FC Basel vs CSKA Sofia Prediction & Match Preview

Europa Conference League Predictions from LeagueLane

FC Basel vs CSKA Sofia
UEFA Europa Conference League
Date: Thursday, 25 August 2022
Kick-off at 18:00 UK / 19:00 CET
Venue: St. Jakob-Park.

The upcoming Conference League playoff tie will see FC Basel host CSKA Sofia at the St. Jakob-Park.

Despite only keeping 40% of the possession in the first leg, an own goal from Sergio Lopez in the seventieth minute of the game secured the win for CSKA.

It is interesting to note that, both teams are at different ends of the table in their respective league campaigns.

Basel are yet to win their first league game of the new season, while CSKA have been solid in and remain unbeaten in their last five league outings.

Moreover, the Bulgarians managed to take 10 shots in the first leg of this tie. If this attacking trend continues, they will most likely to trouble the Belgians in this road trip. Not to mention the one-goal advantage the team possess.

The home side is currently going through a bad form in the league. However, FCB come into this game with confidence as they defeated Allschwill 5-0 in the Swiss Cup.

FC Basel vs CSKA Sofia Head-to-head

  • The head-to-head record shows, that both teams have met four times in the past. Both FCB and the Army won two games.
  • The last time CSKA lost an away game was in June 2022.
  • The Army is currently averaging 2.20 goals per game this season, while FCB are averaging 0.50 goal per game.

FC Basel vs CSKA Sofia Prediction

In the Swiss Super League, FCB has yet to win a single game. Alexander Frei’s side is currently averaging a meagre 0.50 goals per game. The stats show the weakness of the hosts in front of the goal.

Considering the above stats, we predict CSKA to qualify for the next round of the UEFA Conference League at 2.00 odd.

Our next tip is that both teams to score at 2.00 odd. Since FCB most recently scored five goals against Allschwil.

FC Basel vs CSKA Sofia Betting Tips

  • CSKA Sofia to win @ 2.00
  • Both teams to Score @ 2.00.