Ludogorets vs Roma are set to meet in the Europa League group stage this evening (5:45pm, UK time).
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Where to watch Ludogorets vs Roma on TV:
- UK: BT Sport 4
- US: Paramount+
Ludogorets are currently winless in 18 Europa League matches (four draws and 14 losses), which is the longest winless run in the competition’s history.
As for Roma, this will be their 11th match against Bulgarian opposition, with each of the last eight coming against CSKA Sofia. Indeed, Roma have won seven of the previous 10 games (which includes one draw and two losses).
Ludogorets team news
This will be Ludogorets’ ninth European game this season. The Bulgarian champions entered the Champions League qualifying phase before suffering a demotion to its Europa League equivalent. To date they’ve won four games with three of those successes coming at home. Head coach Ante Simundza is without defensive midfielder Claude Gonçalves for Roma’s visit. So far this season L have been led in attack by forwards Bernard Tekpetey and Kiril Despodov, both registering six goals, though Despodov managed his tally in 137 fewer minutes.
Roma team news
A four-game unbeaten start came to an end when Roma were humbled at Udinese, the Conference League holders suffered a 4-0 loss, before that game they had only conceded one goal. José Mourinho will be expecting a bounce back. However the much-travelled Portuguese tactician must do so with Marash Kumbulla, Ebrima Darboe, Georginio Wijnaldum, Nicolò Zaniolo and Stephan El Shaarawy remaining in the Italian capital. Tammy Abraham should feature. The impressive English marksman has scored 13 goals in 26 appearances in major European competitions, including nine goals in 13 appearances last season for the club in the Conference League.
Scoreline prediction: Ludogorets 0-3 Roma
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