Bulgaria vs Luxembourg: Match Preview and Prediction

Bulgaria vs Luxembourg
European Qualifiers – 2018 World Cup
Date: Tuesday; 6-September-2016
Kick-off: 19:45 UK
Venue: Vasil Levski Stadium, Sofia.

Bulgaria will face Luxembourg at Stadion Vasil Levski for their first World Cup qualifiers game.

Bulgaria missed out on the European Summer Championship, as they failed to qualify. They were unfortunate to win only two games during the qualifying campaign, they hope to perform better in this campaign. Bulgaria participated in Kirin Cup, but was disappointed after woefully losing two games against Japan and Denmark. Japan brutalised the Bulgarians 7-2 in the first game, while Denmark Humiliated them 4-0 in the second game. Eriksen’s hat-rick an Rasmussen’s first half goal was enough to condemn the Bulgarians.

Luxembourg have been on the losing end lately, they missed out on the European Summer Championship competition. Further more, they have been beaten by every team they played recently. The lost 0-2 to Portugal, 0-3 to Bosnia-Herzegovina, 0-2 to Albania, 1-3 to Nigeria and 3-1 to Latvia. They last won a game in November 2015 in a 1-0 win against Greece. They hope to turn things around as they travel to Bulgaria.

Bulgaria vs Luxembourg: Head to Head Statistics

  • The Bulgarians are on a winning streak against the Luxembourg team, they have won all 12 of their previous meetings.
  • Bulgaria have scored 34 goals against Luxembourg and conceded just 5.
  • Bulgaria have kept a clean sheet in their last 5 games against Luxembourg.
  • The Bulgarians have scored at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 5 games against Luxembourg.
  • Both teams last played each other in 2007.

Bulgaria vs Luxembourg: Prediction

Bulgaria are the strong favourites in this fixture, they are in a better shape than their visitors. Furthermore, they have won 3 of their last 5 games, they have also kept a clean sheet in 3 of their last 5 games.

Luxembourg will need a to put in more work if they want to win this game. They are currently on a losing streak, and gave scored just 2 goals in their last 5 games. They have failed to score in 3 of their last 5 games, and have conceded at least 2 goals in their last 5 games.

Bulgaria vs Luxembourg: Betting Tips

Bulgaria to keep a clean sheet at 4/7 (1.25)
Over 1.5 goals Bulgaria 4/11 (1.36).