Sutjeska vs Ludogorets Prediction: Champions League

Sutjeska vs Ludogorets Prediction: Champions League Match on 12.07.2022

Ludogorets will take a 2-0 lead to Sutjeska when the two teams meet on Tuesday at 20:00GMT as the two teams seek to make it to the second leg of Champions League qualifiers. 


Match Preview

Sutjeska will focus on coming back from behind and rattling Ludogorets right from the start. The focus will be on grabbing an early goal while ensuring that they do not concede.

Ludogorets will seek to be compact while maintaining their attacking threat. They will aim to grab the goal that will kill the tie.

Form Guide

Sutjeska

They have lost six out of their last six outings in Europe. These losses came in matches against Ludogorets (0-2), Borac (0-1), Linfield (2-3), Linfield (1-2), Apoel (0-3), and Apoel (0-1).

Ludogorets

Ludogorets have won just once in their six outings in Europe. The win came in their first leg fixture against Sutjeska (2-0). They have also drawn once and lost four. 

Possible Starting Lineups

Sutjeska

Giljen, D. Grivic, M. Drincic, A. Rudovic, N. Stijepovic, N. Erakovic, S. Krstovic, M. Matanovic, Z. Alharaish, Y. Nenov, I. Tucevic

Ludogorets

Padt, N. Gusmao, O. Verdon, I. Plastun, A. Nedyalkov, C. Goncalves, A. Menezes Santana, D. Yankov, R. Lima Morais, P. Sotiriou, B. Tekpetey


Players to Watch

Y. Nenov

The Bulgarian forward plays out wide for Sutjeska, providing width to the team’s attack, creating chances, and offering a goal threat by cutting inside.

Nenov will be crucial for Sutjeska when they face Ludogorets as they look to overcome the 2-0 deficit on Tuesday. 

Nenov will be important not only in providing an attacking threat but also in providing defensive protection to the team’s full-backs when they lose the ball.

A Menezes Santana

The Brazilian midfielder is crucial to Ludogorets by providing a goal threat from deep in midfield while also being the creative force for the team.

Santana opened the scoring in the 74th minute for Ludogorets in their first-leg clash with Sutjeska and put the team on their way to a 2-0 win. 

The 27-year-old will be crucial in the second leg as Ludogorets seek to wrap up their qualification to the second qualifying round of the Champions League.

Prediction

Sutjeska will focus on its performance as they look to overturn the 2-0 result from the first leg. With the home support behind them, they will look to attack Ludogorets and get an early goal.

Ludogorets will be looking to press their advantage home by grabbing an away goal. They will adopt an attacking approach as they look to win the match and qualify for the next round.

Ludogorets are favorites to win and qualify for the second round in the Champions League qualifiers. 

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Author: Jesus Simmmons