Roma vs CSKA Sofia
UEFA Conference League
Date: 16 September 2021, Thursday
Kick-Off: 20:00 UK/ 21:00 CET
Venue: Stadio Olimpico
The city of Rome and Jose Mourinho welcome CSKA Sofia at the Stadio Olimpico as the hosts will be looking to continue their good domestic form into Conference League success.
Roma found themselves into the main draw of the competition as they faced Trabzonspor in the play-offs of the Conference League as Roma eased to a win with a 5-1 aggregate score line.
In Serie A, Roma currently sit on top of the table with 9 points on board after 3 league games as they find themselves level on points with AC Milan and Inter Milan.
Jose Mourinho and his men come on the back of a thrilling 2-1 win over Sassuolo as goals from Bryan Cristante and Stephan El Shaarawy on either side of both halves secured a much needed 3 points for Roma.
On the other hand, CSKA Sofia found their way into the group stages after they qualified for the second round of the Conference League qualifiers. They defeated Liepaja, Osijek and Viktoria Plzen with an aggregate score line of 0-0 (3-1 on penalties), 5-3 and 3-2 respectively.
The visitors currently sit in 6th position in the table after4 league games played with 10 points on board as they have won three and drawn once in this season.
Sofia come on the back of a 1-1 draw against Slavia Sofia which saw Jordy Caicedo get on the score sheet in the 62nd minute of the game.
Roma vs CSKA Sofia Head-to-Head
- These two sides have met each other thrice in the past.
- Both these sides have 1 win a piece between them.
- There was 1 draw.
- 7 goals were scored in these 3 games.
- Sofia won the previous meeting 3-1.
Roma vs CSKA Sofia Prediction
The hosts are a very good side and they have started their domestic season with a huge bang and we expect Roma to win in this fixture. Hence, we back the odds at 3.75 for Roma to win the game with a winning margin 1 goal.
On the other hand, we should easily see goals over 2.5 and hence, we back the odds at 1.70 for goals over 2.5.
Roma vs CSKA Sofia: Betting Tips
Roma to win by 1 goal @ 3.75
Over 2.5 goals @ 1.70.