2019–20 PFC Levski Sofia season

Levski Sofia 2019–20 football season
Levski Sofia
2019–20 season
ChairmanGeorgi Popov (until 2 June 2020)
Nasko Sirakov (since 2 June 2020)
ManagerPetar Hubchev
(until 11 June 2020)
Georgi Todorov (since 11 June 2020)
StadiumVivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
First League4th
Bulgarian CupSemi-finals
UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying round
Top goalscorerLeague: Nigel Robertha (11)
All: Nigel Robertha (11)
Highest home attendance24,687 v. CSKA Sofia
(15 February 2020)
Lowest home attendance1,053 v. Vitosha Bistritsa
(8 December 2019)
Average home league attendance5,270
Biggest win5–1 v. Spartak Varna (A)
Biggest defeat0–4 v. AEK Larnaca (H)
Home colours

The 2019–20 season is Levski Sofia's 99th season in the First League. This article shows player statistics and all matches (official and friendly) that the club has played during the 2019–20 season.

Transfers

In

No.
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving from
Type
Transfer
window
Ends
Transfer
fee
Source
1 GK Montenegro Milan Mijatović 31 Non-EU Montenegro Budućnost Podgorica Free transfer Summer 2020 Free levski.bg
6 MF Bulgaria Ivaylo Naydenov 21 EU Bulgaria Arda Loan return Summer Free
8 MF Bulgaria Simeon Slavchev 26 EU Azerbaijan Qarabağ Free transfer Winter 2022 Free levski.bg
9 FW Austria Deni Alar 29 EU Austria Rapid Wien Loan Summer 2020 levski.bg
10 MF Argentina Franco Mazurek 25 Non-EU Greece Panetolikos Free transfer Summer 2021 Free levski.bg
11 MF Bulgaria Zdravko Dimitrov 20 EU Bulgaria Septemvri Sofia Тransfer Summer 2022 Undisclosed levski.bg
14 MF Portugal Filipe Nascimento 24 EU Romania Politehnica Iași Loan return Summer Free
17 FW Netherlands Nigel Robertha 21 EU Netherlands Cambuur Transfer Summer 2022 Undisclosed levski.bg
18 MF Ghana Nasiru Mohammed 25 EU Sweden Häcken Transfer Summer 2022 250 000 € levski.bg
19 DF Greece Giannis Kargas 24 EU Greece PAS Giannina Free transfer Summer 2022 Free levski.bg
21 MF Bulgaria Asen Chandarov 20 EU Bulgaria Septemvri Sofia Loan Summer Free levski.bg
26 DF Bulgaria Deyan Lozev 26 EU Bulgaria Arda Transfer Winter 2022 Undisclosed levski.bg
27 GK Bulgaria Georgi Georgiev 31 EU Bulgaria Slavia Sofia Free transfer Winter Free levski.bg
40 MF Netherlands Stijn Spierings 22 EU Netherlands RKC Waalwijk Transfer Winter 2023 Undisclosed levski.bg
45 FW Bulgaria Iliya Dimitrov 22 EU Bulgaria Septemvri Sofia Loan return Summer Free
93 MF Bulgaria Atanas Kabov 20 EU Bulgaria Tsarsko Selo Loan return Summer Free

Total spending: 400 000 € Decrease

Out

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
2 DF France Louis Nganioni 23 EU Denmark Fremad Amager Released Summer Free gong.bg
8 MF Switzerland Davide Mariani 28 EU United Arab Emirates Shabab Al-Ahli Transfer Summer 1 417 000 € levski.bg
9 FW Romania Sergiu Buș 26 EU Romania Gaz Metan Mediaș Released Summer Free gong.bg
10 FW Brazil Rivaldinho 24 EU Romania Viitorul Released Summer Free topsport.bg
11 MF France Anthony Belmonte 23 EU France Grenoble Foot 38 Released Summer Free gong.bg
14 MF Estonia Bogdan Vaštšuk 23 EU Latvia Riga Loan return Summer Free gong.bg
17 FW Kazakhstan Yerkebulan Seydakhmet 19 Non-EU Russia Ufa Loan return Summer Free gong.bg
18 DF Benin Cédric Hountondji 25 EU France Clermont Foot End of contract Summer Free gong.bg
19 DF Serbia Miloš Cvetković 29 EU Serbia Mladost Lučani End of contract Summer Free levski.bg
21 MF Bulgaria Asen Chandarov 21 EU Bulgaria Septemvri Sofia Loan return Winter Free sportal.bg
26 MF Cape Verde Jerson Cabral 28 EU Cyprus Pafos End of contract Summer Free levski.bg
28 DF Czech Republic David Jablonský 27 EU Poland Cracovia End of contract Summer Free levski.bg
75 MF Bulgaria Aleks Borimirov 21 EU Retired Summer Free gong.bg
86 FW Bulgaria Valeri Bojinov 33 EU Bulgaria Botev Vratsa Released Summer Free sportal.bg
89 GK Bulgaria Nikolay Krastev 22 EU Bulgaria Vitosha Bistritsa Released Summer Free gong.bg

