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The First League match at Vivacom Arena on Sunday sees home side Levski Sofia play Etar Veliko Tarnovo.
Our tips, poll and stats for Levski Sofia v Etar Veliko Tarnovo can all be found here - along with the latest match odds.
Levski Sofia, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 0-4 First League victory versus Montana.
For Levski Sofia, the goalscorers were Stijn Spierings (28', 47'), Paulinho (42') and Ivaylo Naydenov (67').
It has been a rare occasion in recent times that Levski Sofia have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, The Blue Avalanche have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 9 goals along the way.
Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Since tasting defeat last time out to Ludogorets Razgrad in First League competition, Etar Veliko Tarnovo and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
Claudiu Keșerü (79') and Mavis Tchibota (90') scored for Ludogorets Razgrad.
The trend of at least one team drawing a blank in games featuring Etar Veliko Tarnovo has become noticeable recently. Checking on their last six meetings shows that this has occurred 6 times. During these clashes, opposing sides have hit a goal aggregate of 11 while The Boyans have scored 1. However, it remains to be seen whether that pattern might be replicated in this upcoming game or not.
Head to head
An inspection of their past head to head results going back to 11/03/2018 tells us that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Etar Veliko Tarnovo. They have not been able to come away with any wins whatsoever while Levski Sofia have just been too good for them, getting wins in 67 per cent of those ties.
A sum of 12 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 for The Blue Avalanche and 3 netted by The Boyans. The average goals per game has been 2.
The previous league fixture between these clubs was First League match day 15 on 06/11/2019 and the score finished Levski Sofia 3-0 Etar Veliko Tarnovo.
The referee was Petar Kirilov Kostadinov.
Team News: Levski Sofia
There is just one fitness concern for the Levski Sofia gaffer Georgi Todorov to contend with thanks to an otherwise robust squad. Simeon Slavchev (Unknown Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Etar Veliko Tarnovo
Owing to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, Etar Veliko Tarnovo manager Petko Petkov doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match.
In our opinion, Levski Sofia look set to get a couple of goals in this one when they play Etar Veliko Tarnovo, who might well find it difficult to find the back of the net.
We’re predicting a controlled 2-0 victory for Levski Sofia after 90 minutes.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vivacom Arena (25,000)
Captain: Nikolay Mihaylov
Chairman: Nasko Sirakov
Manager: Georgi Todorov
Competitions: First League position 8
🔑 Star Player: Stijn Spierings
Usually taking to the field in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Stijn Spierings was born in Alkmaar, Netherlands. After having made a senior debut playing for AZ in the 2014 - 2015 season, the accomplished Midfielder has managed 2 league goals in this First League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 4 appearances.