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The First League meeting at Stadion Beroe on Sunday sees home side Beroe Stara Zagora facing Slavia Sofia.
Our Beroe Stara Zagora v Slavia Sofia tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - as well as the best betting odds.
Beroe Stara Zagora
Beroe Stara Zagora are hoping to win again after their last result, a 1-2 First League triumph vs Botev Vratsa.
In that game, Beroe Stara Zagora had 57% possession and 3 shots on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Beroe Stara Zagora was Martin Kamburov (13', 92'). Botev Vratsa got 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Martin Nikolov (19') was the scorer for Botev Vratsa.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that quality has been evident in the Beroe Stara Zagora backline. Zelenite have been stingy, seeing the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper over the course of their past six clashes standing at 3. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on in this game.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Beroe Stara Zagora:
- have not been beaten in the league by Slavia Sofia in their previous 2 matches.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
Since being beaten in their last game against CSKA Sofia in First League competition, Slavia Sofia and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Slavia Sofia managed 42% possession and 6 shots at goal with 2 on target. CSKA Sofia had 7 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Ali Sowe (24') was the scorer for CSKA Sofia.
The numbers tell their own story, and Slavia Sofia have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 9 goals in all. In defence, The White Avalanche could really do with shoring things up.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 22/07/2018 tells us that Beroe Stara Zagora have won 4 of these & Slavia Sofia 1, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 17 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 12 of them for Zelenite and 5 being from The White Avalanche. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.83.
The previous league match between these sides was First League match day 5 on 14/09/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Slavia Sofia 0-2 Beroe Stara Zagora.
The match was refereed by Georgi Kabakov.
Team News: Beroe Stara Zagora
Beroe Stara Zagora manager Dimitar Dimitrov has no fitness concerns at all before this game with a fully healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Slavia Sofia
With a completely healthy group available to choose from, Slavia Sofia manager Aleksandr Tarkhanov has zero fitness concerns at all before this clash.
We’re of the opinion that Beroe Stara Zagora will most probably stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
Conversely, Slavia Sofia could well find it tough to score although we do think it’s probable that they will be managing to get on the scoresheet.
We’re predicting a 3-1 winning margin for Beroe Stara Zagora at the end of the 90 minutes.
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
Competitions: First League position 5
⭐ Star Player: Gaius Makouta
Mostly playing in the Centre Midfield position, Gaius Makouta was born in Alfortville, France. Having made his senior debut playing for Longford Town in the 2016 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has bagged 5 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 17 appearances.