Match preview Liga 1: Chindia Târgovişte - Gaz Metan Mediaş at Stadionul Eugen Popescu

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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Tue 04.May
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Eugen Popescu (15073 seats)

With their 6 point advantage in the league table, Chindia Târgovişte fans are hoping to see their team collect maximum points from this game against Gaz Metan Mediaş.

Insights:
  • Chindia Târgovişte have the fewest scored goals (24) in Liga 1
  • Gaz Metan Mediaş have the fewest clean sheets (1) away in Liga 1

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Chindia Târgovişte and Gaz Metan Mediaş.

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Chindia Târgovişte form and stats

The story so far in the Liga 1 for Chindia Târgovişte, who have the fewest scored goals (24) in Liga 1, at their home stadium (Stadionul Eugen Popescu) is 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 defeats.

Nothing to worry about in defence for Târgovişte, as their goalkeeper Mihai Marian Aioani has completely shut out the opponents for 452 minutes in the Liga 1.

A strong away win for Chindia Târgovişte against UTA Arad the last match, as Paul Iacob were on target. In the match before that, Chindia Târgovişte hosted Astra and drew the game 0-0.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Târgovişte have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 14 matches with the results: Won five, drawn five and lost four.

Târgovişte are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 15 goals in 15 games. 18 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 0 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Gaz Metan Mediaş form and stats

Gaz Metan Mediaş, who have the fewest clean sheets (1) away in Liga 1, have only collected 15 points from their away games in the Liga 1, after 4-3-8 (15 played).

Gaz Metan Mediaş delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Arges in their previous match; a Liga 1 game. Ahead of that match was the victory versus Hermannstadt at their stadium, the result 2-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found twelve similar matches played by Gaz Metan Mediaş in our archives, and the results are: four wins for Mediaş, three draws and five defeats.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Astra in just four days.

Mediaş are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 18 away goals from 15 games (in the league). As opposed to that, Mediaş have seen the ball go into their own net 22 times on the road. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Gaz Metan Mediaş - Târgovişte 1-0, played this season. Numbers for the last six meetings between these two teams are: one win for Târgovişte, three draws and two wins for Gaz Metan Mediaş. Over 2,5 goals: two times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Top Goalscorers

Gaz Metan MediaşR. Deaconu
R. Deaconu
9 goals
Chindia TârgovişteD. Florea
D. Florea
8 goals
Gaz Metan MediaşR. Oliveira Valente
R. Oliveira Valente
7 goals

Chindia Târgovişte missing players

Gaz Metan Mediaş missing players

Chindia Târgovişte Gaz Metan Mediaş
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
35 18 7 Played P 4 17 35
14 7 4 Won W 1 5 11
10 5 2 Drew D 1 3 8
11 6 1 Lost L 2 9 16
30 19 9 Scored S 5 20 41
26 18 5 Conceded C 7 24 46
86% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 97%
43% 61% 71% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 82% 80%
17% 28% 14% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 53% 46%
11% 17% 14% Over 3.5 O 3.5 25% 18% 17%
3% 6% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 6% 9%
29% 44% 43% BTTS BTTS 75% 65% 60%
51% 39% 57% Clean Sheets C S 0% 6% 17%
34% 22% 0% Failed to Score F T 25% 29% 26%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 1.9 1.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.9 3.1
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 1 4
 
7.8 8.1 9.7 Shots (avg) S ( 7.5 7.4 7.7
2.5 3.1 3.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 3.2 3.3
34% 35% 39% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 36% 36%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • Chindia Târgovişte have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Chindia Târgovişte have the fewest scored goals (24) in Liga 1
  • Chindia Târgovişte have the fewest scored goals in the second half (14) in Liga 1
  • Gaz Metan Mediaş have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Gaz Metan Mediaş have the fewest clean sheets (1) away in Liga 1
  • Gaz Metan Mediaş haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 FCSB 30 20 5 5 57 22 15 12 2 1 35 7 15 8 3 4 22 15 35 65
2 CFR Cluj 30 19 7 4 42 15 15 8 5 2 22 7 15 11 2 2 20 8 27 64
3 Universitatea Craiova 30 16 10 4 33 14 15 8 4 3 15 8 15 8 6 1 18 6 19 58
4 Sepsi 30 10 15 5 43 31 15 4 8 3 21 15 15 6 7 2 22 16 12 45
5 Academica Clinceni 30 10 14 6 30 26 15 6 5 4 13 12 15 4 9 2 17 14 4 44
6 Botosani 30 11 9 10 39 36 15 6 4 5 19 14 15 5 5 5 20 22 3 42
7 Arges 30 10 10 10 33 41 15 5 6 4 18 17 15 5 4 6 15 24 -8 40
8 Chindia Târgovişte 30 10 9 11 24 26 15 5 4 6 15 18 15 5 5 5 9 8 -2 39
9 Astra 30 9 11 10 38 39 15 4 6 5 18 18 15 5 5 5 20 21 -1 38
10 UTA Arad 30 9 10 11 26 36 15 2 5 8 9 20 15 7 5 3 17 16 -10 37
11 Gaz Metan Mediaş 30 9 6 15 33 41 15 5 3 7 15 19 15 4 3 8 18 22 -8 33
12 Voluntari 30 8 8 14 32 40 15 4 4 7 17 20 15 4 4 7 15 20 -8 32
13 Viitorul 30 6 13 11 36 37 15 3 7 5 21 24 15 3 6 6 15 13 -1 31
14 Dinamo Bucuresti 30 7 6 17 26 41 15 3 4 8 14 21 15 4 2 9 12 20 -15 27
15 Hermannstadt 30 5 11 14 28 40 15 4 5 6 17 19 15 1 6 8 11 21 -12 26
16 CSM Iasi 30 7 4 19 29 64 15 4 2 9 14 27 15 3 2 10 15 37 -35 25

Read more about Liga 1

The Liga I, also spelled Liga 1, is the top level of the football pyramid in Romania. It is also known as the Liga 1 Betano due to its sponsor. It has 14 teams playing 26 fixtures each to create a league table for the regular season. The top six teams then play a championship round, the last eight play a relegation round.