Reporting 17 December 2020

Ludogorets missed the chance to defeat Arda

The Arda - Ludogorets match finished with a 2:2 score, thus the champions’ winning spree came to an end.

The Arda - Ludogorets match finished with a 2:2 score, thus the champions’ winning spree came to an end.

Delev passed to Kokonov in the first seconds of the match but he missed his chance to score. The guest team attacked in the ninth minute but Manu’s pass to Despodov was not accurate. Ludogorets took the lead a couple of minutes later when Despodov scored. Arda made the score even a couple of minutes later when Kokonov passed the ball to Delev. Iliev had no chance to save but his teammates picked up the pace after that. Cauly tried to score twice but failed. The referee denied Ludogorets the right to a penalty kick in the 31st minute when Stoev touched the ball with his hand. Delev tried to score later but Iliev saved.

Ludogorets created a goal situation in the beginning of the second half. Manu passed the ball to Keseru who was stopped by the gatekeeper. Cauly and Keseru created a great attack but the keeper intervened. Arda almost took the lead. Kokonov tried to score but Manu made a split and Iliev’s skills helped as well.

Ludogorets took the lead in the 70th minute after Despodov sent the ball to Grigore who scored with his head. Arda evened the score in the 84th minute when Tilev’s goal attempt was saved by Iliev but Junior scored. Nedyalkov sent the ball to Keseru but he missed the target. Seconds before the end, Yankov and Mitkov forwarded the ball to Cicinho who was not able to send the ball into the competitor’s gate.


0:1 Despodov (11')
1:1 Delev (17')
1:2 Grigore (70')
2:2 Junior (84')

ARDA: Karadzhov, Stoev, Zhelev, Delev, Georgiev (76 – Junior), Kokonov (82 – Aleksandrov), Rumenov (76 – Tilev), Lozev (53 – Kotev), Sulaka, Leoni, Martinov

LUDOGORETS: Iliev, Nedyalkov, Cicinho, Santana (88 – Badji), Manu (71 – Tchibota), Despodov (82 – Yankov), Dyakov, Grigore, Keseru, Sa, Oliveira (88 – Mitkov)

Yellow cards: Lozev, Kotev (Arda); Keseru, Sa (Ludogorets).


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Arda - Ludogorets 2:2
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League table efbet League, 17th round
1. Ludogorets 1945 39
2. Cherno more (Varna) 29
3. CSKA 29
4. Botev (Plovdiv) 29
5. Slavia (Sofia) 27
6. Lokomotiv (Plovdiv) 24
7. Beroe (St. Zagora) 24
8. Levski (Sofia) 22
9. Arda (Kardzhali) 18
10. CSKA 1948 18
11. Lokomotiv (Sofia) 15
12. Botev (Vratsa) 13
13. Pirin (Blagoevgrad) 12
14. Tsarsko selo 11

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