Ludogorets lost 1:3 to Crvena Zvezda in their last trial game in Belek. The team will return to Bulgaria on Sunday noon. They won two of the six trial games and lost the other four. This was the fourth game Ludogorets played against the Serbian team and their first loss to them. The champions have defeated Crvena Zvezda twice and they have one even score against them.
Crvena Zvezda took the lead in the game on Saturday and scored two goals in the first half. Ben scored the first one in the 33rd minute and Buaci added the second in the 43rd. Ludogorets players were fouled before both goals, but the Turkish referee neglected them.
The champions returned a goal when Wanderson scored in the 54th minute. The Serbian team shaped the final score in the 72nd minute.
Ludogorets had the chance to add a second goal but Forster was not accurate from the foul point.
LUDOGORETS – CRVENA ZVEZDA 1:3
0:1 Ben (33')
0:2 Buaci (43')
1:2 Wanderson (54')
1:3 Pavkov (72')
Ludogorets: Iliev, Cicinho, Moti, Grigore (46 – Forster), Nedyalkov, Dyakov (58 – Yusein), Goralski (64 - Anicet), Wanderson (84 – Ribeiro), Marcelinho, Popa (64 - Lukoki), Keseru (87 – Paulo)
Crvena Zvezda: Borjan, Jovovic (68 – Samic), Babic (68 – Stojkovic), Marin (68 – Vukanovic), Milunovic (68 – Kausic), Rodic, Jovancic, Ben (68 – Ebelisio), Zhirka (68 – Pavkov), Gobelic (68 – Savic), Buaci.