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Ludogorets Razgrad will arrive at Stadion Lokomotiv on Sunday for the First League meeting with hosts Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
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Lokomotiv Plovdiv, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-0 Conference League Qualifiers triumph against FC Slovácko.
Their latest results highlight the fact that much respect should be given to the Lokomotiv Plovdiv defence. Smarfovete have kept it tight, seeing the total number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their last 6 clashes standing at 4. That trend isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, of course.
Last time out, Ludogorets Razgrad drew 0-0 in the UCL Qualifiers match with Mura.
In the course of their 6 latest matches, Valdas Dambrauskas's Ludogorets Razgrad have fired home 8 times thus yielding them the goals per game average of 1.33.
Head to head
Looking over their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 04/08/2019 shows us that Lokomotiv Plovdiv have won 2 of them & Ludogorets Razgrad 3, with the tally of draws being 1.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 24 in all at an average of 4 goals per meeting.
The last league clash featuring the two was First League match day 2 on 08/05/2021 when it ended Ludogorets Razgrad 1-2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv.
On that occasion, Ludogorets Razgrad managed 54% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer was Bernard Tekpetey (15').
Lokomotiv Plovdiv had 10 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. Georgi Minchev (17') and Dimitar Iliev (32') scored.
The referee was Ivajilo Stoyanov.
Team News: Lokomotiv Plovdiv
Lokomotiv Plovdiv boss Aleksandar Tunchev does not have any fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Ludogorets Razgrad
Thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from, Ludogorets Razgrad manager Valdas Dambrauskas doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
We’re envisaging that Lokomotiv Plovdiv might have a difficult job to score against this Ludogorets Razgrad team who we think will likely score at least once to gain the upper hand.
We’re therefore predicting a hard-fought contest, finishing with a 0-1 advantage for Ludogorets Razgrad at the end of this game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion Lokomotiv (13,220)
Captain: Dimitar Iliev
Chairman: Hristo Bonev
Manager: Aleksandar Tunchev
Competitions: Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying)