Ludogorets was close to defeating Olympiacos. The match ended with an even 1:1 score.
Ludogorets was the better team during the first half. Sotiriou almost score once but the gatekeeper saved. Despodov scored in the 50th minute from the direct free kick point.
The home team almost evened the score eight minutes later when Hasan tried to score but Kahlina kicked the ball out. Tekpetey did the same as Hasan but his attempt was cancelled by the gatekeeper as well. Olympiacos created another goal situation in the 65th minute but Ikoko stopped Masuras.
The Greek team evened the score in the 87th minute when Kamara sent the ball into the lower right corner of Kahlina’s gate.
Despodov almost scored in the added time but he sent the ball near the gate.
The rematch is in Razgrad on August 10th at 9 PM.
OLYMPIACOS - LUDOGORETS 1:1
0:1 Despodov (50‘)
1:1 Kamara (87‘)
OLYMPIACOS: Tsolakis, Ba, Cemedo, Sise (53 – El-Arabi), Lala (61 – Andrutsos), Rebchuk, Kamara, Malong (46 – M’VilaP), Valbuena (72 – Medi Kamara), Masuras, Hasan
LUDOGORETS: Kahlina, Ikoko, Plastun, Verdon, Nedyalkov, Goncalves, Badji, Oliveira (73 – Santana), Tekpetey (81 – Cicinho), Despodov, Sotiriou (88 – Wanderson)
Yellow cards: Semedo, Sise (Olympiacos); Tekpetey, Nedyalkov (Ludogorets).