Metalul Buzău fights Otelul in 3. Liga: Series 2 fray

Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
Competition: Romania 3. Liga: Series 2
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Teren Sintetic Cornel Negoescu (3000 seats)

3. Liga: Series 2: Metalul Buzău welcome Otelul in what could be an interesting football fixture. Here's all you should know!

Insights:
  • Metalul Buzău have the most scored goals (20) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the fewest conceded goals (5) in 3. Liga: Series 2

This has all the signs of an absorbing match with lots of spark and excitement as both squads are well recovered since they last ran out on the pitch. Bring it on!

This football field has artifical turf, unlike Otelul's home stadium. The latest one game by the away team on artifical turf have generated 0 wins, 0 draws and 1 loss.

D W L W L

Metalul Buzău form and stats

Metalul Buzău have collected 12 points from their 3. Liga: Series 2 home games so far after 4-0-0. After failing to beat FCSB II here at Teren Sintetic Cornel Negoescu, Metalul has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with five wins in a row.

Metalul shared the glory with Focsani in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1.

Before that game, the 3-1 home victory against Viitorul Ianca.

Metalul always seem capable of creating a buzz here at Teren Sintetic Cornel Negoescu with 18 goals in 4 league games. Metalul are not conceding a lot of goals here at Teren Sintetic Cornel Negoescu in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 3 from 4 matches.

W L W W W

Otelul form and stats

The story so far for the visiting team on their 3. Liga: Series 2 travels is 2 wins, 0 draws and 2 defeats.

It's the second away game in a row for Otelul, but there's smiles all around after the 2-0 victory versus Dinamo Bacau (placed 9th) in the 3. Liga: Series 2 last time out.

A 1-3 defeat away at Focsani before that.

Otelul has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 6 goals from 4 games. As opposed to that, Otelul have seen the ball go into their own net 5 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head statistics (for the preceeding two meetings): Metalul won one game, zero matches ended with a tie and Otelul got one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: one / one

Metalul Buzău missing players

Otelul missing players

Metalul Buzău Otelul
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 4 1 Played P 2 4 6
4 4 1 Won W 0 2 4
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
2 0 0 Lost L 2 2 2
20 18 3 Scored S 2 6 18
7 3 1 Conceded C 5 5 5
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
86% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 67%
43% 75% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 25% 50%
29% 50% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 17%
71% 75% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 33%
14% 25% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 67%
14% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
6 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 7 7
5 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 6 6
2 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 1 1
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
7.5 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 5 5
3 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 2 2
33% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 100% 100%
Key stats in 3. Liga: Series 2 this season:
  • All of Metalul Buzău's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • All of Otelul's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Metalul Buzău have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Metalul Buzău have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Metalul Buzău have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Otelul have scored away.
  • Metalul Buzău have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Metalul Buzău have the most scored goals (18) at home in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Metalul Buzău have the most scored goals (20) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Metalul Buzău have the the best goal difference (+15) at home in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Metalul Buzău have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Metalul Buzău have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Metalul Buzău haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Otelul have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Otelul have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Otelul have the fewest conceded goals (5) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Sporting Lieşti 7 5 1 1 14 7 4 4 0 0 9 2 3 1 1 1 5 5 7 16
2 Focsani 7 4 2 1 14 7 3 1 2 0 5 3 4 3 0 1 9 4 7 14
3 Metalul Buzău 7 4 1 2 20 7 4 4 0 0 18 3 3 0 1 2 2 4 13 13
4 Otelul 6 4 0 2 18 5 2 2 0 0 12 0 4 2 0 2 6 5 13 12
5 Aerostar Bacău 7 3 3 1 8 7 4 3 0 1 5 4 3 0 3 0 3 3 1 12
6 Viitorul Ianca 6 3 0 3 9 12 2 2 0 0 5 2 4 1 0 3 4 10 -3 9
7 Olimpia Ramnicu Sarat 5 2 2 1 10 6 3 1 2 0 4 3 2 1 0 1 6 3 4 8
8 Faurei 6 1 1 4 10 15 3 0 1 2 4 8 3 1 0 2 6 7 -5 4
9 Dinamo Bacau 5 0 0 5 4 15 3 0 0 3 3 8 2 0 0 2 1 7 -11 0
10 Sportul Chiscani 6 0 0 6 4 30 3 0 0 3 3 10 3 0 0 3 1 20 -26 0

Read more about 3. Liga: Series 2

The Liga III, also spelled Liga 3, is the third highest tier of football in Romania. It is divided into five divisions and each has 16 teams for a total of 80 contestants. The season runs from August to May and each team plays 30 fixtures. The top team of the league table in each division is promoted.