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Levski Sofia will be the visitors at Stadion Lokomotiv on Sunday for the First League game with home team Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Levski Sofia, scroll down - plus the latest betting odds.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv go into this match following a 0-0 First League drawn result versus Botev Vratsa.
In that match, Lokomotiv Plovdiv managed 53% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 5 on target. At the other end, Botev Vratsa had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv have really struggled up front in recent times. Their sum of goals stands at just 3 against opponents over their previous 6 outings. In those games, Lokomotiv Plovdiv have also seen the number of goals scored against them come to 7. We will just have to see if that trend will end up being sustained here.
Levski Sofia go into this meeting after a 2-1 First League win versus Beroe Stara Zagora in their last fixture.
In that game, Levski Sofia had 35% possession and 7 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Levski Sofia, the goals were scored by Hubchev (31') and Borislav Tsonev (43'). On the other side, Beroe Stara Zagora had 12 shots on goal with 5 on target. Keelan Lebon (64') was the scorer for Beroe Stara Zagora.
Looking at their form, and Levski Sofia have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 11 goals in total. At the back, Levski Sofia have not been doing too well.
Leading up to this clash, Levski Sofia:
- have left without a victory over Lokomotiv Plovdiv in away games against them for the last 7 matches in the league. Not the best of away records.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 17/02/2019, neither club has come out on top overall with Lokomotiv Plovdiv winning 2 of those games, Levski Sofia 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
In all, 8 goals were shared by the two clubs throughout the course of those matches, with 4 of them for Smarfovete and 4 for The Blue Avalanche. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.33.
The previous league game featuring the two was First League match day 25 on 21/04/2021 when the final score was Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1-0 Levski Sofia.
In that match, Lokomotiv Plovdiv managed 50% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer was Christian Ilić (49').
Levski Sofia got 2 attempts on goal with 0 on target.
The match was refereed by Dragomir Draganov.
Team News: Lokomotiv Plovdiv
The Lokomotiv Plovdiv manager Aleksandar Tunchev has a full complement, with no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Levski Sofia
Thanks to a fully injury-free group ready to go, the Levski Sofia boss Stanimir Stoilov has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
In our opinion, Levski Sofia will have to perform well to break down this Lokomotiv Plovdiv side who will likely get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
We’re therefore expecting a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 1-0 win for Lokomotiv Plovdiv when the referee blows for full-time.
Should be interesting.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Lokomotiv (13,220)
Captain: Dimitar Iliev
Chairman: Hristo Bonev
Manager: Aleksandar Tunchev
Competitions: First League position 13, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round)