Dunav 2010 and Botev Vratsa meet forces, in a match for the 2nd round of the A PFG. The history of recent direct confrontations is favorable to the home team, which has recorded 2 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 5 games. The last head ‑ to ‑ head between these two teams, on 29‑02‑2020, ended with a draw by (0‑0). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since Botev Vratsa presents considerable differences between home and away results.
The home team comes to this 2 nd round after a (0‑2) victory in the league’s first game, against Arda. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 4 draws and 7 losses in his stadium. In his last 10 home games for the championship, Dunav 2010 tied 4 and lost 6, so he won 4 points in 30 possible.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 10 matches at their stadium. In their home league matches the most frequent final result at half-time was 0‑0 (5 in 13 matches). Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 27 games in the competition, he suffered the first goal 13 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 13 home matches for this competition there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘) and 3 of their 8 goals between (31′ ‑ 45′).
The poor performance he had throughout the season, makes him reach the final stretch of the championship with concern. They will have to play the maintenance playoff and to stay in the elite you will have to improve. Whether individual or collective, technical or tactical, your football will have to be of higher quality. You have to apply this right now, after all there is a lot at stake. Therefore, it is hoped that you will make this game an experience and look for the best ways to win.
Botev Vratsa :
The away team comes to this 2nd round, after the defeat in their league debut, against Botev Plovdiv, by (3‑2) This is a stronger team with the support of their fans, since in the last 30 games it registers 2 victories, 3 draws and 10 defeats as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Botev Vratsa conquered 5 points in 30 possible, after 1 victory, 2 draws and 7 defeats in the last 10 games that he played as a visitor. In their home league matches, the most frequent final result at half-time was 1‑0 (6 in 14 games). The team allowed the opponent goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so he was not very strong defensively. This is a team that usually scores a few times first: they only opened the scoring in 6 of their last 27 matches for A PFG, of these 6 they came to a break in lead in 5 and won in the late 90’s in 4. In 27 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 18 times and only got 1 comeback. In the last 14 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 5 of their 11 goals between minutes (61’ ‑ 75 ‘).
Botev Vrasta’s campaign is very similar to that of his opponent, so the interests are very similar. What applies to Dunav should also apply to you, if you want to remain in the Bulgarian elite. There is not much to say, since the need for improvement is very clear. Against a direct competitor, the ideal is to achieve victory, but you will have to sweat the shirt to make this a reality.