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This impending Conference League Qualifiers fixture sees Liepāja taking to the field against their opponents CSKA Sofia on Thursday.
View all of the Liepāja v CSKA Sofia predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest match odds.
Liepāja prepare for this game after a 0-0 Conference League Qualifiers draw vs CSKA Sofia.
It has been seldom in recent games that Liepāja have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Liepāja have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 6 goals on the way.
CSKA Sofia will come into the meeting following on from a 2-4 First League win to defeat CSKA 1948 in their previous fixture.
In that match, CSKA Sofia had 55% possession and 17 shots on goal with 11 on target. For CSKA Sofia, the scorers were Amos Youga (72'), Jurgen Mattheij (86') and Jordy Caicedo (90'). For their opponents, CSKA 1948 got 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Ivaylo Chochev (47', 58') was the scorer for CSKA 1948.
Lyuboslav Penev's CSKA Sofia have found the back of the net a total of 10 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those matches comes to 6.
Team News: Liepāja
The Liepāja boss will be happy not to have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash thanks to a fully injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: CSKA Sofia
Due to a fully healthy group ready to go, the CSKA Sofia manager Stoycho Mladenov doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
When taking everything into account, Liepāja may find it difficult to breach the defence of this CSKA Sofia team who we think should be able to grind out a win.
We’re therefore seeing a hard-fought 0-1 advantage for CSKA Sofia at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Daugavas stadions (5,083)
Chairman: Māris Verpakovskis
Manager: Aleksandrs Starkovs
Competitions: Conference League Qualifiers (1st Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)