“Black Sea” defeated “Botev” (Plovdiv) 1:0 and continues to be without a lost match since the beginning of the championship. The Varna team remains in second place in the standings with 27 points, one less than “Lokomotiv” (Plovdiv), but the “Smurfs” have a game less. “Botev” (Plovdiv) remains in 12th position with 9 points, only 2 from the relegation zone.
“Black Sea” could have opened the scoring in the first minute, when Alexander Vassilev shot from a distance, but luckily for the guests, the ball hit the crossbar. In the 19th minute, the hosts took the lead. Antoine Conte failed to clear the ball from the penalty area and Atanas Iliev took advantage of his mistake and scored 1:0 with an unprepared shot.
In the 25th minute, Atanas Iliev headed the ball after Alexander Vassilev’s cross, but it went wide of the Botev goal. In the 35th minute, Edgar Pacheco could have doubled Black Sea’s lead. He received the ball and shot dangerously diagonally from the right, but goalkeeper Daniel Kaiser was able to save.
In the 47th minute, “Botev” goalkeeper Daniel Kaiser prevented a certain goal after he managed to clear the ball after a dangerous shot by Pablo Garcia from a good position. In the 54th minute, Vasil Panayotov dived the ball from close range, but luckily for the guests, it went wide of the goal. In the 64th minute, Mazir Sula shot from more than 20 meters, but the ball went over the Botev goal.
In the 75th minute, Mazir Sula was brought in from the right side of the home team’s attack and crossed sharply, and Atanas Iliev shot on the volley, but goalkeeper Daniel Kaiser was able to clear for a corner. In the 87th minute, the visitors’ goalkeeper Daniel Kaiser made a mistake, the ball reached Vlatko Drobarov, who shot from a small angle, but inaccurately.