Metalul Buzău vs FCSB II: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Romania 3. Liga: Series 4
Competition: Sat 10.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Teren Sintetic Cornel Negoescu (3000 seats)

After five games we know a little more about the qualities of Metalul Buzău and FCSB II in this fresh 3. Liga: Series 4 season. Read our match preview!

Insights:
  • Metalul Buzău have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • FCSB II have the most scored goals in the first half (13) in 3. Liga: Series 4

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Metalul Buzău form and stats

Metalul Buzău have secured 6 points from their first three home games in the 3. Liga: Series 4. A decent catch, still with room for improvement.

Before that, Metalul Buzău had a home game versus Voluntari II which ended with a victory 2-0.

The Metalul fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 5 goals in 3 league matches. Metalul have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 1 goal.

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FCSB II form and stats

Four points from two away games for FCSB II, meaning one draw and one victory in the 3. Liga: Series 4 so far. Things are running smoothly for FCSB who hasn't tasted defeat in their last twelve matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against CSA Steaua Bucuresti.

FCSB are travelling after their nice 2-1 home win in the 3. Liga: Series 4 against Tunari (placed 5th). Ahead of that match was the victory versus Rapid Bucuresti II at their stadium, the result 3-0.

FCSB II have the goal stats of 4-1 (for/against) from 2 business trips in the league at this early stage of the season.

Head 2 Head

The teams have played each other before this season, with the result FCSB II - Metalul 4-2 entered in the official records. Last four meetings between the teams: Metalul Buzău won zero, FCSB II won two and two draws. two games with over 2,5 goals, two matches with two goals or less.

Metalul Buzău missing players

FCSB II missing players

Metalul Buzău FCSB II
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
14 7 2 Played P 2 7 14
6 5 1 Won W 1 5 11
5 1 1 Drew D 0 1 1
3 1 0 Lost L 1 1 2
22 13 3 Scored S 4 16 38
14 4 2 Conceded C 3 6 14
93% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
79% 71% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
50% 57% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 57% 79%
21% 14% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 29% 43%
7% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 50% 29% 36%
50% 29% 50% BTTS BTTS 50% 57% 71%
43% 57% 50% Clean Sheets C S 50% 43% 29%
14% 14% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
1.8 1.8 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2 1.6
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
10.4 10.4 5.5 Shots (avg) S ( 0 9.2 12
4.1 4 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 4.5 6.4
38% 40% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 61% 52%
Key stats in 3. Liga: Series 4 this season:
  • All of FCSB II's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • FCSB II have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • FCSB II have scored in all their matches so far.
  • FCSB II have the most scored goals in the first half (13) in 3. Liga: Series 4
  • FCSB II have the most scored goals in the second half (15) in 3. Liga: Series 4
  • FCSB II haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • FCSB II is in the best form (6-0-0)
  • 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 at home.
  • Metalul Buzău haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 CSA Steaua Bucuresti 5 4 1 0 15 2 2 1 1 0 5 1 3 3 0 0 10 1 13 13
2 FCSB II 5 4 1 0 14 3 3 3 0 0 10 2 2 1 1 0 4 1 11 13
3 Progresul Spartac 5 4 0 1 7 4 2 1 0 1 3 3 3 3 0 0 4 1 3 12
4 Metalul Buzău 5 3 1 1 8 2 3 2 0 1 5 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 6 10
5 Tunari 5 3 1 1 6 2 3 2 1 0 4 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 4 10
6 Dinamo Bucuresti II 5 1 1 3 10 11 2 1 0 1 6 2 3 0 1 2 4 9 -1 4
7 Rapid Bucuresti II 5 1 1 3 6 8 2 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 0 2 5 4 -2 4
8 Concordia Chiajna II 5 1 0 4 6 16 2 1 0 1 6 2 3 0 0 3 0 14 -10 3
9 Voluntari II 5 0 2 3 3 9 3 0 1 2 3 7 2 0 1 1 0 2 -6 2
10 Balotesti 5 0 0 5 2 20 3 0 0 3 1 11 2 0 0 2 1 9 -18 0

Read more about 3. Liga: Series 4

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.