Vice Netherlands PSV Eindhoven will play Thursday at 20:00 the Bulgarian champion Phillips Arena, Lodogorets. The match will be played in Group B in the Europa League, the group that includes Chernomorets Odessa and Dinamo Zagreb.
PSV Eindhoven are in a very poor shape, the team failing to win the last five matches played in all competitions. The band from Eindhoven to Milan has been eliminated in the play-off Champions League. In weekend drew 2-2 at Twente and is in second place in the Eredivisie. PSV started well with three wins championship after which followed three draws.
Philip Cocu said an Ludogorets win is very important for proper that his students have an excellent morale before Sunday’s game with rival Ajax Amsterdam. Karim Rekik was injured and will miss this match, while Luciano Narsingh and Mathias Jorgensen remain unavailable. Bakke struggling with experiementatul Park for a post holder in the right lane of the attack.
Ludogorets band to evolve and Cosmin Moti won 2-0 weekend derby against Levski Sofia played away. Bulgarian team was eliminated from Basel without too much trouble in the play-off Champions League. Bulgaria’s Ludogorets lead in the standings with just one point over second place by Bate Plovdiv. In the last five matches played by the team coached by Stoycho Stoev they have scored at least two goals.
Ludogorest absence will be quite important in this confrontation, it is striker Michel Platini. Bezjak and Marcelino will bear the brunt of the attack in these conditions.