1987–88 A Group

The 1987–88 season was the 40th completed season of the Bulgarian A Group.[1] The championship was won by Levski Sofia, two points ahead of CSKA Sofia.[2] Chernomorets Burgas and Spartak Pleven were relegated.

Bulgarian A Group
Season1987–88
ChampionsLevski Sofia
(17th title)
Relegated
European CupLevski Sofia
UEFA Cup
Matches played240
Goals scored695 (2.9 per match)
Top goalscorerNasko Sirakov
(28 goals)

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Levski Sofia (C) 30 20 8 2 67 29 +38 48 Qualification for European Cup first round
2 CSKA Sofia 30 20 6 4 76 32 +44 46 Qualification for Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 Trakia Plovdiv 30 15 9 6 52 31 +21 39 Qualification for UEFA Cup first round
4 Slavia Sofia 30 14 10 6 48 30 +18 38
5 Lokomotiv Sofia 30 12 8 10 47 47 0 32
6 Beroe Stara Zagora 30 11 7 12 41 44 −3 29
7 Lokomotiv Plovdiv 30 12 4 14 44 59 −15 28
8 Sliven 30 11 5 14 35 43 −8 27
9 Etar Veliko Tarnovo 30 10 6 14 44 41 +3 26
10 Spartak Varna 30 10 6 14 36 52 −16 26
11 Minyor Pernik 30 10 5 15 34 36 −2 25
12 Pirin Blagoevgrad 30 7 11 12 32 37 −5 25
13 Lokomotiv G. Oryahovitsa 30 11 3 16 41 57 −16 25
14 Vratsa 30 8 8 14 34 46 −12 24
15 Chernomorets Burgas (R) 30 9 3 18 27 50 −23 21 Relegation to 1988–89 B Group
16 Spartak Pleven (R) 30 6 9 15 37 61 −24 21
Source: rsssf.com
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away BSZ CHB CSK ETA LEV LGO LPL LSO MIN PIR SLA SLI SPL SPV TRA VRA
Beroe Stara Zagora 1–0 2–3 2–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–1 1–1 0–1 3–0 3–3 4–1 1–1 1–4
Chernomorets Burgas 0–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 4–0 0–1 0–2 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–3 0–1
CSKA Sofia 4–2 8–0 1–0 2–3 4–0 7–0 4–0 1–0 1–0 2–2 4–3 5–1 2–1 1–0 2–0
Etar Veliko Tarnovo 2–1 3–0 3–3 3–1 1–1 3–1 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 2–0 5–1 3–0 3–0 3–2
Levski Sofia 2–2 2–0 2–2 1–0 3–0 5–1 5–3 2–0 3–1 0–0 3–0 2–0 6–1 1–0 4–2
Lokomotiv G. Oryahovitsa 4–1 3–2 2–5 1–0 1–2 2–0 3–2 2–0 1–1 2–1 1–0 1–3 2–0 2–1 2–0
Lokomotiv Plovdiv 1–2 2–1 3–0 3–2 1–1 4–3 3–0 2–0 2–1 2–4 1–0 3–2 5–2 2–5 4–0
Lokomotiv Sofia 1–1 4–2 2–2 1–0 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 3–1 1–0 1–1 2–0 3–2 1–2 2–0
Minyor Pernik 1–0 3–0 0–2 1–0 0–1 3–1 2–0 0–2 4–1 1–1 2–0 3–0 3–0 1–1 4–0
Pirin Blagoevgrad 0–1 1–2 0–2 1–0 2–2 2–1 4–0 1–1 2–0 3–0 0–0 3–0 2–0 1–1 1–1
Slavia Sofia 2–0 4–0 1–3 2–0 2–2 5–2 2–0 0–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 0–0 2–0 2–2 4–1
Sliven 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–2 0–4 1–0 3–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 2–1 4–3 4–1 1–1 0–0
Spartak Pleven 2–4 1–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 2–1 3–1 0–0 0–1 0–1 2–2 3–3 0–0
Spartak Varna 2–0 1–0 0–2 3–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 0–3 1–1 3–0 0–0 2–0 4–1 0–0 3–1
Trakia Plovdiv 3–0 2–1 1–0 3–0 0–1 3–1 0–0 5–2 1–0 3–1 1–1 2–1 3–1 1–2 2–0
Vratsa 1–0 0–1 1–1 3–0 1–2 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–0 1–1 2–3 2–0 1–1 3–1 1–2
Source: A PFG (in Bulgarian)
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

ChampionsEdit

Levski Sofia
Goalkeepers
  Borislav Mihaylov 24 0(0)
  Vlado Delchev 06 0(0)
Defenders
  Kiril Vangelov 17 0(0)
  Nikolay Iliev 30 0(1)
  Krasimir Koev 30 0(1)
  Plamen Nikolov 11 0(0)
  Dinko Gospodinov 15 0(0)
  Stoil Georgiev 27 0(0)
  Stefan Kolev 06 0(0)
  Petar Petrov 23 0(2)
Midfielders
  Emil Velev 29 0(1)
  Dimitar Markov 09 0(0)
  Georgi Yordanov 30 (10)
  Sasho Nachev 11 0(1)
  Bozhidar Iskrenov 27 0(6)
  Georgi Slavchev 05 0(1)
Forwards
  Emil Spasov 18 0(2)
  Nasko Sirakov 30 (28)
  Rosen Krumov 16 0(0)
  Georgi Donkov 01 0(0)
  Petar Kurdov 22 (13)
Manager
  Vasil Metodiev

Top scorersEdit

Rank Scorer Club Goals
1   Nasko Sirakov Levski Sofia 28
2   Lyuboslav Penev CSKA Sofia 21
3   Ivelin Mladenov Etar Veliko Tarnovo 18
4   Atanas Pashev Trakia Plovdiv 17
5   Petar Aleksandrov Slavia Sofia 16
6   Hristo Stoichkov CSKA Sofia 14
7   Petar Kurdov Levski Sofia 13
  Vasil Dragolov Beroe
  Emil Kostadinov CSKA Sofia
10   Yordan Lechkov Sliven 12
  Stefan Draganov Lokomotiv Plovdiv

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Свои хулят „предателя" Сираков, Стоичков гони рефери" (in Bulgarian). temasport.com. 18 May 2013.
  2. ^ "А група - Сезон 1987/88" (in Bulgarian). a-pfg.com.

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