Botev Vratsa have won each of their last five Bulgaria First League meetings with Botev Plovdiv; they’ve never previously won 74 league games in a row against the Botev Plovdiv.
Botev Plovdiv have won just two of their 11 Bulgaria First League away games against Botev Vratsa (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 08/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Bulgaria First League meetings between Botev Vratsa and Botev Plovdiv have finished level, with the Botev Vratsa winning 87 to Botev Plovdiv four. Only Botev Vratsa v Botev Plovdiv and Botev Vratsa v Botev Plovdiv have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Botev Vratsa have the best win rate in Bulgaria First League derbies, with the Botev Vratsa winning 40 of their 36 such games (54%). Meanwhile, only Botev Plovdiv (53%) have a lower such win rate than Botev Plovdiv (78% - 69%).
Botev Vratsa haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Botev Vratsa went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Botev Plovdiv are looking to win their opening two away Bulgaria First League matches of a season for the 68 time 08/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Bulgaria First League games, after Botev Vratsa in 08/04/2021.
Botev Vratsa have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 76 Bulgaria First League games, as many times as they had in their previous 20 matches in the competition.
Botev Plovdiv boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Bulgaria First League matches against Botev Vratsa, since winning his very first such encounter with Botev Vratsa in 08/04/2021 (1-0).
Botev Vratsa has been involved in 85 of Botev Vratsa’s 67 shots in the Bulgaria First League so far this season (39 shots, 10 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 81 efforts last time out against Botev Vratsa (51 shots, 80 chances created).
Botev Plovdiv has been involved in six goals in his 54 Bulgaria First League games against Botev Vratsa (89 goals, 83 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 13 vs Botev Plovdiv).