Ludogorets Razgrad vs. Tottenham Hotspur Match preview
Tottenham Hotspur will be traveling to Ludogorets Arena looking to get their Europa League campaign back on track when they meet Ludogorets Razgrad on Thursday evening.
Spurs suffered a 1-0 defeat in hands of Royal Antwerp last time out and enter this match sitting second in Group J, three clear points are better off than Ludogorets, who have lost both matches so far.
Spurs thrashed LASK Linz 3-0 in their opening match and they are expected to take six points from six in this double-header against Ludogorets.
The Bulgarian champions, on the other hand, experienced all sorts of twists at the back in a 4-3 loss to LASK and now they have Spurs to deal with.
- Tottenham have won three out of four UEFA Europa League for the new season campaign.
- There have been more than two goals produced during Spurs’ two home played Europa matches.
- Spurs side has registered a single clean-sheet in their last four Europa League matches.
- Home and away victories have been registered by the Spurs in three out of four Europa League matches.
- Razgrad have won only one game out of three played Europa league matches for the season.
- The Eagles have kept a clean sheet for the three played Europa League matches this season.
Ludogorets Razgrad vs. Tottenham Hotspur Head to Head
The two teams have yet to face each other in a UEFA competition.
Ludogorets reported only a few injury concerns, precisely two, coming into this game. Both are long-term issues, as Wanderson and Higinio Marin are both sidelined until 2021 with a knee injury and a leg fracture respectively.
Young defenders Joe Rodon and Japhet Tanganga won’t be available for this game and are only Spurs injury concern no serious ones, although. Rodon has not been registered for this competition, while Tanganga is still recovering from a mild thigh problem.
A quite number of Changes to the Spur’s side that defeated Brighton on Sunday is likely to be made.
Jose Mourinho made a number of half-time changes in Belgium last week, with the likes of Dele Alli, Carlos Vinicius and Giovani Lo Celso all hauled off the break.
However, while the former made a rare start this season, Mourinho may elect against using Alli in Bulgaria.
Both Anicet Andrianantenaina and Dominik Yankov came off the bench at the weekend, with the former in line to start in midfield, while Cauly and Bernard Tekpetey may feature in support of Elvis Manu.
Ludogorets Razgrad vs. Tottenham Hotspur Prediction
Tottenham didn’t perform to the expectation of their boss against Royal Antwerp last week, but this game against Ludogorets should be business as usual for them.
Ludogorets are simply not close to Spurs when it comes to quality, and with Gareth Bale easing back to form and the likes of Lo Celso, Vinicius, and Lucas looking to impress, expect Tottenham to pick up a comfortable win in Bulgaria
Qualification is all that matters for Mourinho in a competition that he has won twice with two different sides.
Our pundit is predicting a win for the host for this match, Betway backing the results with 1.35 odds while 1XBet is giving 1.825 odds
Over 2.5 Betway 1.53 1XBet 1.61
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