Ludogorets achieved a hard win against Botev (Plovdiv) in the last game of this round. The champions went from 0:1 to 2:1 and did not allow for CSKA-Sofia to take the lead overall.
Botev opened the score with a penalty shot by Lachezar Baltanov in the 6th minute. After a lot of misses in front of Chvorovich’s gate Marcelinho made the score even in the 48th minute.
The full twist in the game happened ten minutes before the end of the match. Igor Plastun played out perfectly a pass from Lukoki in the corner and scored with his head.
In the end of the game Junior Quixada had the chance to add a third goal to Ludogorets’ score, but missed from a clear position, sending the ball out.
The referee Nikolay Yordanov neglected what was a clear penalty for Ludogorets in the added time. The penalty was against Campanharo.
LUDOGORETS – BOTEV (PLOVDIV) 2:1
0:1 Lachezar Baltanov (5' - penalty)
1:1 Marcelinho (47')
2:1 Igor Plastun (80')
Ludogorets: Renan dos Santos, Natanael, Cicinho, Georgi Terziev, Igor Plastun, Lukas Sasha, Abel Anicet ( 80 – Gustavo Campanharo), Marcelinho, Wanderson (75 – Junior Quixada), Jody Lukoki, Claudiu Keseru (85 – Jacek Goralski)
Botev: Ivan Chvorovich, Tsvetomir Panov, Radoslav Terziev, Plamen Dimov, Lazar Marin, Meledje Omnebes (83 Steven Petkov), Serkan Yusein (72 – Yuliano Alvaro), Lachezar Baltanov, Felipe Brisola, Dude Ndongala (77 - Toni Tasev), Fernando Viana
Yellow cards: Georgi Terziev, Gustavo Campanharo (Ludogorets); Fernando Viana, Serkan Yusein, Meledje Omnebes, Felipe Brisola, Tsvetomir Panov (Botev).