Total income: 1 417 000 € Increase

Net income: 1 017 000 € Increase

Loans out

N
Pos.
Nat.
Name
Age
EU
Moving to
Type
Transfer
window
Transfer
fee
Source
24 DF Bulgaria Tomislav Papazov 17 EU Bulgaria Hebar Loan Summer
39 DF Bulgaria Deyan Ivanov 23 EU Bulgaria Botev Vratsa Loan Summer
45 FW Bulgaria Iliya Dimitrov 23 EU Bulgaria Vitosha Bistritsa Loan Summer
71 MF Bulgaria Martin P. Petkov 18 EU Bulgaria Lokomotiv GO Loan Summer
93 MF Bulgaria Atanas Kabov 20 EU Bulgaria Vitosha Bistritsa Loan Summer
MF Bulgaria Simeon Dimitrov 18 EU Bulgaria Lokomotiv GO Loan Summer

Squad

Updated on 14 June 2020.
No. Name Nationality Position(s) Age EU Since Ends Signed from Transfer fee Notes
Goalkeepers
1 Milan Mijatović  Montenegro GK 35 Non-EU 2019 2020 Montenegro Budućnost Podgorica Free
12 Petar Ivanov  Bulgaria GK 22 EU 2018 Youth system W/S
13 Nikolay Mihaylov  Bulgaria GK 34 EU 2018 2021 Cyprus Omonia Free Originally from Youth system
27 Georgi Georgiev  Bulgaria GK 33 EU 2020 2022 Bulgaria Slavia Sofia Free Originally from Youth system
Defenders
4 Ivan Goranov  Bulgaria LB 30 EU 2017 2021 Bulgaria Lokomotiv Plovdiv Free Originally from Youth system
5 Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson  Iceland CB/DM 32 EU 2017 2021 Israel Maccabi Haifa 500 000 €
6 Ivaylo Naydenov  Bulgaria RB/DM/CM 24 EU 2016 Youth system W/S
19 Giannis Kargas  Greece CB/DM 27 EU 2019 2022 Greece PAS Giannina Free
20 Zhivko Milanov  Bulgaria RB/CB 38 EU 2019 2020 Cyprus APOEL Free Originally from Youth system
22 Nuno Reis  Portugal CB/RB/DM 31 EU 2018 2021 Portugal Vitória Setúbal Undisclosed
26 Deyan Lozev  Bulgaria RB/RW 28 EU 2019 2022 Bulgaria Arda Undisclosed
31 Kostadin Iliev  Bulgaria CB/LB 20 EU 2020 Youth system W/S
Midfielders
8 Simeon Slavchev  Bulgaria DM/CM 29 EU 2019 2022 Azerbaijan Qarabağ Free
10 Franco Mazurek  Argentina AM 29 Non-EU 2019 2021 Greece Panetolikos Free
14 Filipe Nascimento  Portugal AM/CM 27 EU 2017 2020 Romania Dinamo București 200 000 €
23 Khaly Thiam  Senegal DM 28 Non-EU 2018 2021 Hungary MTK Budapest 300 000 €
40 Stijn Spierings  Netherlands AM 26 EU 2020 2023 Netherlands RKC Waalwijk Undisclosed
70 Martin Raynov  Bulgaria DM/CM 30 EU 2019 2020 Bulgaria Beroe Undisclosed
77 Iliya Yurukov  Bulgaria DM/CM 23 EU 2016 Youth system W/S
Forwards
7 Paulinho  Brazil LW 29 EU 2018 2021 Ukraine Zorya Luhansk Free Second nationality: Bulgaria
9 Deni Alar  Austria CF 32 EU 2019 2020 Austria Rapid Wien Loan
11 Zdravko Dimitrov  Bulgaria LW 24 EU 2019 2022 Bulgaria Septemvri Sofia Free
17 Nigel Robertha  Netherlands CF 24 EU 2019 2022 Netherlands Cambuur Undisclosed
18 Nasiru Mohammed  Ghana RW/LW/CF/AM 28 EU 2019 2022 Sweden Häcken 250 000 € Second nationality: Sweden
29 Stanislav Kostov  Bulgaria CF 30 EU 2018 2022 Bulgaria Pirin Blagoevgrad Free
79 Martin D. Petkov  Bulgaria LW/CF 20 EU 2019 Youth system W/S
99 Stanislav Ivanov  Bulgaria CF/AM/RW 23 EU 2016 Youth system W/S

Performance overview

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
First League 15 July 2019 12 July 2020 Matchday 1 4th 31 15 8 8 50 30 +20 048.39
Bulgarian Cup 25 September 2019 23 June 2020 Round of 32 Semi-finals 5 2 2 1 6 3 +3 040.00
UEFA Europa League 11 July 2019 1 August 2019 First qualifying round Second qualifying round 4 2 0 2 4 7 −3 050.00
Total 40 19 10 11 60 40 +20 047.50

