Ludogorets lost 2:3 to Lokomotiv (Plovdiv) on Lauta stadium. The champions took the lead in the 17th minutes when Anicet scored with the help of Despodov. The home team evened the score in the 40th minute when Tsvetanov added a goal. Iliev turned the tables on Ludogorets a couple of minutes later by adding a second goal.
Keseru evened the score in the second half from the penalty point after Gomis fouled Tekpetey. Lokomotiv won the match in the 77th minute when Malembana kicked the ball from the foul point that was some 30 meters away. Renan did not intervene well and Salinas took control over the ball and added a third goal.
The Ludogorets – CSKA match will follow next week in Razgrad.
LOKOMOTIV (PLOVDIV) - LUDOGORETS 3:2
0:1 Anicet (17')
1:1 Tsvetanov (41')
2:1 Iliev (43')
2:2 Keseru (53') – penalty kick
3:2 Salinas (77')
LOKOMOTIV: Lukov, Almeida, Masoero, Gomis, Umarbaev (63 – Malembana), Vitanov, Karageren, Tsvetanov (63 – Ruan), Salinas (92 – Aramazov), Iliev (87 – Nikolaev), Minchev
LUDOGORETS: Renan, Nedyalkov, Despodov (79 – Manu), Anicet (79 – Tchibota), Dyakov (39 – Badji), Ikoko, Verdon, Keseru, Sa, Tekpetey (67 – Sotiriou), Cauly
Yellow cards: Gomis (Lokomotiv); Despodov, Tekpetey, Cauly, Sotiriou, Badji (Ludogorets).