CSKA prevailed over Hebar with a score of 3-1 in a match from the 19th round of the efbet League
The first more dangerous situation was on the side of CSKA.
In the 7th minute, after a corner kick by Georgi Rusev, Heliton rose above everyone and headed the ball, but Matvey Igonen made a save. Antonio Vutov attempted to make a follow-up, but committed a foul against the Hebar goalkeeper.
CSKA managed to break through Hebar's goal in the 19th minute when Pedrinho advanced through the center and made an excellent long pass to Georgi Rusev, who was unmarked and faced Robert Mazan. The striker of the 'Reds' headed the ball in motion, leaving no chance for Matvey Igonen to save.
Oleksei Zabun tried to surprise Henadiy Hanev with a shot from mid-range in the 21st minute. However, the ball flew over the crossbar of CSKA's goal.
The 'Reds' missed a golden opportunity to double their lead in the 41st minute when Antonio Vutov advanced from the right and curled the ball for Ivaylo Chochev, who shot with his first touch, but Igonen was well-positioned and managed to save.
Georgi Nikolov found himself on the right wing and crossed to the far post, where Robert Mazan controlled the ball and shot, but Chochev threw himself into a split and blocked the shot from the Hebar player in the 44th minute.
In the first minute of added time, Nedelko Piscevic played Georgi Rusev behind the back of the 'grobari' defense. The CSKA player went one-on-one with Matvey Igonen, but his shot didn't find the frame of the goal.
CSKA continued to be more active than their opponent at the start of the second half. In the 53rd minute, Georgi Rusev delivered a corner kick to the far post, where Heliton headed the ball, and Ivaylo Chochev was in the right place at the right time to change the trajectory of the ball, sending it into the net.
"CSKA was left with one player less on the field in the 57th minute, as Henadiy Hanev came out recklessly and brought down Oleksey Zabun, who was heading towards a clear position on the edge of the penalty area. Initially, Georgi Davidov overlooked the situation, but after reviewing it with VAR, the main referee sent off the 'Reds' goalkeeper.
Robert Mazan shot low across the grass from the direct free-kick, but the just-substituted Daniel Naumov intervened routinely in the 63rd minute.
CSKA even reached a third goal, despite being with 10 players on the field. In the 68th minute, Ivaylo Chochev surprised Hebar's defensive line and played Pedrinho behind the hosts' defense. The Brazilian remained one-on-one with Igonen and hit the target.
Stilian Tisovski controlled the ball with his back to the goal and deflected it towards Georgi Nikolov, who didn't hesitate and, with his first touch, shot towards the bottom right corner to bring one goal back for Hebar in the 78th minute.
Marcel Canadi broke through the center and shot from the edge of the guests' penalty area in the 84th minute. However, the ball narrowly went over the crossbar of the goal guarded by Daniel Naumov.
Georgi Nikolov controlled the rebounded ball in the penalty area of CSKA and shot from close range in the 87th minute, but Naumov was well-positioned to make the save.