Anderlecht will have to come from behind if they are to progress from their tie with Ludogorets after they lost the first leg away from home 1-0; They will have a chance on Thursday at 17:45 GMT to attempt to overturn this deficit in front of their fans.
After dominating the ball with 70% possession, 16 shots, and 3 shots on target in the first leg, Anderlecht came home empty-handed. They will look to do it again, this time in front of the home supporters, as they bid to overturn the deficit.
Ludogorets will be looking to defend their lead in the second leg on Thursday. They have shown that they can be dogged in defense and lethal on the counter; they will retain these attributes on Thursday in Belgium.
Anderlecht will be without Hannes Delcroix (knee) and Marco Kana (toe) for the second leg of their tie against Ludogorets on Thursday.
Ludogorets will go into this match without the services of right-winger Rick (torn knee ligament) and center-back Dinis Almeida (torn knee ligament).
Anderlecht will dominate the ball, set the tempo, and force Ludogorets, who will defend doggedly with a solid and compact approach.
Anderlecht will win this match and overturn the deficit from the first leg.
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