Football match preview: Sporting Lieşti vs Viitorul Ianca

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Competition: Romania 3. Liga: Series 2
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Comunal (2500 seats)

The league table reveals that 7 points separate the two competitors in this 3. Liga: Series 2 game. Sporting Lieşti have both the points- and home stadium advantage.

Insights:
  • Sporting Lieşti have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Viitorul Ianca have the most conceded goals in the second half (3) in 3. Liga: Series 2

Both teams have had plenty of rest since their previous match. Let's agree to expect an in-your-face match!

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Sporting Lieşti form and stats

4-0-0 (win-draw-lost) are the 3. Liga: Series 2 numbers at home for Sporting Lieşti so far this season. After failing to beat Otelul here at Stadionul Comunal, Lieşti has put together a very nice winning streak on their own turf with four wins in a row.

In their previous game, the manager I. Niculcea led his Lieşti to a defeat in the 3. Liga: Series 2 match away at Aerostar Bacău. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Stadionul Comunal.

Before that game, the 4-0 home victory against Sportul Chiscani.

The Sporting Lieşti manager I. Niculcea has got the team scoring with 9 from 4 home games in the league. As for guarding their own goal, Lieşti have only let in 2 goals at home.

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Viitorul Ianca form and stats

The visitors are W1-D0-L3 on the road this term. That's in the 3. Liga: Series 2. The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as Viitorul have lost on their last two travels.

Viitorul Ianca are travelling again after losing away to Metalul Buzău in their previous match (1-3).

A home win before that, celebrating 3-1 vs Faurei.

Viitorul have scored 4 goals on their travels this season, from 4 away games in the league. Viitorul are struggling defensively in their away games, having conceded 4 goals in these matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last two meetings: zero - one - one (Sporting Lieşti wins - draws - Viitorul Ianca wins). As for goals, one match ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less.

Sporting Lieşti missing players

Viitorul Ianca missing players

Sporting Lieşti Viitorul Ianca
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
7 4 1 Played P 1 4 6
5 4 1 Won W 0 1 3
1 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
1 0 0 Lost L 1 3 3
14 9 2 Scored S 1 4 9
7 2 1 Conceded C 3 10 12
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
71% 75% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
57% 75% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 100% 100%
29% 25% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 50% 50%
14% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
57% 50% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 83%
29% 50% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
14% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 25% 17%
 
4 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 2
4 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 4
2 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10 0 0 Shots (avg) S ( 0 0 10
2 0 0 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 0 5
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 60%
Key stats in 3. Liga: Series 2 this season:
  • All of Viitorul Ianca's matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Sporting Lieşti have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sporting Lieşti have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Sporting Lieşti have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Viitorul Ianca have scored away.
  • Sporting Lieşti have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • Sporting Lieşti have won all their matches at home so far.
  • Sporting Lieşti have won significantly less corners at home than away.
  • Sporting Lieşti haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Viitorul Ianca have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Viitorul Ianca have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Viitorul Ianca have the most conceded goals in the second half (3) in 3. Liga: Series 2
  • Viitorul Ianca have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Viitorul Ianca 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.