FCSB vs Astra match preview

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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Arena Naţională (55600 seats)

It's advantage FCSB so far with their 1st position in the Liga 1 table, welcoming Astra who are placed 10th.

Insights:
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Astra have scored away.

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FCSB form and stats

FCSB, who have the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1, have been outstanding at home so far in the Liga 1 with 6 wins, 1 draw and only 0 losses.

FCSB drew their last game, also a home match. Sepsi (placed 4th) was the opponent, 1-1 the score. In the preceding match a 2-0 victory visiting Universitatea Craiova.

There will be little rest for FCSB after this match as they are travelling to Viitorul for a Liga 1 game in only four days.

With more than three goals on average, the attacking play of FCSB is on fire here. A stunning 22 from 7 league matches. FCSB are not conceding a lot of goals here at Arena Naţională in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 7 matches.

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Astra form and stats

As the visiting team in Liga 1 matches, Astra have produced an overall stat of 2-2-3 so far.

Astra have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper David Beniamin Lazar. It's been 201 minutes since they last conceded in Liga 1.

It's the second away game in a row for Astra, but there's smiles all around after the 6-0 victory versus UTA Arad (placed 9th) in the Liga 1 last time out. That result followed a home victory 3-0 versus Gaz Metan Medias.

As mentioned above, Astra was the only team on the pitch versus UTA Arad in their previous game, winning 6-0. This could be a tougher task. It's hard not to mention Constantin Budescu's lethal finishing against UTA Arad. three goals were a big reason for the important victory.

A quick return to home after this game, as Astra are hosting Universitatea Craiova in the Liga 1 only three days away.

Astra have scored 10 goals on their travels this season, from 7 away games in the league. Astra have conceded 9 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Astra - FCSB 0-3 earlier this season. Last ten meetings between the teams: FCSB won six, Astra won four and zero draws. five games with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FCSBD. Man
D. Man
12 goals
FCSBF. Tănase
F. Tănase
9 goals
AstraC. Budescu
C. Budescu
6 goals

FCSB missing players

Astra missing players

FCSB Astra
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 7 3 Played P 1 7 15
11 6 3 Won W 0 2 4
1 1 0 Drew D 0 2 4
3 0 0 Lost L 1 3 7
37 22 10 Scored S 0 10 21
15 4 1 Conceded C 2 9 21
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 71% 80%
67% 86% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 29% 47%
33% 43% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 33%
33% 43% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 29% 20%
40% 43% 33% BTTS BTTS 0% 43% 33%
53% 57% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 33%
7% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 29% 40%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 2.3 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.4 2.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 3
 
13.7 13.4 16.7 Shots (avg) S ( 4 7.3 7.5
6.8 7.6 9.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3.3 3.2
36% 42% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 43% 44%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • All of FCSB's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Astra haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • FCSB has the most points (19) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (22) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals in the first half (18) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals in the second half (19) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the the best goal difference (+18) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the the best goal difference (+22) in Liga 1
  • FCSB have not yet lost a game at home.
  • FCSB have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Astra have scored away.
  • FCSB have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • FCSB 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 FCSB 15 11 1 3 37 15 7 6 1 0 22 4 8 5 0 3 15 11 22 34
2 Universitatea Craiova 15 10 2 3 19 9 7 4 0 3 8 6 8 6 2 0 11 3 10 32
3 CFR Cluj 15 9 4 2 18 6 8 3 3 2 6 4 7 6 1 0 12 2 12 31
4 Sepsi 15 7 6 2 24 13 7 3 3 1 10 5 8 4 3 1 14 8 11 27
5 Academica Clinceni 15 6 7 2 16 10 8 4 2 2 8 5 7 2 5 0 8 5 6 25
6 Chindia Targoviste 15 5 5 5 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 10 8 3 3 2 5 2 0 20
7 Botosani 15 4 6 5 21 22 7 1 4 2 8 7 8 3 2 3 13 15 -1 18
8 Viitorul 14 4 5 5 19 19 7 2 3 2 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 7 0 17
9 UTA Arad 15 4 5 6 13 25 7 1 2 4 5 14 8 3 3 2 8 11 -12 17
10 Astra 15 4 4 7 21 21 8 2 2 4 11 12 7 2 2 3 10 9 0 16
11 Dinamo Bucuresti 15 4 4 7 18 18 8 2 3 3 10 8 7 2 1 4 8 10 0 16
12 Gaz Metan Medias 15 5 1 9 19 26 7 2 1 4 8 12 8 3 0 5 11 14 -7 16
13 Voluntari 15 4 3 8 20 25 8 3 1 4 12 12 7 1 2 4 8 13 -5 15
14 Hermannstadt 14 3 6 5 16 21 7 2 2 3 8 9 7 1 4 2 8 12 -5 15
15 CSM Iasi 15 4 2 9 14 35 8 2 2 4 9 16 7 2 0 5 5 19 -21 14
16 Arges 15 2 5 8 14 24 8 2 2 4 9 12 7 0 3 4 5 12 -10 11

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.