Ludogorets defeated 2:0 Slavia in Dyakov’s 234th match in the Bulgarian championship. The team is now the Efbet League overall leader.
Both teams created attacks but the most interesting one was Rangelov’s inaccurate attempt to score. Despodov sent the ball above the crossbar. Cauly did the same a few minutes later. Despodov tried to score from the direct free kick but hit the woodwork. Santana also tried the same in the 37th minute. The best attack was created in the 45th minute when Cicinho passed to Tchibota whose powerful kick was saved by Vutsov.
Ludogorets applied pressure in the second half. Despodov passed to Tchibota who tried to score but Antovski kicked the ball out. Despodov had one more goal attempt in the 60th minute.
Ludogorets took the lead five minutes later. Vutsov kicked the ball into a corner and Despodov passed to Keseru who scored his 101st goal in the championship. Vutsov saved another of Despodov’s goal attempts later. Santana kicked the ball and it ricocheted in Gamakov’s body. Vutsov did not intervene and allowed a second goal.
SLAVIA - LUDOGORETS 0:2
0:1 Keseru (65')
0:2 Santana (83')
SLAVIA: Vutsov, Patev, Hristov, Gamakov, Antovski, Firtulesky (59 – Stoev), Karabelyov (73 – Tasevski), Valchev (59 – Bengyuzov), Krastev, Kirilov, Rangelov (68 – Krastev)
LUDOGORETS: Iliev, Nedyalkov, Cicinho, Santana (87 – Anicet), Despodov (77 – Manu), Tchibota (87 – Tekpetey), Dyakov, Verdon, Sa, Mitkov (62 – Keseru), Oliveira (62 – Yankov)
Yellow cards: Patev, Tasevski (Slavia); Verdon, Sa (Ludogorets).