Similar to the match four years ago, Ludogorets scored two goals but now lost 2:4 to Braga. The team continues ahead with one point overall.
The first half was not particularly strong for Ludogorets, but Sotiriou scored a goal. Braga scored three goals and missed more chances.
Ludogorets picked up the pace in the second half and evened the odds. Despodov missed a great chance to score, as the gatekeeper saved brilliantly. The last goal in Kahlina’s gate was scored by Gonzalez after Ikoko made a mistake.
Така на Лудогорец остават минимални шансове за класиране в следващата фаза на The Bulgarian champions now have a minimal chance of qualifying for the next phase. The team must defeat Crvena Zvezda on November 25th in order to continue ahead.
BRAGA - LUDOGORETS 4:2
1:0 El Musrati (26')
1:1 Sotiriou (33‘)
2:1 Medeiros (37‘)
3:1 Galeno (40‘)
4:1 Gonzales (73‘)
4:2 Plastun (79‘)
BRAGA: Lima, Kouto, Oliveira, Leite, Siqueira (75 – Rodriguez), Medeiros, El Musrati (61 – Mineiro), Castro (70 – Horta), Galeno (70 – Moura), Oliveira (M. Gonzales), R. Horta)
LUDOGORETS: Kahlina, Ikoko, Verdon, Plastun, Cicinho, Show (65 – Badji), Goncalves, Yankov, Despodov, Sotiriou (75 – Manu), Tchibota (65 – Tekpetey)
Yellow cards: Castro (Braga); Show, Plastun (Ludogorets).