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Cherno More Varna head to Huvepharma Arena on Saturday for the First League showdown with hosts Ludogorets Razgrad.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Ludogorets Razgrad v Cherno More Varna match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
Ludogorets Razgrad will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-0 First League triumph vs Cherno More Varna.
In that match, Ludogorets Razgrad had 65% possession and 4 shots at goal with 1 on target. The only player to score for Ludogorets Razgrad was Elvis Manu (16'). On the other side, Cherno More Varna had 2 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Fixtures involving Ludogorets Razgrad have tended to be entertaining encounters lately with a lot of goalmouth action expected. Over their past 6 clashes, the sum total of 20 goals have gone in for both sides combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 13 of those accredited to Ludogorets Razgrad. That trend won’t necessarily be sustained here, though.
Taking a look at their past results, Ludogorets Razgrad:
- are unbeaten in the league by Cherno More Varna in their last 4 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 3 home league matches.
Cherno More Varna
For 5 of the previous six games featuring Cherno More Varna, a comparatively low number of goals have been hit between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game in that spell comes to a mere 1.67, with the average goals for The Sailors being 1.17.
Leading up to this clash, Cherno More Varna:
- haven't won against Ludogorets Razgrad when they have played them away from home in the previous 11 matches in the league. An awful away record.
- are unbeaten in their last 5 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 26/04/2019 tells us that Ludogorets Razgrad have won 4 of them and Cherno More Varna 1, with the tally of drawn matches being 1.
19 goals were shared by the two clubs during those clashes, with 13 from The Eagles and 6 being from The Sailors. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was First League match day 16 on 13/12/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Ludogorets Razgrad 1-0 Cherno More Varna.
On that occasion, Ludogorets Razgrad had 49% possession and 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Claudiu Keșerü (17').
Cherno More Varna had 7 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
The match was refereed by Ivajilo Stoyanov.
Team News: Ludogorets Razgrad
Cauly (Fibula Fracture) and Wanderson (Torn Collateral Ligament) are not available for Ludogorets Razgrad boss Valdas Dambrauskas.
Team News: Cherno More Varna
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the Cherno More Varna manager Ilian Iliev doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report before this match. Zé Gomes cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re thinking that Ludogorets Razgrad can create enough chances to score more than one when they face Cherno More Varna, who may well struggle to get a goal of their own.
We’re predicting a controlled 2-0 margin for Ludogorets Razgrad after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Huvepharma Arena (10,422)
Captain: Anton Nedyalkov
Chairman: Aleksandar Aleksandrov
Manager: Valdas Dambrauskas
Competitions: First League position 2, Europa League (Group F), UCL Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Star Man: Elvis Manu
Regularly deployed in the Left Wing position, Elvis Manu was born in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Having played his first senior match for Feyenoord in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has got 2 league goals in this First League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 2 appearances.