Liga 1 match prediction and preview for Voluntari vs Viitorul clash

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Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Mon 19.October
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu (4600 seats)

The league table in Liga 1 tells a story about these teams so far, with Voluntari leading Viitorul by 4 points. Match preview to follow:

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Voluntari form and stats

Voluntari must be fairly happy with 6 points from their first three Liga 1 games here at Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu.

Voluntari are returning here after visiting Astra in a Liga 1 game and winning with a 3-2 scoreline. Mihai Căpățînă and Jefte (2) scored the goal(s). Before that game, the home loss against Sepsi with the scoreline 1-2.

A decent goal production from Voluntari in their home games so far, with 5 goals from 3 league matches. Voluntari's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 4 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Viitorul form and stats

Still no away game victory in the Liga 1 for Viitorul with 1 draw and 1 loss from their first 2 attempts.

Viitorul delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against CFR Cluj (placed 3rd) in their previous match; a Liga 1 game. That result followed a home victory 4-1 versus Astra.

It's early days yet, but Viitorul has scored 1 and conceded 4 goals from their travels in the league so far (2 games).

Head 2 Head

Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Voluntari won one game, four matches ended with a draw and Viitorul has five wins. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: four / six

Voluntari missing players

Viitorul missing players

Voluntari Viitorul
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
6 3 1 Played P 1 2 6
3 2 1 Won W 0 0 1
1 0 0 Drew D 0 1 3
2 1 0 Lost L 1 1 2
9 5 2 Scored S 0 1 8
8 4 1 Conceded C 3 4 11
83% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
83% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 100% 100%
83% 100% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 50%
17% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 33%
17% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 33%
83% 100% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 83%
17% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
17% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 50% 17%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.3 2.3 5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 0.5 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
60 26 10 Total Shots T S 4 17 55
24 14 5 Shots on Target S O 2 3 21
38% 36% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 33% 38%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • All of Viitorul's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • All of Voluntari's home-matches have had more than 2,5 goals.
  • Viitorul has the most dropped points from leading position (6) in Liga 1
  • Viitorul have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their matches.
  • Viitorul have yet to win a game away.
  • Viitorul 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 Universitatea Craiova 6 6 0 0 12 3 3 3 0 0 5 1 3 3 0 0 7 2 9 18
2 FCSB 6 4 0 2 15 9 3 3 0 0 9 2 3 1 0 2 6 7 6 12
3 CFR Cluj 6 3 3 0 6 2 3 1 2 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 5 2 4 12
4 Voluntari 6 3 1 2 9 8 3 2 0 1 5 4 3 1 1 1 4 4 1 10
5 Hermannstadt 6 2 3 1 9 7 2 1 1 0 4 3 4 1 2 1 5 4 2 9
6 Sepsi 6 2 3 1 6 5 3 1 1 1 2 2 3 1 2 0 4 3 1 9
7 CSM Iaşi 6 3 0 3 10 13 3 2 0 1 7 6 3 1 0 2 3 7 -3 9
8 Botoşani 6 2 2 2 9 7 3 1 1 1 4 2 3 1 1 1 5 5 2 8
9 Chindia Târgovişte 6 2 2 2 4 4 2 1 0 1 2 3 4 1 2 1 2 1 0 8
10 Academica Clinceni 6 1 4 1 5 4 3 1 1 1 3 2 3 0 3 0 2 2 1 7
11 Gaz Metan Mediaş 6 2 1 3 9 9 3 1 1 1 4 4 3 1 0 2 5 5 0 7
12 UTA Arad 6 1 4 1 5 5 3 0 2 1 2 3 3 1 2 0 3 2 0 7
13 Viitorul 6 1 3 2 8 11 4 1 2 1 7 7 2 0 1 1 1 4 -3 6
14 Dinamo Bucureşti 6 1 2 3 7 8 3 0 2 1 2 3 3 1 0 2 5 5 -1 5
15 Arges 7 1 1 5 5 12 4 1 1 2 5 6 3 0 0 3 0 6 -7 4
16 Astra 7 0 1 6 5 17 4 0 1 3 4 10 3 0 0 3 1 7 -12 1

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.