Betting preview: Hermannstadt vs Viitorul should be interesting

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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Wed 05.May
Match begins: 11:15 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Municipal Gaz Metan (7814 seats)

This match features two teams living in the basement of the Liga 1, Hermannstadt holding 15th place and Viitorul lying 13th. A good chance for both teams to improve their position.

Insights:
  • Hermannstadt have the fewest clean sheets (5) 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 Hermannstadt and Viitorul.

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Hermannstadt form and stats

When playing at home in the Liga 1, Hermannstadt, who have the fewest clean sheets (5) in Liga 1, have managed 4 wins, 5 draws and suffered 6 defeats from 15 games. The Hermannstadt manager E. Beza might feel some added pressure to get something from this game after two straight home defeats.

It's back home for Hermannstadt, who return with a good feeling about themselves after beating Voluntari away with the result 1-0. Claudiu Belu found the net in that victory. Preceding that match was the home game against Gaz Metan Medias that was lost 1-2.

The manager E. Beza will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Dinamo Bucureşti in only three days.

Hermannstadt has scored 17 league goals at home this season, in 15 matches. Hermannstadt have conceded 19 in these home matches.

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Viitorul form and stats

Viitorul have only collected 15 points from their away games in the Liga 1, after 3-6-6 (15 played).

Home advantage was not enough for Viitorul in their previous game, as they lost their Liga 1-match, hosting Dinamo Bucureşti, 1-2. Ahead of that match was the victory versus CSM Iaşi at their stadium, the result 3-0.

A new game in only four days for Viitorul, the Liga 1 home match versus Arges. Busy days.

Viitorul find the net regularly in their away games. 15 goals from 15 away fixtures in the league. They concede less than a goal on average per away game (13 so far).

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the Hermannstadt - Viitorul 0-0 earlier this season. As for the last nine games between these two teams, there's two Hermannstadt victories, two draws and five Viitorul wins. Over/under statistics; four of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

ViitorulA. Ciobanu
A. Ciobanu
9 goals
HermannstadtD. Mayoral Lastras
D. Mayoral Lastras
5 goals
HermannstadtR. Santos Pires
R. Santos Pires
4 goals

Hermannstadt missing players

Viitorul missing players

Hermannstadt Viitorul
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
35 17 5 Played P 5 17 34
7 4 1 Won W 3 3 7
11 5 1 Drew D 0 6 13
17 8 3 Lost L 2 8 14
32 19 5 Scored S 10 15 38
47 24 8 Conceded C 2 15 41
94% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 88% 91%
63% 71% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 53% 68%
37% 47% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 24% 41%
23% 29% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 6% 18%
9% 12% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 6% 12%
54% 65% 60% BTTS BTTS 0% 29% 53%
14% 12% 0% Clean Sheets C S 60% 29% 21%
37% 29% 40% Failed to Score F T 40% 53% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3.2 3.6 4.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.6 2.1 2.2
1 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 3
 
7.5 7.4 7.6 Shots (avg) S ( 10.4 9 10.6
2.9 2.9 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.6 3 4
32% 39% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 29% 28%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • Hermannstadt have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Hermannstadt have the fewest clean sheets (5) in Liga 1

  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 Targoviste 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 Medias 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 Bucureşti 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 Iaşi 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.