Source: Fixtures

Fixtures

  Win   Draw   Loss   Upcoming fixture

Friendlies

Summer

Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Brazil Red Bull Bragantino
23 June 2019 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 0–1 Brazil Red Bull Bragantino Angerberg, Austria
17:00 CEST Report Tubarão 28' Stadium: Sportplatz Angerberg
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Russia Zenit
25 June 2019 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 0–1 Russia Zenit Kufstein, Austria
18:00 CEST Report Azmoun 48' (pen.) Stadium: Kufstein Arena
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Germany Türkgücü München
1 July 2019 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 0–4 Germany Türkgücü München Jenbach, Austria
17:00 CEST Report Rabihic 27' (pen.)
Lappe 56', 73'
Zorba 60'
Stadium: Sportplatz Jenbach
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Switzerland Young Boys
2 July 2019 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 1–1 Switzerland Young Boys Fügen, Austria
18:30 CEST S. Ivanov 16' Report Ngamaleu 77' Stadium: Sportplatz Fügen

Mid-season

Levski Sofia Bulgaria v United Arab Emirates Emirates Club
8 September 2019 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 4–0 United Arab Emirates Emirates Club Bansko
17:30 EEST M. D. Petkov 10'
Alar 20' (pen.), 90'
Nasiru 29'
Report Stadium: Complex Evima Sport
Pirin Razlog v Levski Sofia
12 October 2019 Pirin Razlog 1–2 Levski Sofia Razlog
15:30 EEST Stojanov 59' Report Mazurek 8', 9' Stadium: Septemvri
Levski Sofia v Vitosha Bistritsa
29 May 2020 Levski Sofia 3–1 Vitosha Bistritsa Sofia
17:00 EEST Robertha 38'
M. D. Petkov 53'
Thiam 77'
Report Il. Dimitrov 68' Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov

Winter

Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Armenia Pyunik
29 January 2020 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 3–2 Armenia Pyunik Alanya, Turkey
16:30 EET Spierings 10'
Z. Dimitrov 78'
Nascimento 87'
Report Iwu 13'
Shevchuk 74'
Stadium: Gold City Sports Complex
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Austria Rapid Wien
1 February 2020 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 2–1 Austria Rapid Wien Belek, Turkey
14:00 EET Nascimento 78' (pen.)
Raynov 90+3'
Report Fountas 32' Stadium: Maxx Royal Sports Complex
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Uzbekistan Uzbekistan U-19
4 February 2020 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 4–1 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan U-19 Alanya, Turkey
14:00 EET M. D. Petkov 4'
Z. Dimitrov 35'
Nasiru 40'
M. Petkov 42'
Report Hashimov 54' Stadium: Gold City Sports Complex
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Ukraine Oleksandriya
6 February 2020 Levski Sofia Bulgaria 1–2 Ukraine Oleksandriya Belek, Turkey
14:00 EET Kostov 75' (pen.) Report Sitalo 33'
Zaderaka 60'
Stadium: Susesi Sports Complex

Parva Liga

Preliminary stage

League table
Pos Team
  • v
  • t
  • e
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 26 14 8 4 49 23 +26 50[a] Qualification for the Championship round
3 CSKA Sofia 26 14 8 4 41 17 +24 50[a]
4 Levski Sofia 26 14 7 5 43 19 +24 49
5 Slavia Sofia 26 13 6 7 36 28 +8 45
6 Beroe 26 14 1 11 44 34 +10 43
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if two teams); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Fairplay ranking; 9) Draw.[1]
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head points (GD): Lokomotiv Plovdiv 4, CSKA Sofia 1.


Results summary
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
26 14 7 5 43 19  +24 49 9 1 3 23 9  +14 5 6 2 20 10  +10

