Parva Liga: OFK Pirin recovers a 0-1 deficit to overcome Botev Vratsa 2-1

BLAGOEVGRAD. OFK Pirin found a way to turn the table against Botev Vratsa to win 2-1.

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BLAGOEVGRAD. OFK Pirin found a way to turn the table against Botev Vratsa to win 2-1.

OFK Pirin remained in 10 people after V. Benguzov received a double yellow card in the 80′. Anyway, OFK Pirin still was able to win this contest playing only with 10 players​.

The match was played at the Stadion Hristo Botev stadium in Blagoevgrad on Friday and it started at 6:15 pm local time. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 20.6 degrees Celsius or 69.08 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. OFK Pirin was in possession of the ball for 54% of the time vs. Botev Vratsa that controlled the ball for 46% of the time.

OFK Pirin was more aggressive with 74 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons OFK Pirin won the encounter.

OFK Pirin shot 14 times, 8 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Botev Vratsa shot 3 times, 1 on target, 2 off target.

Cards

OFK Pirin received 5 yellow cards (M. Smolenski, A. Dyulgerov, I. Tasev, V. Benguzov and P. Zanev). On the opposite side, Botev Vratsa received 2 yellow cards (K. Serber and Y. Valbuena).

V. Benguzov (OFK Pirin) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (80′).

After this encounter, OFK Pirin will have 3 points to stay in the 15th place. On the other side, Botev Vratsa will stay with 7 points like Septemvri Sofia and Hebar 1918 to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 31'
    31'

    K. Serber

  • 39'
    39'

    M. Smolenski

  • 40'
    40'

    A. Dyulgerov

  • 45'
    45'

    P. Zanev (OG)

  • 45'
    45'

    S. Kostov

    R. Tsonev

  • 61'
    61'

    V. Hristov

    M. Marinov

  • 63'
    63'

    I. Tasev

  • 65'
    65'

    Y. Valbuena

  • 68'
    68'

    K. Stanoev

  • 74'
    74'

    K. Vasilev

    I. Tasev

  • 74'
    74'

    K. Takahashi

    K. Stanoev

  • 75'
    75'

    V. Benguzov

  • 80'
    80'

    V. Benguzov

  • 82'
    82'

    P. Yordanov

    S. Kostov

  • 84'
    84'

    B. Mendoza

    Y. Valbuena

  • 90'
    90'

    P. Zanev

  • 90'
    90'

    Y. Popev

    M. Smolenski

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Shokolarov

    R. Tsonev

Next match

In the upcoming Parva Liga match, OFK Pirin will play away with Arda on the 12th of September with a 1-1 head to head.

Botev Vratsa will host Ludogorets on the 11th of September with a 10-1 head to head in favor of Ludogorets (1 draw).

OFK Pirin: Formation and Lineups

OFK Pirin adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Krasimir Petrov chose to play with the following team: Yanko Georgiev, Vyacheslav Velev, Aleksandar Dyulgerov, Hristofor Hubchev, Petar Zanev, Radoslav Tsonev, Ventsislav Bengiusov, Krasimir Stanoev, Ivan Tasev, Stanislav Kostov and Martin Smolenski.

Substitutes

OFK Pirin made 5 changes: I. Tasev for K. Vasilev (74′), K. Stanoev for K. Takahashi (74′), S. Kostov for P. Yordanov (82′), M. Smolenski for Y. Popev (90′) and R. Tsonev for S. Shokolarov (90′).

Botev Vratsa: Formation and Lineups

Also Botev Vratsa adopted the aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Rosen Iordanov Kirilov played with: Krasimir Kostov, Diego Ferraresso, Martin Atanasov, Messie Biatoumoussoka, Kleri Serber, Stefan Emilov Gavrilov, Jhojan Valbuena, Jean-Pierre Da Sylva, Miroslav Marinov, Daniel Genov.

Substitutes

Botev Vratsa made 2 changes: M. Marinov for V. Hristov (61′) and Y. Valbuena for B. Mendoza (84′).

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