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Bulgaria vs Sweden Predictions, 31 Aug 2017

The Match Is Over. Score: 3-2
Bulgaria vs Sweden Predictions, 31 Aug 2017
A match that may be well watchable is one between Bulgaria and Sweden nation sides set to be played on Thursday night, 31 August 2017, as the driving force of Group A travel away to South Slavic in forth. Bulgaria vs Sweden Predictions.
Match status: World Cup Qualification Stage - Group A
Kick-off: Thursday 31 Aug 2017, 07:45pm GMT
Venue: Nacionalen Stadion Vasil Levski (Sofia)

Analysis and Reason for Match Preview:

The last half of the World Cup qualification phase will determine the two sides of each group advancing to the main events in Russia, the Sweden national team making a shout to accomplish that should they maintain their 13-point first-round tally, and they could reinforce their table-topping position with another three points at Bulgaria.

The first leg between these nations saw a Sweden side comprehensively beat the Bulgarians at home 3-0, before losing their first fixture to France that remains the only upset so far for head coach Janne Andersson. Having gained thirteen points keeping them top of the group A, the Scandinavian side are hopeful of delivering the full pack of points against Bulgaria.

Though getting beaten in a frustrating manner by the Swedes on Matchday 4, Petar Hubchev's Bulgarian team are as many as four points adrift of their Scandinavian rivals, as well as France, sitting in fourth only a point off third-placed Netherlands, who will be playing France at the time. So, everything is in hands of Bulgaria to turn things around in their group.

Possible Teams' Starting Line-ups:

Bulgaria: Mihaylov - Popov, Chorbadzhiyski, Bozhikov, Petar - Dyakov, Kostadinov - Manolev, Popov, Tonev - Delev (4-2-3-1 formation)

Sweden: Nordfeldt - Krafth, Jansson, Helander, Hult - Claesson, Hiljemark, Larsson, Larsson - Nyman, Guidetti (4-4-2 formation)

Bulgaria & Sweden Missing Players:

Bulgaria: Svetoslav Dyakov (Suspension).

Sweden: None.

Bulgaria - Sweden Head-to-Head Stats:

2016/2017 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Sweden 3-0 Bulgaria

2004/2005 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Sweden 3-0 Bulgaria

2004/2005 FIFA World Cup Qualification
Bulgaria 0-3 Sweden

The issue yet to be resolved at the Bulgaria team is their defensive display needs mending as long as they're still in battle for a spot out of the group. As conceding 13 in the course of six games - a famous triple of goals by Luxembourg on the opening night, followed by four and three netted by France and Sweden the following two rounds - isn't what can be boasted of. On the other side, in Emil Forsberg, who has scored three goals in the process, Marcus Berg and Ola Toivonen Sweden possess a fearsome attacking threat most likely to strike here in Bulgaria over again.
Main Match Predictions:
Full Time Outcome:Sweden to Win @ 1.75 (3/4)
Possible Score:0-2 Away Win @ 7.00 (6/1)
Konstantin Sboiev
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