Ludogorets Razgrad vs Viktoria Plzen:
2016/ 17 Champions League Play-Off,
Date: Wednesday, 17 August, 2016.
Kick-Off: 19:45 UK,
Venue: Ludogorets Arena (Razgrad).
Bulgarian league champions Ludogorets Razgrad will host Viktoria Plzen on Wednesday night for their Champions League play off first leg.
Ludogorets defeated Zvezda to get themselves to this stage of the competition, 2 extra time goals in the second leg of the game put them through. Ludogorets ended the 1st leg in a 2-2 draw, the second leg also ended in a 2-2 draw taking them to extra time. Wanderson’s hat-rick ensured the Bulgarian out fit qualified for the playoffs.
Viktoria Plzen got themselves to this stage of the game through an away goal, they played out a goalless draw at home against Qabarag, but got a crucial away goal in the 1-1 draw away at Qabarag. Krmencik left it late to equalise Muarem’s 1st half goal to gift Plzen the qualification they desired. They now hope to move into the group stage.
Both teams are already qualified for the UEFA Europa League group stage, so a win or loose in this game, both teams will play in Europe.
Ludogorets Razgrad vs Viktoria Plzen: Head-to-Head
These two teams have played just once in the past, their only game was in January 2016. The game was a club friendly game which Ludogorets came out winners as the game ended 2-1.
Ludogorets Razgrad vs Viktoria Plzen: Prediction
The home teams look more prepared considering their recent form, they have won 3 of their last 5 games, drew 1 and lost 1. 4 of their last 5 games has seen at least 3 goals. Ludogorets have scored at least 2 goals in 4 of their last 5 games.
Victoria Plzen have won just 2 games in their last 5 games, they have also drawn 3 games. Their last 4 games has seen at least 2 goals, they have also scored in each of their last 4 games.
Ludogorets Razgrad vs Viktoria Plzen: Tips
1) Over 2.5 goals at 2.20
2) Both teams to score at 1.90.