FC Copenhagen vs Ludogorets Razgrad
UEFA Europa League – Round of 32, Second Leg
Date: Thursday, 23rd February 2017
Kick-Off at 20:05 UK / 21:05 CET
Venue: Parken Stadium, Copenhagen.
The Danish side FC Copenhagen are faced with lesser pressure coming into the second leg of their UEFA Europa League tie with Bulgarian outfit Ludogorets Razgrad.
Copenhagen enjoyed a 2-1 victory in their first leg meeting at the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia. This victory took their unbeaten run in Europe to 4 straight game. Moreover, Copenhagen made it through to the round 32 from the UEFA Champions League group stage; having finished 3rd in group G, 2 points behind Porto, and 4 points behind group leaders Leicester City.
Ludogorets on the other hand extended their win less run in European game this season to 7 straight games. The Bulgarian side side shared points in 3 of their last 7 continental showdown. They made it through to the Europa League without winning a single game in the Champions League. In addition, Ludogorets are faced with a huge task in Denmark, as their Round 32 opponent as failed to concede a goal in all their European game at home this season.
Copenhagen vs Ludogorets: Head To Head Statistics
- The reverse leg of this tie was the first ever meeting between these two teams; Copenhagen scooping 2-1 away win in Bulgaria.
- Copenhagen are unbeaten run in their 3 UEFA games and they kept clean sheets in those games.
- Ludogorets are coming on the back of a 7 match win-less streak in UEFA competitions. Also, they conceded a massive 9 goals in their last 3 last away game in Europe.
Copenhagen vs Ludogorets: Predictions
From the look of things, Copenhagen sit in a better position to nick the ticket to the next phase of Europa League. The Lions’ incredible home form, coupled with their win and goal advantage over Ludogorets gives them better emotion backings going into the game.
Therefore, I will predict a 2-0 win for the Danes, with at least a goal scored in the first 45 minutes.
Copenhagen vs Ludogorets: Bet Tips
First Half- Copenhagen to win at 2.40 (12/5).