Ludogorets kicked off the season with a 3:1 win against Lokomotiv. Manu scored at the end of the first half after Tekpetey sent him the ball. Iliev evened the score an hour after the match began. He took advantage of Cicinho’s mistake.
Despodov entered the pitch and inspired his teammates. He also added a second goal. Pirgov could not save his goal attempt. Tekpetey shaped the final score after Sotiriou passed the ball to him.