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Slavia Sofia will be visiting Stadion Balgarska Armia on Saturday for the First League fixture with home side CSKA Sofia.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for CSKA Sofia v Slavia Sofia - along with the latest match odds.
CSKA Sofia, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 0-1 First League success against Cherno More Varna.
In that match, CSKA Sofia managed 39% possession and 3 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for CSKA Sofia was Jordy Caicedo (61'). At the other end, Cherno More Varna got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Stoycho Mladenov's CSKA Sofia have managed to score 10 times in their preceding six outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in that same time amounts to 5.
Going into this contest, CSKA Sofia have not lost a league tie with Slavia Sofia in their previous 4 matches.
Slavia Sofia go into this clash following a 2-1 First League win over CSKA 1948 in their previous match.
In that match, Slavia Sofia had 55% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Slavia Sofia was Radoslav Kirilov (30', 90'). CSKA 1948 had 9 shots at goal with 1 on target. Georgi Angelov (73') was the scorer for CSKA 1948.
Throughout their six latest matches, Aleksandr Tarkhanov's Slavia Sofia have fired home 8 times - yielding them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Ahead of this clash, Slavia Sofia are winless against CSKA Sofia when they've played them away from home in the last 8 matches in the league. A very poor run of away results.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head meetings going back to 02/12/2018 shows that CSKA Sofia have won 4 of them and Slavia Sofia 1, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
A combined total of 7 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 for The Army Men and 2 coming from The White Avalanche. The average goals per game has been 1.17.
The previous league game featuring these sides was First League match day 17 on 13/02/2021 which ended up with the score at Slavia Sofia 0-1 CSKA Sofia.
On that occasion, Slavia Sofia managed 42% possession and 6 shots at goal with 2 on target.
For their opponents, CSKA Sofia got 7 attempts on goal with 4 on target. Ali Sowe (24') scored.
The match was refereed by Nikola Popov.
Team News: CSKA Sofia
The CSKA Sofia manager Stoycho Mladenov will be grateful to have no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this match thanks to a fully healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Slavia Sofia
Thanks to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, the Slavia Sofia boss Zlatomir Zagorčić has no fitness concerns whatsoever before this clash.
We’re of the view that CSKA Sofia will likely get the win and a possible clean sheet when they line up against Slavia Sofia, who could well struggle to find the back of the net.
We reckon that it will be a decent 2-0 winning score for CSKA Sofia 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 Balgarska Armia (22,995)
Captain: Geferson Cerqueira Teles
Chairman: Grisha Ganchev
Manager: Stoycho Mladenov
Competitions: First League position 6, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round), Conference League (Group C)
⭐ Star Player: Jordy Caicedo
Typically playing in the Striker position, Jordy Caicedo was born in Machala, Ecuador. Having played his first senior match for CSKA Sofia in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 3 league goals in this First League 2021 - 2022 campaign to date in a total of 3 appearances.