Ludogorets outplayed Mura but the match ended with an even 0:0 score. The rematch now remains the important moment where everything will be decided.
The Bulgarian champions applied pressure on the Slovenians and Despodov created a goal situation in the sixth minute. Mura was a well-grouped team and played it safe.
Ludogorets controlled the ball but no serious goal situations followed. Sotiriou’s attempt in the 20th minute was blocked. The Slovenians pushed forward and Klepac tried to score but Kahlina kicked the ball into a corner. Oliveira sent the ball above the crossbar 13 minutes later.
Goncalves passed the ball to Ikoko three minutes later but he also sent the ball above the crossbar. Sotiriou had a good chance to score in the 44th minute but missed the gate.
Mura was more aggressive in the second half. Kahlina saved Bobicanec’s attempt in the 50th minute. After ten minutes, the pace returned to the one typical for the first half.
Ludogorets dominated until the end. Wanderson had a couple of chances to score as well. Manu was close to scoring in the 78th minute. Mura’s captain hit the woodwork in the 84th minute.