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The First League tie at Stadion Slavia on Friday will see home side Slavia Sofia ready themselves for the visit of CSKA 1948.
View all of the Slavia Sofia v CSKA 1948 predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Slavia Sofia will be hoping for a better result after a 1-0 First League defeat last time out to Levski Sofia.
In that match, Slavia Sofia managed 48% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target. Levski Sofia got 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Robertha (85') scored for Levski Sofia.
It has been all too rare in recent times that Slavia Sofia have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that The White Avalanche have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 games, letting in 8 goals in the process.
Coming into this fixture, Slavia Sofia are unbeaten in their last 2 league matches at home.
CSKA 1948 come into this clash following on from a 1-0 First League win with the eclipse of Botev Vratsa in their previous game.
The only player to score from CSKA 1948 was Galin Ivanov (76').
Krasimir Balakov's CSKA 1948 have converted 6 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 8.
Going into this encounter, CSKA 1948 haven’t won away from home in the past 6 league matches.
Head to head
The previous league game featuring these sides was First League match day 10 on 25/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of CSKA 1948 5-1 Slavia Sofia.
The referee was Nikola Popov.
Team News: Slavia Sofia
Slavia Sofia boss Aleksandr Tarkhanov doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match owing to a fully healthy group available to select from.
Team News: CSKA 1948
Owing to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, CSKA 1948 manager Krasimir Balakov does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this clash.
In our opinion, Slavia Sofia might need a bit of good fortune to score goals against this CSKA 1948 side who we think might score & stay on top.
We’re therefore anticipating a very even match with a 0-1 win for CSKA 1948 at the end of the match.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Slavia (25,556)
Captain: Georgi Petkov
Chairman: Ventseslav Stefanov
Manager: Aleksandr Tarkhanov
Competitions: First League position 12
⭐ Key Man: Kaloyan Krastev
Mostly played in the Striker position, Kaloyan Krastev was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. After making a first senior appearance for Slavia Sofia in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in the First League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 21 appearances.