Stadionul Oţelul: Otelul vs Focsani 3. Liga: Series 2 stats, lineups and information

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Competition: Romania 3. Liga: Series 2
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Oţelul (13932 seats)

Otelul and Focsani are both doing (very) nicely in the 3. Liga: Series 2 with their 2nd and 1st places respectively. This could be a fun match!

Insights:
  • Otelul have the most scored goals (44) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Focsani have the fewest conceded goals (8) in 3. Liga: Series 2

This promises to be an entertaining game with lots of action and energy as both sides are well rested since they last played a game. Let's go!

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Otelul form and stats

Home games in the 3. Liga: Series 2 have been a walk in the park for Otelul so far, with 18 points won from 6 matches; 6 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses. Otelul has won so many consecutive home games (six in a row) that they struggle to remember the last time points were lost here at Stadionul Oţelul. We remember; it was Sportul Chiscani.

Otelul manager and his team return home after a 1-1 draw away versus Viitorul Ianca (placed 7th) in the 3. Liga: Series 2.

Before that game, the 3-0 home victory against Aerostar Bacau.

With more than three goals on average, the attacking play of Otelul is on fire here. A stunning 30 from 6 league matches. Otelul have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 2 goals.

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Focsani form and stats

Focsani have been very strong on the road so far with a massive 15 points collected from 6 3. Liga: Series 2 games. 5 wins, 0 draws and 1 defeat is the record so far. Things are running smoothly for Focsani who hasn't tasted defeat in their last ten matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against Viitorul Ianca.

Focsani go into this game after a win, the home game against Dinamo Bacau that ended 4-0. As mentioned above, Focsani was the only team on the pitch versus Dinamo Bacau in their previous game, winning 4-0. This could be a tougher task.

Before that, Focsani secured a home win against Viitorul Ianca with the score 1-0.

With an average of more than two away goals per league game away, Focsani are regular goalscorers on their travels. It's not easy to score on Focsani as they have only conceded 5 goals from these away games.

Head 2 Head

The fixture lists shows this result when the sides faced each other earlier this season; Focsani - Otelul 3-1. H2H stats regardless of arena (last ten matches): Otelul two wins, four draws and Focsani four victories. As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), five games had two or less.

Otelul missing players

Focsani missing players

Otelul Focsani
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
13 6 1 Played P 1 6 13
10 6 1 Won W 1 5 10
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 2
2 0 0 Lost L 0 1 1
44 30 4 Scored S 2 13 33
10 2 1 Conceded C 1 5 8
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 83% 85%
77% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 67% 54%
62% 83% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 17% 31%
31% 50% 100% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 17% 15%
54% 33% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 50% 46%
46% 67% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 50% 54%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
6.2 6 6 Corners for (avg) C F 0 10 8.3
4 4.5 5 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0.5 3
1.2 2 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 2
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
15.8 20.5 25 Shots (avg) S ( 0 13 12.3
8 10 11 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 5 5.3
38% 35% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 30% 25%
 
4.2 5 8 Shots against (avg) S A 0 4 7
2 3 5 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 0 2.5 3
Key stats in 3. Liga: Series 2 this season:
  • All of Otelul's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Focsani have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Focsani have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Focsani have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Focsani have the fewest conceded goals (5) away in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Focsani have the fewest conceded goals (8) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Focsani have the most clean sheets (2) away in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Focsani have won at least twice as many corners as they have conceded.
  • Focsani haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Otelul have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Otelul have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Otelul have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Focsani have scored away.
  • Otelul have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Otelul have the fewest conceded goals (2) at home in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals (30) at home in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals (44) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals in the first half (8) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the most scored goals in the second half (4) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the the best goal difference (+28) at home in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have the the best goal difference (+34) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Otelul have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Otelul haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Otelul is in the best form (4-0-0) in 3. Liga: Series 2

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Focsani 13 10 2 1 33 8 7 5 2 0 20 3 6 5 0 1 13 5 25 32
2 Otelul 13 10 1 2 44 10 6 6 0 0 30 2 7 4 1 2 14 8 34 31
3 Olimpia Ramnicu Sarat 13 7 3 3 31 18 6 2 3 1 7 6 7 5 0 2 24 12 13 24
4 Metalul Buzau 12 7 2 3 36 14 5 4 0 1 19 6 7 3 2 2 17 8 22 23
5 Sporting Liesti 12 7 1 4 22 15 7 6 0 1 16 5 5 1 1 3 6 10 7 22
6 Aerostar Bacau 13 6 3 4 22 15 7 5 0 2 13 7 6 1 3 2 9 8 7 21
7 Viitorul Ianca 13 5 2 6 20 28 7 4 2 1 14 13 6 1 0 5 6 15 -8 17
8 Dinamo Bacau 13 2 1 10 14 34 6 1 0 5 9 18 7 1 1 5 5 16 -20 7
9 Faurei 13 2 1 10 17 44 6 1 1 4 11 17 7 1 0 6 6 27 -27 7
10 Sportul Chiscani 13 0 0 13 10 63 7 0 0 7 6 27 6 0 0 6 4 36 -53 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.