Last updated: 14 June 2020.
Source: bulgarian-football.com

Results by round
Updated to match(es) played on 14 June 2020. Source: See Results
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Matches
Dunav Ruse v Levski Sofia
15 July 2019 1 Dunav Ruse 1–4 Levski Sofia Ruse
20:30 EEST Ahmedov 47', Yellow card 90+3'
Munin Yellow card 52'
Isaevski Yellow card 58'
Report Mariani 15', 64' (pen.)
S. Ivanov 38'
Paulinho 81'
Stadium: Gradski
Attendance: 3,400
Referee: Georgi Kabakov
Man of the Match: Davide Mariani
Etar v Levski Sofia
21 July 2019 2 Etar 0–0 Levski Sofia Veliko Tarnovo
21:00 EEST Report Reis Yellow card 6'
Mazurek Yellow card 84'
Stadium: Ivaylo
Attendance: 8,000
Referee: Stanislav Todorov
Man of the Match: Hristo Ivanov
Levski Sofia v Botev Plovdiv
29 July 2019 3 Levski Sofia 3–1 Botev Plovdiv Sofia
18:45 EEST Mariani 10', 51'
Reis Yellow card 64'
Goranov 80'
Report Ebert 45'
K. Dimitrov Yellow card 55'
Vutov Yellow card 69'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 4,741
Referee: Nikola Popov
Man of the Match: Davide Mariani
Tsarsko Selo v Levski Sofia
5 August 2019 4 Tsarsko Selo 0–2 Levski Sofia Sofia
21:00 EEST Everton Yellow card 27'
Minchev Yellow card 40'
Markov Yellow card 66'
Wesley Yellow card 89'
Report Kargas Yellow card 19'
Yurukov Yellow card 52'
Mazurek Yellow card 63'
Robertha 89'
S. Ivanov 90+1'
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium[2][3]
Attendance: 550
Referee: Stanimir Trenchev
Man of the Match: Stanislav Ivanov
Levski Sofia v Beroe
10 August 2019 5 Levski Sofia 1–3 Beroe Sofia
20:30 EEST Robertha Yellow card 43'
Nascimento Yellow card 45+8'
Mazurek 75'
Report Eugénio 39'
Vasilev Yellow card 45+12'
Tsvetkov Yellow card 50'
Kamburov 54', 67', Yellow card 68'
Zhelev Yellow card 70'
Genev Yellow card 85'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 4,750
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov
Man of the Match: Martin Kamburov
Vitosha Bistritsa v Levski Sofia
17 August 2019 6 Vitosha Bistritsa 0–4 Levski Sofia Sofia
20:30 EEST Gargorov Yellow card 26'
Gochev Yellow card 54'
Report Paulinho 22', 51'
S. Ivanov Yellow card 54'
Nascimento 82'
Robertha 89'
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium
Attendance: 760
Referee: Radoslav Gidzhenov
Man of the Match: Paulinho
Levski Sofia v Lokomotiv Plovdiv
24 August 2019 7 Levski Sofia 1–0 Lokomotiv Plovdiv Sofia
20:30 EEST Robertha 59'
Raynov Yellow card 90+3'
Report Aralica Yellow card 4'
Umarbayev Yellow card 27'
Tsvetanov Yellow card 69'
Ožbolt Yellow card 90+3'
Karagaren Yellow card 90+4'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 4,014
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov
Man of the Match: Nigel Robertha
CSKA Sofia v Levski Sofia
1 September 2019 8 CSKA Sofia 2–2 Levski Sofia Sofia
17:45 EEST Evandro 73', Yellow card 85'
Carey Yellow card 76'
Albentosa Yellow card 78', 88'
Bikel Yellow card 81'
Report S. Ivanov 12'
Robertha 18'
Thiam Yellow card 68'
Milanov Yellow card 90+4'
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Georgi Kabakov
Man of the Match: Graham Carey
Levski Sofia v Cherno More
15 September 2019 9 Levski Sofia 3–0 Cherno More Sofia
20:15 EEST S. Ivanov 21'
Paulinho 31'
Thiam Yellow card 33'
Robertha 35'
Report Andrade Yellow card 25'
Jorginho Yellow card 64'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 4,307
Referee: Radoslav Gidzhenov
Man of the Match: Paulinho
Slavia Sofia v Levski Sofia
21 September 2019 10 Slavia Sofia 0–2 Levski Sofia Sofia
20:00 EEST Gamakov Yellow card 51'
Shokolarov Yellow card 54'
G. Petkov Yellow card 63'
Report Eyjólfsson Yellow card 25'
Kargas Yellow card 63'
Nascimento 73'
S. Ivanov 81'
Stadium: Slavia
Attendance: 1,500
Referee: Dragomir Draganov
Man of the Match: Stanislav Ivanov
Levski Sofia v Botev Vratsa
28 September 2019 11 Levski Sofia 3–1 Botev Vratsa Sofia
20:00 EEST Eyjólfsson 12'
Robertha 27'
Paulinho 87', Yellow card 90+2'
Report Lyaskov Yellow card 20'
I. Milanov Yellow card 24'
I. Mihaylov Yellow card 42'
Genov 61'
A. Vasev Yellow card 82'
Domovchiyski Yellow card 84'
Valchev Yellow card 90+2'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 3,040
Referee: Volen Chinkov
Man of the Match: Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson
Ludogorets v Levski Sofia
6 October 2019 12 Ludogorets 2–0 Levski Sofia Razgrad
20:15 EEST Tchibota 16'
Ikoko Yellow card 54'
Góralski Yellow card 65'
Badji Yellow card 71'
P. Iliev Yellow card 74'
Keșerü 80'
Anicet Yellow card 85'
Biton Yellow card 90+2'
Report Thiam Yellow card 28'
Milanov Yellow card 46'
Raynov Yellow card 55'
Reis Yellow card 83'
Stadium: Huvepharma Arena
Attendance: 6,500
Referee: Georgi Kabakov
Man of the Match: Mavis Tchibota
Levski Sofia v Arda
19 October 2019 13 Levski Sofia 2–1 Arda Sofia
20:00 EEST Thiam 70'
Raynov Yellow card 78'
S. Ivanov 80'
Goranov Yellow card 90+2'
Report Sidoel Yellow card 58'
Krumov 90+3'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Georgi Nikolov
Man of the Match: Stanislav Ivanov
