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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Mon 16.May
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul CFR, Craiova

Sepsi know they are going on a demanding excursion to U Craiova 1948 and their Stadionul CFR, Craiova. This news article has all the knowledge you need ahead of the game.

Sepsi could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a Romania Cup game only four sleeps ago. That game, against Universitatea Craiova, was also an away game. It's a tiring schedule for Sepsi.

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U Craiova 1948 form and stats

The story so far in the Liga 1 for U Craiova 1948 at their home stadium (Stadionul CFR, Craiova) is 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 defeats. Two home wins in a row for U Craiova 1948 bring valid hopes of a third.

Happy days for U Craiova 1948 in their previous game, a fixture away at Rapid Bucuresti that ended with a 3-2 victory. Some amazing scenes last match, when Baeten scored the winning goal five minutes into stoppage time.

Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against UTA Arad.

U Craiova 1948 aren't scoring a lot here at Stadionul CFR, Craiova in the league, with only 14 goals from 15 games. 16 goals have been conceded. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Sepsi form and stats

As the visiting team in Liga 1 matches, Sepsi have produced an overall stat of 3-7-5 so far.

Two trips in a row for Sepsi, whose coach Bergodi could celebrate last time after the Romania Cup win against Universitatea Craiova.

Before that, Sepsi secured a home win against Chindia Targoviste with the score 2-1.

The visitors have scored 14 goals from 15 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

The most recent past meeting between these sides is the Sepsi - Craiova 2-1 played not long ago this season. Head-to-head totals (for the prior three meetings): U Craiova 1948 won zero games, one match ended with a tie and Sepsi got two wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: one / two The games between these sides have sometimes been a bit wild, having seen 3 sending-offs from the last three encounters.

Top Goalscorers

U Craiova 1948A. Compagno
A. Compagno
12 goals
U Craiova 1948C. Balan
C. Balan
8 goals
SepsiM. Ştefănescu
M. Ştefănescu
8 goals

U Craiova 1948 missing players

Sepsi missing players

U Craiova 1948 Sepsi
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
38 18 5 Played P 6 18 38
13 7 3 Won W 3 4 15
11 6 1 Drew D 3 8 13
14 5 1 Lost L 0 6 10
45 20 8 Scored S 8 15 49
41 17 7 Conceded C 2 16 33
87% 89% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 89% 87%
68% 67% 80% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 61% 68%
39% 22% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 17% 11% 32%
18% 17% 40% Over 3.5 O 3.5 17% 11% 21%
13% 11% 40% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 5%
45% 39% 60% BTTS BTTS 33% 44% 47%
34% 39% 20% Clean Sheets C S 67% 28% 34%
34% 33% 20% Failed to Score F T 33% 39% 32%
 
4.2 4.7 4.8 Corners for (avg) C F 5.7 5.7 6.2
4.8 4.9 4.8 Corners against (avg) C A 3.5 4 3.6
2.4 1.9 1.4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.2 2.1
3 2 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
10.1 10.6 14.4 Shots (avg) S ( 10.3 10.2 12.4
3.5 3.5 5.2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.3 4.1 4.8
34% 32% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 31% 20% 27%
 
9.9 9.3 11.8 Shots against (avg) S A 5.7 7.8 6.9
3.9 3.1 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 2.5 3.7 3.2

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 CFR Cluj 30 24 4 2 48 16 15 13 2 0 26 7 15 11 2 2 22 9 32 76
2 FCSB 30 18 8 4 54 28 15 11 3 1 38 18 15 7 5 3 16 10 26 62
3 Universitatea Craiova 30 16 6 8 55 29 15 10 3 2 30 9 15 6 3 6 25 20 26 54
4 SSC Farul 30 14 6 10 42 21 15 10 1 4 24 8 15 4 5 6 18 13 21 48
5 Arges 30 14 6 10 28 22 15 7 3 5 13 11 15 7 3 5 15 11 6 48
6 Voluntari 30 13 8 9 31 27 15 9 3 3 21 11 15 4 5 6 10 16 4 47
7 Botosani 30 11 13 6 33 28 15 6 6 3 17 12 15 5 7 3 16 16 5 46
8 UTA Arad 30 9 13 8 24 20 15 6 5 4 12 9 15 3 8 4 12 11 4 40
9 Rapid Bucuresti 30 9 13 8 34 31 15 5 7 3 14 10 15 4 6 5 20 21 3 40
10 Sepsi 30 9 12 9 33 29 15 6 5 4 19 14 15 3 7 5 14 15 4 39
11 Chindia Targoviste 30 8 11 11 23 23 15 3 7 5 11 14 15 5 4 6 12 9 0 35
12 U Craiova 1948 30 8 9 13 31 35 15 5 5 5 14 16 15 3 4 8 17 19 -4 33
13 Mioveni 30 6 11 13 19 36 15 4 6 5 10 14 15 2 5 8 9 22 -17 29
14 Dinamo Bucuresti 30 4 5 21 24 66 15 4 3 8 17 28 15 0 2 13 7 38 -42 17
15 Academica Clinceni 30 3 5 22 21 64 15 2 3 10 12 30 15 1 2 12 9 34 -43 14
16 Gaz Metan Medias 30 6 6 18 21 46 15 2 6 7 11 21 15 4 0 11 10 25 -25 2

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.