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The First League fixture at Vivacom Arena on Sunday will see home team Levski Sofia take on Pirin.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Levski Sofia v Pirin, scroll down - along with the latest match odds.
Levski Sofia will be looking for a repeat result of the 0-1 Conference League Qualifiers victory over Ħamrun Spartans.
The only name on the scoresheet from Levski Sofia was Filip Krastev (90').
Their most recent results reveal that much respect should be given to the Levski Sofia defence. Levski Sofia have been stingy, with the tally of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous six matches standing at 4.
Coming into this clash, Levski Sofia are unbeaten in the league by Pirin in their previous 4 matches.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Slavia Sofia in First League competition, Pirin will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, Pirin had 46% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer for Pirin was Preslav Yordanov (62'). Slavia Sofia had 10 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Jon Bakero (21') and Radoslav Kirilov (30') scored for Slavia Sofia.
Looking at their form, and Pirin have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 12 goals in all. Defensively, Pirin have clearly had some problems. We will just have to see whether or not that trend can be continued on here.
Ahead of this meeting, Pirin haven’t won away from home in the past 4 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 17/09/2016 shows that Levski Sofia have won 5 of them & Pirin 1, with the number of drawn games being 0.
In all, 15 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 14 for The Blue Avalanche and 1 belonging to Orletata. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The last league contest featuring these sides was First League match day 25 on 03/04/2022 when it ended Pirin 0-3 Levski Sofia.
In that game, Pirin managed 40% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
At the other end, Levski Sofia had 15 attempts on goal with 9 on target. Welton Felipe (4') and Iliyan Stefanov (45', 73') scored.
The match was refereed by Ivo Andreev.
Team News: Levski Sofia
The Levski Sofia manager Stanimir Stoilov will be grateful to have no fitness worries at all before this match with a fully injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Pirin
With a completely injury-free group available to select from, the Pirin boss Krasimir Petrov does not have any fitness concerns to report before this match.
Our feeling is that Levski Sofia certainly have the ability to score more than once when they play Pirin, who will not find it easy scoring a goal of their own.
Accordingly, we see a decent 2-0 winning score for Levski Sofia after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Vivacom Arena (25,000)
Captain: Nikolay Mihaylov
Chairman: Nasko Sirakov
Manager: Stanimir Stoilov
Competitions: First League position 13
⭐ Key Man: Filip Krastev
Customarily playing in the Centre Midfield position, Filip Krastev was born in Bulgaria. After having played his first senior match for Slavia Sofia in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Midfielder has bagged 2 league goals in this First League 2022 - 2023 campaign so far coming from a total of 2 appearances.