Levski Sofia v Dunav Ruse
31 October 2019 14 Levski Sofia 2–0 Dunav Ruse Sofia
18:30 EET Makendzhiev 15' (o.g.)
Eyjólfsson 23'
Goranov Yellow card 81'
Report Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,246
Referee: Nikola Popov
Man of the Match: Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson
Levski Sofia v Etar
6 November 2019 15 Levski Sofia 3–0 Etar Sofia
15:30 EET Eyjólfsson 23'
Paulinho 49'
Alar 67'
Report Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,637
Referee: Petar Kostadinov
Man of the Match: Deni Alar
Botev Plovdiv v Levski Sofia
10 November 2019 16 Botev Plovdiv 1–0 Levski Sofia Plovdiv
15:15 EET Tonev 47'
Shopov Yellow card 66'
Report Alar Yellow card 27'
Thiam Yellow card 66'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 76'
Reis Yellow card 80'
Stadium: Botev 1912 Football Complex
Attendance: 2,900
Referee: Stanislav Todorov
Man of the Match: Aleksandar Tonev
Levski Sofia v Tsarsko Selo
24 November 2019 17 Levski Sofia 2–0 Tsarsko Selo Sofia
17:45 EET Robertha 27'
S. Ivanov 39'
Report Carbonieri Yellow card 85'
Daskalov Yellow card 90'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,813
Referee: Georgi Davidov
Man of the Match: Stanislav Ivanov
Beroe v Levski Sofia
30 November 2019 18 Beroe 1–1 Levski Sofia Stara Zagora
17:30 EET Kamburov 44'
Bandalovski Yellow card 76'
Eugénio Yellow card 88'
Report Eyjólfsson Yellow card 26'
Goranov Yellow card 36'
Robertha 53'
Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 3,000
Referee: Petar Kostadinov
Man of the Match: Martin Kamburov
Levski Sofia v Vitosha Bistritsa
8 December 2019 19 Levski Sofia 2–0 Vitosha Bistritsa Sofia
16:30 EET Paulinho 24'
S. Ivanov 60'
Report Hristev Yellow card 75'
Kupenov Yellow card 82'
Gyonov Yellow card 87'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,053
Referee: Nikola Popov
Man of the Match: Stanislav Ivanov
Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Levski Sofia
15 December 2019 20 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 0–0 Levski Sofia Plovdiv
14:15 EET Ožbolt Red card 64'
Almeida Yellow card 65'
D. Iliev Yellow card 90+1'
Report Goranov Yellow card 54'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 64'
Raynov Yellow card 66'
Thiam Yellow card 86'
Nascimento Yellow card 90+2'
Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 6,300
Referee: Stanislav Todorov
Man of the Match: Georgi Iliev
Levski Sofia v CSKA Sofia
15 February 2020 21 Levski Sofia 0–0 CSKA Sofia Sofia
14:45 EET Paulinho Yellow card 31'
Reis Yellow card 39' Yellow-red card 76'
Milanov Yellow card 51'
Report Malinov Yellow card 19'
Antov Yellow card 24'
Bikel Yellow card 89'
Juric Yellow card 90+2'
Zanev Red card after FT'
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium
Attendance: 24,000
Referee: Georgi Kabakov
Man of the Match: Valentin Antov
Cherno More v Levski Sofia
22 February 2020 22 Cherno More 2–2 Levski Sofia Varna
14:15 EET Coureur 14', Yellow card 59'
Andrade Yellow card 16'
Chantakias Yellow card 31'
Panayotov Yellow card 34'
Isa Yellow card 38' Yellow-red card 39'
Popov Yellow card 61'
Minchev 90+4'
Report Kargas Yellow card 15'
Spierings 19'
Paulinho Yellow card 43'
Thiam Yellow card 60'
Goranov Yellow card 62' Yellow-red card 75'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 87'
Alar 90+3'
Stadium: Ticha
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov
Man of the Match: Martin Minchev
Levski Sofia v Slavia Sofia
1 March 2020 23 Levski Sofia 1–2 Slavia Sofia Sofia
14:15 EET Robertha 27', Yellow card 88'
Raynov Yellow card 49'
Lozev Yellow card 70'
Alar Red card 89'
Thiam Yellow card 90+4'
Report Iv. Dimitrov 7', 55'
Patev Yellow card 16'
G. Ivanov Yellow card 38'
Valchev Yellow card 69'
Hristov Yellow card 84'
Karabelyov Yellow card 90'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 8,200
Referee: Volen Chinkov
Man of the Match: Ivaylo Dimitrov
Botev Vratsa v Levski Sofia
8 March 2020 24 Botev Vratsa 0–0 Levski Sofia Vratsa
15:00 EET Ganev Yellow card 57'
I. Mihaylov Yellow card 90+3'
Report Raynov Yellow card 45+3'
Milanov Yellow card 82'
Reis Yellow card 90+4'
Stadium: Hristo Botev
Attendance: 1,800
Referee: Georgi Davidov
Man of the Match: Daniel Genov
Levski Sofia v Ludogorets
5 June 2020 25 Levski Sofia 0–1 Ludogorets Sofia
21:00 EEST Slavchev Yellow card 53'
Paulinho Yellow card 59'
Report Grigore Yellow card 35'
Cauly 46'
Nedyalkov Yellow card 66'
Stoyanov Yellow card 70'
Wanderson Yellow card 78'
Świerczok Yellow card 82'
Ikoko Yellow card 90'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 4,500
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov
Man of the Match: Cauly
Arda v Levski Sofia
14 June 2020 26 Arda 1–3 Levski Sofia Plovdiv
16:30 EEST Vasilev Yellow card 35', 41'
Kovachev Yellow card 50'
Georgiev Yellow card 68'
Lucas Yellow card 83'
Report Paulinho 38'
Spierings 64'
K. Iliev Yellow card 79'
M. D. Petkov 90+3'
Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 1,000
Referee: Petar Kostadinov
Man of the Match: Paulinho

