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Nations League 13 October: Bulgaria vs Cyprus preview

Nations League 13 October: Bulgaria vs Cyprus preview

Bulgaria vs Cyprus 21:45 Stadion Vasil Levski, Sofia
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This is the third match in the UEFA Nations League C group 3 for both teams. Bulgaria has won both of their games against Slovenia away from home 1-2 and against Norway at home 1-0. Cyprus first loss to Norway away from home 2-0 but then beat Slovenia at home 2-1. Bulgaria leads the group with 6 points with Norway and Cyprus behind with 3. Slovenia is last without points so far.

Form and Stats:

Bulgaria is in fine form as they have won four of their last five games with their only loss coming against Bosnia-Herzegovina in a friendly in March. If you count their last 10 games, they are 5-1-4. Five of those games have been under 2.5 goals and 5 over. During this time they have kept only 2 clean sheets and also failed to score only 2 times. Bulgaria has been a very good home team by winning 8 and losing 2 of their last 10 games. Their only losses coming to France and Bosnia-Herzegovina (both 0-1).

Cyprus has not been in such good form. They did beat Slovenia in their last game but before that they went 8 games without a win (0-1-7). Six of their last 10 games have ended with more than 2.5 goals and Cyprus has managed to keep a clean sheet only once (0-0 with Montenegro). In those games they failed to score 6 times. Their away record in their last 10 games is abysmal with 1-0-9 with their only win coming against Gibraltar. They failed to score in 8 of those games.

Team News:

Bulgaria is missing from the players that were named to play against Norway in the last game; Raynov, Lukov, Tsvetkov and Lyaskov. Only Raynov played in that game, the rest remained on the bench.

Cyprus has all the players available who played against Slovenia in the last match.

Previous meetings:

Bulgaria 1-0 Cyprus – Friendly Aug 2012
Cyprus 0-1 Bulgaria – Friendly Mar 2011
Cyprus 4-1 Bulgaria – WC qualifier Oct 2009
Bulgaria 2-0 Cyprus – WC qualifier Apr 2009
Cyprus 0-3 Bulgaria – Friendly Feb 2007

Prediction:

Bulgaria to win to nil.

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