PLOVDIV. Lokomotiv Plovdiv tops Botev Plovdiv 1-0 after B. Dione scored just 1 goal (49′). Botev Plovdiv lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Stadion Lokomotiv stadium in Plovdiv on Saturday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The weather was rainy. The temperature was pleasant around 21 degrees Celsius or 69.87 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.
Botev Plovdiv was in firm control of the ball 60% while Lokomotiv Plovdiv was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Botev Plovdiv was more aggressive with 68 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 7 were on target. Even so, Lokomotiv Plovdiv was able to find the solution to win this contest.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Botev Plovdiv shot 15 times, 7 on target, 8 off target.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv received 1 yellow card (M. Paskalev). On the opposite side, Botev Plovdiv received 5 yellow cards (M. Brahimi, V. Genev, R. Rabei, E. Manu and A. Baroan).
After playing this match, Lokomotiv Plovdiv will have 13 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Botev Plovdiv will stay with 4 points to stay in the 15th place.
J. Van Heertum
Botev Plovdiv will host CSKA 1948 Sofia on the 9th of September with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Botev Plovdiv (1 draw).
Lokomotiv Plovdiv: Formation and Lineups
Lokomotiv Plovdiv started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Aleksandar Tomash Tomovski chose to play with the following team: Dinko Horkaš, Matheus Silva, Martin Paskalev, Todor Pavlov, Aleksandar Vasilev, Pierre Desiré Zebli, Petar Vitanov, Birsent Karagaren, Dimitar Iliev, Preslav Borukov and Babacar Dione.
Lokomotiv Plovdiv made 4 changes: B. Dione for Ewandro (62′), P. Vitanov for G. Karakashev (62′), B. Karageren for M. Petrovic (78′) and A. Vasilev for J. Tomasevic (78′).
Botev Plovdiv: Formation and Lineups
Botev Plovdiv started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
On the other side, Željko Kopić played with: Hidajet Hankić, Samuel Souprayen, Viktor Genev, Roberto Punčec, Roy Herman, Mohamed Amine Brahimi, Emmanuel Toku, Reda Rabeï, James Eto’o, Antoine Baroan and Elvis Manu.
Botev Plovdiv made 3 changes: R. Herman for N. Minkov (63′), R. Puncec for J. Van Heertum (70′) and E. Toku for M. Sekulic (70′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Parva Liga