A Balkan derby will be on the cards when Montenegro and Bulgaria clash on Friday for their Euro 2020 Qualifier. Both nations are on the last two places in group A, with mere 2 points. Bulgaria are currently on the last 5th place on worse goal balance than Montenegro.
Montenegro vs Bulgaria Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|Montenegro||Draw||1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
|Bulgaria||Draw||1 W/ 3 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 0 L|
Last game between the nations: 22.03.2019 Euro Qualifications: Bulgaria – Montenegro 1:1; Todor Nedelev 82’(penalty); Stefan Mugosa 50’
Last game on Montenegro soil: 04.06.2011 Euro Qualifications: Montenegro – Bulgaria 1:1; Radomir Djalovic 53’; Ivelin Popov 66’
Worth mentioning: Montenegro and Bulgaria have met five times so far, with each nation winning once, and three meetings ended without a winner in draws. Montenegro is on a run of three consecutive matches against the Bulgarians without a losing. The last two encounters between the two nations finished with the same score of 1:1. Two of the five meetings featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends. Two matches have been played in Montenegro, and they both finished in draws.
Montenegro vs Bulgaria Stats
|As of 09.10||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|Montenegro||Loss||2 W/ 2 D/ 6 L||1 W/ 1 D/ 3 L|
|Bulgaria||Loss||1 W/ 4 D/ 5 L||0 W/ 2 D/ 3 L|
Last game Montenegro: 10.09.2019 Euro Qualifications: Montenegro – Czech Republic 0:3; Tomas Soucek 54’, Lukas Masopust 58’, Vladimir Darida 90’
Next game Montenegro: 14.10.2019 Euro Qualifications: Kosovo – Montenegro
Last game Bulgaria: 10.09.2019 International Friendly: Ireland – Bulgaria 3:1; Alan Browne 56’, Kevin Long 83’, James Collins 86’; Ivelin Popov 67’(penalty)
Next game Bulgaria: 14.10.2019 Euro Qualifications: Bulgaria – England
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2,5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: Montenegro lost heavily their last Euro 2020 qualifier, as they succumbed to a 0:3 home defeat to Czech Republic and lost any chances of qualifying for the continental tournament next summer. All but one of their last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, and three saw both involved nations hitting the back of the nets. Montenegro have kept just one clean sheet from their previous ten matches on home turf.
Bulgaria is on a disastrous run of nine consecutive outings without a victory, including losses in each of their last four matches. Their biggest worries are in the defensive department as they managed to score in 8 of those games, but conceded in all nine. Four of the nation last five encounters featured over 2,5 goals, and also four witnessed goals at both ends.
Montenegro vs Bulgaria News
Missing players Montenegro: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Missing players Bulgaria: No reports of injuries or suspensions.
Montenegro vs Bulgaria Predictions
Both nations to score – 2.00 @ bet365