Liga 1: Universitatea Craiova defeats SSC Farul 4-3

DROBETA-TURNU SEVERIN. Universitatea Craiova had a narrow win over SSC Farul.

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DROBETA-TURNU SEVERIN. Universitatea Craiova had a narrow win over SSC Farul. Universitatea Craiova was vastly superior ball possession (65%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was held at the Stadionul Municipal Stadium in Drobeta-Turnu Severin on Monday and this began at 6:30 pm UTC. The referee was Adrian Viorel Cojocaru who had the assistance of Bogdan Mihai Gheorghe and Andrei Gabriel Constantinescu. The 4th official was Andrei Moroiţă. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 18.7 degrees Celsius or 65.7 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 65%.​

Match Statistics

Universitatea Craiova was in firm control of the ball 65% while SSC Farul was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Universitatea Craiova was more aggressive with 54 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Universitatea Craiova won the match.

Universitatea Craiova shot 15 times, 8 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, SSC Farul shot 11 times, 8 on target, 3 off target.

Cards

Universitatea Craiova received 4 yellow cards (V. Gaman, N. Bancu, D. Nistor and D. Lazar). On the opposite side, SSC Farul received 1 yellow card (M. Popescu).

After this match, Universitatea Craiova will have 11 points like U Craiova 1948 to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, SSC Farul will stay with 18 points to stay in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 2'
    2'

    V. Morar

  • 27'
    27'

    J. Markovic

  • 28'
    28'

    V. Gaman

  • 30'
    30'

    A. Mateiu

    I. Martic

  • 33'
    33'

    G. Torje

  • 41'
    41'

    G. Torje

  • 44'
    44'

    A. Ivan

  • 58'
    58'

    N. Bancu

  • 60'
    60'

    L. Munteanu

    V. Morar

  • 60'
    60'

    K. Doukoure

    A. Pitu

  • 60'
    60'

    L. Andronache

    G. Torje

  • 66'
    66'

    J. Markovic

  • 67'
    67'

    D. Nistor

    A. Cretu

  • 67'
    67'

    Alexandru George

    I. Vina

  • 67'
    67'

    S. Borza

    T. Baluta

  • 70'
    70'

    M. Popescu

  • 71'
    71'

    D. Nistor

  • 80'
    80'

    E. Sali

    C. Grameni

  • 81'
    81'

    M. Capatina

    J. Markovic

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Nistor

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Lazar

Next match

In the upcoming Liga 1 match, Universitatea Craiova will play away against CFR Cluj on the 11th of September with a 19-10 head to head in favor of CFR Cluj (11 draws).

SSC Farul will host Argeş on the 11th of September with a 2-2 head to head record.

Universitatea Craiova: Formation and Lineups

Universitatea Craiova started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Mihăiţă Ianovschi chose to play with the following team: D. Lazar, I. Martić, V. Găman, B. Vătăjelu, N. Bancu, B. Mitrea, A. Crețu, I. Vînă, V. Screciu, A. Ivan and J. Marković.

Substitutes

Universitatea Craiova made 4 changes: I. Martic for A. Mateiu (30′), A. Cretu for D. Nistor (67′), I. Vina for Alexandru George (67′) and J. Markovic for M. Capatina (81′).

SSC Farul: Formation and Lineups

SSC Farul started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Gheorghe Hagi played with: M. Aioani, I. Larie, D. Kiki, M. Popescu, D. Sîrbu, G. Torje, A. Artean, T. Băluţă, C. Grameni, V. Morar and A. Pitu.

Substitutes

SSC Farul made 5 changes: V. Morar for L. Munteanu (60′), A. Pitu for K. Doukoure (60′), G. Torje for L. Andronache (60′), T. Baluta for S. Borza (67′) and C. Grameni for E. Sali (80′).

Results of the day

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