Ludogorets lost 0:1 to Cherno More in Varna, meaning that the team failed to increase their advantage in the overall rating.
Moti did not join the team due to personal reasons. Grigore made his debut and Anicet played for the first time this season. Keseru recovered just in time for this game.
The guest team created the first goal situation. Wanderson passed to Grigore but he missed the gate. Cherno More took the lead in the 13th minute when Grigore fouled Iliev. Ndongala passed to the team captain who passed to Genev and he made no mistake. Iliev had the chance to add a second goal after that, but lliev saved. Ludogorets picked up the pace after the 25th minute. Marcelinho sent the ball to a defender instead of the gate and Lukoki sent it over the crossbar after that. The home team became more active as well. Marcelinho passed to Keseru in the 37th minute, after which Wanderson received the ball and tried to score, but the keeper saved.
Ludogorets controlled the ball more in the second half, but there were no real situations. The coach Zdravkov replaced Goralski with Swierczok. Keseru and Marcelinho passed to each other, after which Swierczok received the ball but he missed. The referee Popov neglected a penalty against Ludogorets, Dimov played with his hand, but the referee still decided that it was not worthy of a penalty. Swierczok scored with his head, but it was cancelled because of a penalty against the keeper which never happened. Minchev was close to scoring after that, but Iliev kicked the ball back.
CHERNO MORE - LUDOGPRETS 1:0
1:0 Genev (13’)
Cherno More: Dyulgerov, Enchev (60 – Kostadinov), Genev, Dimov, Panov, Vitanov, Panayotov, Ndongala, Iliev (79 – Andrade), Minchev (87 – Kiki), Vasilev
Ludogorets: Iliev, Cicinho, Terziev, Grigore, Nedyalkov, Anicet, Goralski (71 – Swierczok), Lukoki (87 – Bakalov), Marcelinho, Wanderson (59 – Popa), Keseru
Yellow cards: Panov, Vitanov, Dimov, Kiki (Cherno More); Grigore, Keseru (Ludogorets).