Russia vs Bulgaria Prediction – Int. Friendly Games – 06/05

Russia vs Bulgaria prediction on June 05, 2021. Russia completed their preparations for the Euros with a friendly match against Bulgaria in Moscow. The intention is very clear when choosing a weak opponent like Bulgaria, “Russian Bear” will aim for a strong victory to create psychological momentum.

Russia Overview

Russian football has flourished since reaching the quarterfinals of the 2018 World Cup at home. Possessing a uniform squad with attractive attacking play under the guidance of coach Cherchesov. Winning 8/10 matches in the qualifying round, only losing points against Belgium, scoring 33 goals, and conceding exactly 8 times is enough to show the equality of the lines. 

The ability to score is very impressive with a performance of 3.3 goals per game, Russia’s last 6/7 matches have 3 or more goals. After the draw on the field of Poland, meeting Bulgaria is an opportunity to have the perfect momentum for Russia. This promises to be a match where they show their strength in attack.

Bulgaria Overview

Bulgaria has only participated in the Euro 2 times in the past, even this year is the 4th time in a row that they have not qualified. The main reason was the poor performance of the defense system and the lack of identity. Conceding 17 times in 8 matches, the result was 4 defeats that made Bulgaria ranked 4/5 in Group A. 

Located in Group B of the Nations League, but Bulgaria also disappointed with the bottom of the table, after 6 matches with only 6 matches. floating 2 points. Weak in both gameplay and people, Bulgaria is easy to become a target for Russian strikers in the upcoming trip.

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Asian Bet – Russia vs Bulgaria prediction

It is not difficult to assess the rather disparate force correlation between the two teams. The absence of four consecutive Euros shows that Bulgaria has lagged far behind. Not only that, coach Petrov Yasen’s team was completely underdog in the confrontations with Russia, suffering 1 defeat in 2 matches and no victory.

The recent performance of Bulgaria cannot be trusted, 8 qualifying matches 4 times suffered empty-handed. In the opposite direction, Russia won 8/10 matches and maintained a stable performance up to this point, 2 victories in the World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Malta are very convincing. Not only is Russia’s superiority in strength, but Russia’s mentality is also in a state of excitement. Too many advantages, jubilant victory for “Bears” is expected.

Russia vs Bulgaria Prediction: Choose Russia -1

European Bet

European odds highly appreciate Russia winning. With Russia’s level, it doesn’t take too much effort to achieve the goal. The ability of Bulgaria to surprise is almost zero with the current decline.

Choose Russia (FT)

Over/Under Bet – Russia vs Bulgaria prediction

Russia’s offensive power proved to be superior while the Bulgarian defense was too fragile, it would be very adventurous to choose Under. In the previous 2 meetings, the match produced 5 goals. Over and Under odds 2.25, experts put their faith in the choice of Over.

Russia vs Bulgaria Prediction: Choose Over 2.25


Nga: Karavaev, Ozdoev, Zobnin, Kuzyaev, Shunin, Kudryashov, Semenov, Djikia, Golovin, Miranchuk, Dzyuba.

Bulgaria: Tsvetanov, Chochev, Vitanov, Naumov, Bozhikov, Hristov, Antov, Turitsov, Kraev, Despodov, Iliev.