CSKA Sofia will do battle on Thursday in their Conference League Qualifiers tie against St. Patrick's Athletic.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for St. Patrick's Athletic v CSKA Sofia (inc. the best betting odds).
St. Patrick's Athletic
St. Patrick's Athletic, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 Conference League Qualifiers triumph against CSKA Sofia.
The only scorer from St. Patrick's Athletic was Serge Atakayi (87').
Over their past six games, Tim Clancy's St. Patrick's Athletic have hit the back of the net a total of 8 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match of 1.33.
A run of dependable performances by the CSKA Sofia defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 3 from their past 6 clashes in total. Over that same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves is 11. That kind of trend won’t necessarily be sustained into this match, however.
Team News: St. Patrick's Athletic
The St. Patrick's Athletic boss Tim Clancy will be thankful to have no fitness worries to speak of before this clash owing to a completely injury-free group to pick from.
Team News: CSKA Sofia
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, the CSKA Sofia boss Saša Ilić has zero fitness concerns at all before this match.
Our thinking is that St. Patrick's Athletic will have to work hard as a team to find the net against this CSKA Sofia side who we think might score at least once to put them ahead.
We therefore see a good battle with a 0-1 winning score for CSKA Sofia when the referee blows for full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
St. Patrick's Athletic
Stadium: Richmond Park (5,340)
Captain: Ian Bermingham
Chairman: Garrett Kelleher
Manager: Tim Clancy
Competitions: Premier Division position 4
🔑 Key Man: Billy King
Regularly taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Billy King was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. After having played his first senior match for Hearts in the 2012 - 2013 season, the accomplished Forward has hit 4 league goals in this Premier Division 2022 season so far coming from a total of 21 appearances.