Championship stage

League table
Pos Team
  • v
  • t
  • e
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification
1 Ludogorets Razgrad (C) 31 21 9 1 59 18 +41 72 Qualification for the Champions League first qualifying round
2 CSKA Sofia 31 16 11 4 52 22 +30 59 Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round
3 Slavia Sofia (O) 31 16 7 8 42 32 +10 55 Qualification for the European play-off final
4 Levski Sofia 31 15 8 8 50 30 +20 53[a]
5 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 31 15 8 8 53 35 +18 53[a] Qualification for the Europa League first qualifying round[b]
6 Beroe 31 16 1 14 50 43 +7 49
Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Head-to-head away goals scored (only if two teams); 6) Goal difference; 7) Goals scored; 8) Fairplay ranking; 9) Draw.[4]
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head points in the regular season: Levski 4, Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1.
  2. ^ Lokomotiv Plovdiv qualified for the Europa League first qualifying round by winning the 2019–20 Bulgarian Cup.


Results summary
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
5 1 1 3 7 11  −4 4 0 0 2 2 4  −2 1 1 1 5 7  −2

Last updated: 12 July 2020.
Source: See Results

Results by round
Round12345
GroundAAHAH
ResultDWLLL
Position42234
Source: See results
A = Away; H = Home; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss
Matches
CSKA Sofia v Levski Sofia
20 June 2020 27 CSKA Sofia 3–3 Levski Sofia Sofia
16:15 EEST Kargas 16' (o.g.)
Busatto Yellow card 34'
Antov Yellow card 38'
Carey 58' (pen.)
Galabov Yellow card 69'
Pinto Yellow card 74'
Sowe 88'
Report Alar Yellow card 16'
Nascimento Yellow card 16'
Kargas Yellow card 19'
Goranov 35' (pen.)
Thiam 45+3'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 57'
Slavchev 62', Yellow card 70'
Naydenov Yellow card 86'
Stadium: Vasil Levski National Stadium
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Georgi Kabakov
Man of the Match: Ali Sowe
Beroe v Levski Sofia
28 June 2020 28 Beroe 1–2 Levski Sofia Stara Zagora
21:00 EEST Kamburov 34'
Vasilev Yellow card 90+4'
Report Robertha 22', 72'
Thiam Yellow card 61'
Z. Dimitrov Yellow card 90'
Mijatović Yellow card 90+3'
Stadium: Beroe
Attendance: 2,300
Referee: Valentin Zhelezov
Man of the Match: Nigel Robertha
Levski Sofia v Slavia Sofia
4 July 2020 29 Levski Sofia 1–2 Slavia Sofia Sofia
18:00 EEST S. Ivanov 16'
Robertha Yellow card 45+1'
Report Bengyuzov Yellow card 51'
Iv. Dimitrov 65'
Patev Yellow card 79'
F. Krastev 85'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 2,100
Referee: Clément Turpin (France)
Man of the Match: Filip Krastev
Ludogorets v Levski Sofia
8 July 2020 30 Ludogorets 3–0 Levski Sofia Razgrad
18:30 EEST Moți 26' (pen.), Yellow card 87'
Dyakov Yellow card 28'
Tawatha Yellow card 45+1'
Tchibota 66', Yellow card 83'
Biton 76'
Anicet Yellow card 76'
Badji Yellow card 86'
Report Yurukov Yellow card 18'
Lozev Yellow card 58'
Goranov Yellow card 86'
Stadium: Huvepharma Arena
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov
Man of the Match: Cauly
Levski Sofia v Lokomotiv Plovdiv
12 July 2020 31 Levski Sofia 1–2 Lokomotiv Plovdiv Sofia
21:00 EEST Nasiru 5'
Spierings Yellow card 69'
Goranov Yellow card 82'
Report Malonga 33', 75'
Malembana Yellow card 55'
Almeida Yellow card 59'
Masoero Yellow card 69'
Petrov Yellow card 76'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 0
Referee: Dragomir Draganov
Man of the Match: Dominique Malonga

