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Levski defeated Slavia 2-0 away in a match of the 11th round of the First League. The Blues were a man down after Asimi Fadiga’s straight red card in the 23rd minute. Ronaldo and Welton scored the goals of the game .
At the beginning of the match, both teams rarely created chances. In the 23rd minute, Fadiga was sent off for a tackle on Ivan Minchev, with referee Valentin Zhelezov being signaled by video replay referee (VAR) Ivaylo Stoyanov.
Shortly after, Galin Ivanov’s goal for Slavia was disallowed due to an offside. Javad El Jemili missed a good opportunity for “Levski” in the 32nd minute. Three minutes later, “Levski” took the lead. Darlan brought out Ronaldo, who managed to put the ball past goalkeeper Svetoslav Vutsov.
At the beginning of the second half, “Levski” fans raised a banner addressed to coach Nikolay Kostov, who criticized them for lighting torches after the match with “Eter”.
Vutsov saved Ronaldo’s shot. In the 51st minute, Galin Ivanov missed a great chance for “Slavia” by not hitting the empty net from close range. In the 54th minute, “Levski” scored a second goal. Welton took the ball from the half of the blues and reached the goal of “Slavia” alone, after which he signed with a diagonal shot.
In the following minutes, Levski goalkeeper Plamen Andreev saved shots from Emil Stoev and Ivan Minchev. After that, he dealt with a shot by Galin Ivanov.
“Levski” is in third place in the ranking with 22 points. Slavia is 15th with 4.
In another match of the round earlier today, “Heber” and “Botev” (Vratsa) finished 1:1.