Thursday, October 3, starting at 10:05 p.m., Ludogorets, Bulgarian champion, will receive a visit Croatia champions Dinamo Zagreb in the match that counts for round number two in Group B of the Europa League.
Ludogorets surprisingly won the first game played in this group, 2-0 in Eindhoven against PSV, surprising all Europe with that result. In the national championship, Bulgarians are again on the first position of the ranking, and likely will again be able to win the championship title.
The two teams met last season in the play-off UEFA Champions League, when Croatian band has managed to eliminate Ludogorets after a dramatic match, 3-2 in the return.
Normally, Bulgarians have a revenge to take in this game, but the balance very good that it has Dinamo Zagreb against teams from Bulgaria, against whom never lost a match in UEFA could count and he this match .
Ludogorets, as well as his opponent in this game, is one of the teams participating in the Europa League champions and this season their number is 9.
On the other hand, Dinamo Zagreb is also the first in the national championship, despite the fact that they managed only one draw in the last match, 0-0 away from Zadar. Dinamo Zagreb has a very good balance against teams from Bulgaria, managed until now 3 wins and a draw, even against those of Ludogorets last season.
Dinamo Zagreb lost the last seven trips in European competition, their last success “outside” being in 2010-2011 when required against Club Brugge.