Bulgarian Cup

Spartak Varna v Levski Sofia
25 September 2019 First round Spartak Varna 1–5 Levski Sofia Balchik
16:00 EEST Smirnov Yellow card 35'
I. Ivanov Yellow card 43'
Rusev 63'
Report Mazurek 28'
Kargas Yellow card 38'
Alar 42'
Nasiru 50'
M. D. Petkov 55', 57'
Stadium: Balchik
Attendance: 850
Referee: Stanislav Todorov
Levski Sofia v Cherno More
4 December 2019 Second round Levski Sofia 1–0 Cherno More Sofia
17:30 EET Raynov 24'
Kargas Yellow card 33'
Thiam Yellow card 52'
Paulinho Yellow card 59'
S. Ivanov Yellow card 79'
Report Panayotov Yellow card 35'
Panov Yellow card 51'
Minchev Yellow card 72'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 1,584
Referee: Nikolay Yordanov
Levski Sofia v Ludogorets
5 March 2020 Quarterfinal Levski Sofia 0–0 (a.e.t.)
(6–5 p)
Ludogorets Sofia
19:00 EET Reis Yellow card 26'
Kargas Yellow card 38'
Thiam Yellow card 54'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 90+3'
Milanov Yellow card 90+4'
Report Nedyalkov Yellow card 17'
Grigore soccer ball with red X 90+5'
Cicinho Yellow card 91'
Świerczok Yellow card 111'
Marcelinho Yellow card 117'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Dragomir Draganov
Penalties
Milanov soccer ball with check mark
Goranov soccer ball with check mark
Robertha soccer ball with check mark
Spierings soccer ball with check mark
Thiam soccer ball with check mark
Eyjólfsson soccer ball with check mark
soccer ball with check mark Moți
soccer ball with check mark Świerczok
soccer ball with check mark Grigore
soccer ball with check mark Cauly
soccer ball with check mark Marcelinho
soccer ball with red X Tchibota
Lokomotiv Plovdiv v Levski Sofia
9 June 2020 Semifinal 1st leg Lokomotiv Plovdiv 2–0 Levski Sofia Plovdiv
20:30 EEST D. Iliev 23'
Karagaren Yellow card 34', 45'
Report Thiam Yellow card 25'
Eyjólfsson Yellow card 39'
Kargas Yellow card 51'
Goranov Yellow card 90+1'
Stadium: Lokomotiv
Attendance: 2,400
Referee: Ivaylo Stoyanov
Levski Sofia v Lokomotiv Plovdiv
23 June 2020 Semifinal 2nd leg Levski Sofia 0–0
(0–2 agg.)
Lokomotiv Plovdiv Sofia
20:30 EEST Thiam Yellow card 38'
Milanov Yellow card 76'
Kargas Yellow card 78'
Report Vitanov Yellow card 62'
Aralica Yellow card 75'
Tsvetanov Yellow card 76'
Karagaren Yellow card 81'
Lukov Yellow card 90+5'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 3,400
Referee: Nikola Popov

UEFA Europa League

First qualifying round

Ružomberok Slovakia v Bulgaria Levski Sofia
11 July 2019 1st leg Ružomberok Slovakia 0–2 Bulgaria Levski Sofia Ružomberok, Slovakia
19:30 EEST Takáč Yellow card 35'
Novotný Yellow card 87'
Report Mariani 36'
Kargas Yellow card 39'
Goranov Yellow card 45+1'
Reis Yellow card 50'
Paulinho 51', Yellow card 52'
Milanov Yellow card 58'
Stadium: Štadión pod Čebraťom
Attendance: 3,695
Referee: Petri Viljanen (Finland)
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Slovakia Ružomberok
18 July 2019 2nd leg Levski Sofia Bulgaria 2–0
(4–0 agg.)
Slovakia Ružomberok Sofia, Bulgaria
19:30 EEST Mariani 33', Yellow card 47'
Alar 90+2'
Report Gál-Andrezly Yellow card 50'
Twardzik Yellow card 66'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 400[5]
Referee: Veaceslav Banari (Moldova)

Second qualifying round

AEK Larnaca Cyprus v Bulgaria Levski Sofia
25 July 2019 1st leg AEK Larnaca Cyprus 3–0 Bulgaria Levski Sofia Larnaca, Cyprus
18:30 EEST Acorán Yellow card 27'
Giannou 67'
Raúl 70'
Hevel 75' Yellow card 76'
Report Kargas Yellow card 26'
Milanov Yellow card 35' Yellow-red card 45+2'
S. Ivanov Yellow card 40'
Reis Yellow card 63'
Stadium: AEK Arena – Georgios Karapatakis
Attendance: 3,177
Referee: Tiago Martins (Portugal)
Levski Sofia Bulgaria v Cyprus AEK Larnaca
1 August 2019 2nd leg Levski Sofia Bulgaria 0–4
(0–7 agg.)
Cyprus AEK Larnaca Sofia, Bulgaria
19:30 EEST D. Ivanov Yellow card 21'
Goranov Yellow card 59'
Raynov Yellow card 62'
Yurukov Yellow card 80'
Report Trichkovski 8' (pen.), 29', 75', 82'
Raúl Yellow card 24'
Thandi Yellow card 78'
Stadium: Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov
Attendance: 550[6]
Referee: Glenn Nyberg (Sweden)

