Shaken by two defeats in a row in classics, Italy’s Internazionale makes its debut this Thursday, February 20, in the 2019/2020 edition of the Europa League.
As part of the program of the journey of the round of 32 round of 32 will face Ludogorets, from Bulgaria.
The match will take place at the Ludogorec Arena, in Razgrad, from 14h55 (Brasília time).
The return match is scheduled for February 27 in Milan.
The Europa League now counts, in addition to the 24 clubs that advanced through its first phase, in groups, with the eight ‘relegated’ of the Champions League.
It was those who were in the third position of their keys in the continental ‘first division’.
They will duel in the round trip system advancing the one who has the highest number of points.
In case of equality, the goal difference is the first tiebreaker criterion. Not being enough, the goals marked as a visitor serve for definition.
If still not enough, at the end of the second match there will be an extra 30 minutes, where the goal away from home follows as a tiebreaker criterion. The final tiebreaker is the penalty shootout.
◾️The Bulgarians, even without winning in the last four matches, took second place in Group H of the Europa League first stage with eight accumulated points (two wins, two draws and two losses).
◾️They were surpassed only by Espanyol, who added 11 points.
◾️They spent two months without playing official games with the break from Parva Liga, the First Division of the Bulgarian Championship.
◾️However, they returned to play in style.
◾️On Saturday, February 15, they received Botev Vrastsa, in a confrontation for the twenty-first round of the 2019/2020 season and scored 6-0.
◾️They maintained the leadership of the dispute and the invincibility.
◾️With 51 points (15 wins and six draws), Ludogorets has seven points more than Levski and is guaranteed in the decisive hex.
◾️Internazionale missed the chance to advance to the Champions League round of 16 at home.
◾️I needed to beat Barcelona’s reserve team on the final day of qualifying.
◾️He took the lead, but took the turn by losing 2-1 and taking third place in group F, which had the Spanish team and Borussia Dortmund qualified.
◾️Thus, he had to settle for the relocation to Europa League at the moment that is experiencing turbulence in the two national competitions.
◾️In the Italian Cup, in its semifinals phase, it was defeated, at home, by Napoli, by 1 to 0, and will have to seek to reverse the situation in the rival’s stadium, but only in March, when the return encounter is scheduled.
◾️In the Italian Championship, she was beaten on Sunday, February 16, by Lazio, 2-1 in Rome, losing the runner-up in the dispute.
◾️With 54 points (16 wins, six draws and two losses), he came to occupy the third position. It is three points behind Juventus, the leader, and two below the Roman team.
Football Prediction of the Day Ludogorets vs Internazionale
Despite not experiencing its best moment, Internazionale is technically superior to Ludogorets and, in this way, the prognosis for its success is the most suitable option for this Thursday’s meeting by the 16th round of the 2019 version / 2020 Europa League.
Bet Tips: INTER