Match: Riga vs CSKA Sofia
Competition: UEFA Europe League 1st Qualifying Round
Time / Date: 19:30h / 19 July 2018
Venue: Stadions Skonto (Rīga)
Check our prediction for Riga – CSKA Sofia, The Bulgarian team have one goal advantage and will try to reach next round after win or at least draw here against Riga at Latvia.
We will analyze all the stats, news and will give our predictions for Riga vs CSKA Sofia.
Riga vs CSKA Sofia Match Preview
CSKA Sofia takes the win at Sofia after a goal from Tiago Rodrigues 40′ before the end. In that game The Reds have more chances and surely result should be bigger in their favour, after they have made 18 shots and scored just once. On other side, Riga reaches the opponent goal just three times.
Last time that Bulgarians lose a game was back to April against Botev Plovdiv in First League. Since then they have seven wins and four draws (incl. friendly matches). This summer The Armymen they have left without their star of the previous season, Fernando Karanga. Can this hurt their European ambitions?
Viktor Skrypnyk’s team made a debut in the Euro tournaments after it was founded in 2014. At 2015 they’ve won the second division at Litva and till now they play in the first division, now they have a small advantage over CSKA because their championship is in the middle. In fact, before the game versus CSKA, the hosts was in series of six wins without conceding a single goal in that period (Four wins with 1:0 and two with 2:0).
Riga vs CSKA Sofia Head-to-head
Both teams haven’t met each other before the reverse match.
Riga vs CSKA Sofia Prediction
Even without their star CSKA surely have more quality on their side, that is why we can’t expect from them to lose the place in the next round.
In the tests before the start of the competitive games The Reds showed some good results, but before the end of the last season away from home they rarely kept a clean sheet (Just once from seven games) that is why we can see goals in both ends.
Riga vs CSKA Sofia Betting Tips
- CSKA to win – BET 10$ and win 20$
- Both Teams To Score a Goal – BET 10$ and win 20$