Lokomotiv Sofia have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 6 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during those matches adds up to 8.
Head to head
An examination of their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 26/03/2014 tells us that Beroe Stara Zagora have won 3 of these & Lokomotiv Sofia 1, with the number of drawn games being 2.
A combined total of 10 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 6 from Zelenite and 4 being from The Railwaymen. The average goals per game has been 1.67.
The previous league meeting between these sides was First League match day 7 on 11/05/2015 when it finished Lokomotiv Sofia 0-1 Beroe Stara Zagora.
The referee was Stefan Pavlov.
Team News: Beroe Stara Zagora
Beroe Stara Zagora boss Dimitar Dimitrov has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game with a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Lokomotiv Sofia
Out of a mainly healthy group, there’s only the one fitness problem for the Lokomotiv Sofia gaffer to be concerned with. Stoycho Atanasov (Broken wrist) won’t be in action.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Beroe Stara Zagora will probably get a lot of shots on goal and make them count.
However, Lokomotiv Sofia might well find it a difficult task getting on the scoresheet - but, we do see them pulling one back during this clash, too.
Accordingly, we see a controlled 3-1 winning score for Beroe Stara Zagora at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Beroe Stara Zagora
Stadium: Stadion Beroe (12,128)
Captain: Alexander Tsvetkov
Chairman: Ilko Rusev
Manager: Dimitar Dimitrov