Squad statistics

As of matches played on 12 July 2020
No. Pos Nat Player Total Parva Liga Bulgarian Cup UEFA Europa League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK Montenegro MNE Milan Mijatović 33 0 26 0 3 0 4 0
4 DF Bulgaria BUL Ivan Goranov 38 2 29 2 5 0 4 0
5 DF Iceland ISL Hólmar Örn Eyjólfsson 27 3 20+3 3 4 0 0 0
6 DF Bulgaria BUL Ivaylo Naydenov 15 0 8+4 0 2 0 1 0
7 MF Brazil BRA Paulinho 36 9 30 8 2 0 4 1
8 MF Bulgaria BUL Simeon Slavchev 4 1 1+2 1 1 0 0 0
9 FW Austria AUT Deni Alar 27 4 12+10 2 3 1 1+1 1
10 MF Argentina ARG Franco Mazurek 30 2 14+11 1 2+1 1 0+2 0
11 MF Bulgaria BUL Zdravko Dimitrov 17 0 6+5 0 1+1 0 0+4 0
12 GK Bulgaria BUL Petar Ivanov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 GK Bulgaria BUL Nikolay Mihaylov 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
14 MF Portugal POR Filipe Nascimento 16 2 10+3 2 1+2 0 0 0
17 FW Netherlands NED Nigel Robertha 24 11 17+2 11 3+1 0 1 0
18 MF Ghana GHA Nasiru Mohammed 14 2 1+10 1 1+1 1 0+1 0
19 DF Greece GRE Giannis Kargas 29 0 20+1 0 5 0 3 0
20 DF Bulgaria BUL Zhivko Milanov 30 0 23 0 3+1 0 3 0
23 MF Senegal SEN Khaly Thiam 29 2 21 2 4 0 4 0
26 DF Bulgaria BUL Deyan Lozev 6 0 4+2 0 0 0 0 0
27 GK Bulgaria BUL Georgi Georgiev 6 0 5 0 1 0 0 0
29 FW Bulgaria BUL Stanislav Kostov 19 0 5+10 0 1+1 0 2 0
40 MF Netherlands NED Stijn Spierings 12 2 8+1 2 3 0 0 0
70 MF Bulgaria BUL Martin Raynov 38 1 28+2 0 3+1 1 4 0
77 MF Bulgaria BUL Iliya Yurukov 15 0 7+2 0 1+1 0 1+3 0
79 MF Bulgaria BUL Martin D. Petkov 21 3 0+16 1 0+5 2 0 0
88 MF Bulgaria BUL Marin Petkov 4 0 0+4 0 0 0 0 0
99 MF Bulgaria BUL Stanislav Ivanov 35 8 26+1 8 4 0 4 0
Players away from the club on loan:
24 DF Bulgaria BUL Tomislav Papazov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
39 DF Bulgaria BUL Deyan Ivanov 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
45 FW Bulgaria BUL Iliya Dimitrov 2 0 0+1 0 0 0 0+1 0
71 MF Bulgaria BUL Martin P. Petkov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
93 MF Bulgaria BUL Atanas Kabov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Players who left Levski Sofia during the season:
2 DF France FRA Louis Nganioni 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 MF Switzerland  SUI Davide Mariani 6 6 3 4 0 0 3 2
9 FW Romania ROU Sergiu Buș 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 FW Brazil BRA Rivaldinho 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 MF France FRA Anthony Belmonte 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 MF Estonia EST Bogdan Vaštšuk 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 FW Kazakhstan KAZ Yerkebulan Seydakhmet 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 DF Benin BEN Cédric Hountondji 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
19 DF Serbia SRB Miloš Cvetković 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
21 MF Bulgaria BUL Asen Chandarov 4 0 0+3 0 0+1 0 0 0
22 DF Portugal POR Nuno Reis 25 0 18+1 0 2 0 4 0
26 MF Cape Verde CPV Jerson Cabral 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
28 DF Czech Republic CZE David Jablonský 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
75 MF Bulgaria BUL Aleks Borimirov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
86 FW Bulgaria BUL Valeri Bojinov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
89 GK Bulgaria BUL Nikolay Krastev 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GK Bulgaria BUL Aleksandar Lyubenov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

References

  1. ^ "A PFG – Regular season rules". Scoresway. Archived from the original on 9 May 2018. Retrieved 28 July 2016.
  2. ^ The match will be played at the national stadium because Tsarsko Selo's home venue is undergoing renovations to meet the First League requirements.
  3. ^ "Официално: Левски ще гостува на Царско село на Националния стадион" (in Bulgarian). topsport.bg. 29 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Наредба за първенствата и турнирите по футбол в системата на БФС за сезон 2019/2020 година" (PDF) (in Bulgarian). Bulgarian Football Union. Retrieved 15 June 2020.
  5. ^ Generally, Levski was punished by UEFA to play the match behind closed doors but an exception in the ban allowed children no older than 14 accompanied by adults to attend the match.
  6. ^ Same as the previous home game in the tournament.
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