Betting preview: Unirea Slobozia vs ASU Poli Timişoara should be interesting

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Competition: Romania Liga 2
Competition: Sat 16.October
Match begins: 08:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul 1 Mai (5000 seats)

A tale of boom and bust for these contenders so far, placed in positions near the median of the Liga 2 table. Here's the Unirea Slobozia - ASU Poli Timişoara latest:

Insights:
  • Unirea Slobozia haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • ASU Poli Timişoara have scored at least twice as many goals away as Unirea Slobozia have scored home.

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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Unirea Slobozia form and stats

When playing at home in the Liga 2, Unirea Slobozia have managed 1 win, 1 draw and suffered 2 defeats from 4 games. The Slobozia manager A. Mihalcea might feel some added pressure to get something from this game after two straight home defeats.

Slobozia haven't scored a league goal since they found the net 186 minutes ago. R. Mustaca scored that one.

In their previous game, the manager A. Mihalcea led his Slobozia to a defeat in the Liga 2 match away at Universitatea Cluj. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here at Stadionul 1 Mai.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Hermannstadt (0-1).

This is expected to be a close game, with Unirea Slobozia perhaps considered small favourites due to their home advantage. Looking back at earlier matches similar to this one (expected to be close with Unirea Slobozia as a small favourite), we find six games. Slobozia has won three of these, drawn one and lost two.

Unirea Slobozia aren't scoring a lot here at Stadionul 1 Mai in the league, with only 3 goals from 4 games. On the other hand, Unirea Slobozia have conceded 4 goals.

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ASU Poli Timişoara form and stats

The visitors are W2-D0-L3 on the road this term. That's in the Liga 2. ASU Poli Timişoara seem to be suffering from homesickness with two consecutive losses away. Third time lucky?

ASU Poli Timişoara had fun at their own home (Stadionul 1 Mai) last time out, beating Dacia Unirea Brăila 2-0.

Preceding that game, the 1-2 loss visiting Şirineaşa's place.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found eleven similar matches played by ASU Poli Timişoara in our archives, and the results are: four wins for ASU Poli Timişoara, three draws and four defeats.

Timişoara have scored 7 goals on their travels this season, from 5 away games in the league. For Timişoara, more than two goals on average per game end up in their own net.

Head 2 Head

Slobozia-ASU Poli Timişoara H2H statistics last two meetings regardless of arena: Unirea Slobozia zero wins, ASU Poli Timişoara one win, one draw. zero of these two matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

SloboziaR. Mustaca
R. Mustaca
3 goals
Unirea SloboziaA. Stoica
A. Stoica
3 goals
ASU Poli TimişoaraC. Bîrnoi
C. Bîrnoi
3 goals

Unirea Slobozia missing players

ASU Poli Timişoara missing players

Unirea Slobozia ASU Poli Timişoara
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
9 4 1 Played P 0 5 9
3 1 1 Won W 0 2 3
3 1 0 Drew D 0 0 1
3 2 0 Lost L 0 3 5
13 3 2 Scored S 0 7 11
8 4 0 Conceded C 0 10 14
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 100% 100%
89% 75% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 100% 89%
11% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 80% 56%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 40% 22%
11% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 20% 11%
33% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 60% 56%
33% 25% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 22%
33% 50% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 20% 22%
 
5.5 6 5 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4 4.4
4.9 3 3 Corners against (avg) C A 0 2.8 3.2
2.5 2 4 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 2.2 2.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
11.9 10.8 5 Shots (avg) S ( 0 8.8 8.6
3.6 1.5 2 Shots on Target (avg) S O 0 5 4.5
24% 50% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 35% 31%
Key stats in Liga 2 this season:
  • ASU Poli Timişoara have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • ASU Poli Timişoara have scored at least twice as many goals away as Unirea Slobozia have scored home.
  • ASU Poli Timişoara haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • All of ASU Poli Timişoara's away-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Unirea Slobozia 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 Petrolul 52 9 8 0 1 21 2 5 5 0 0 13 0 4 3 0 1 8 2 19 24
2 Concordia Chiajna 9 7 2 0 13 2 5 3 2 0 6 2 4 4 0 0 7 0 11 23
3 Hermannstadt 9 6 3 0 21 7 5 4 1 0 16 5 4 2 2 0 5 2 14 21
4 Corona Brasov 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Universitatea Cluj 9 7 0 2 14 6 5 5 0 0 9 1 4 2 0 2 5 5 8 21
5 CSA Steaua Bucureşti 9 6 2 1 16 5 5 4 1 0 11 2 4 2 1 1 5 3 11 20
6 SCM Gloria Buzau 9 5 2 2 28 8 4 2 1 1 19 3 5 3 1 1 9 5 20 17
7 Metaloglobus 9 4 1 4 13 15 4 2 1 1 7 6 5 2 0 3 6 9 -2 13
8 Unirea Slobozia 9 3 3 3 13 8 4 1 1 2 3 4 5 2 2 1 10 4 5 12
9 CSM Iasi 9 4 0 5 13 9 4 1 0 3 2 3 5 3 0 2 11 6 4 12
10 Unirea Dej 9 3 2 4 8 8 5 2 1 2 6 6 4 1 1 2 2 2 0 11
11 Viitorul Şelimbăr 9 3 2 4 7 13 5 3 1 1 7 5 4 0 1 3 0 8 -6 11
12 Ripensia Timisoara 9 2 4 3 10 12 5 1 3 1 6 6 4 1 1 2 4 6 -2 10
13 ASU Poli Timişoara 9 3 1 5 11 14 4 1 1 2 4 4 5 2 0 3 7 10 -3 10
14 Csikszereda 9 3 0 6 10 17 4 1 0 3 5 8 5 2 0 3 5 9 -7 9
15 Brasov Steagul Renast 9 2 3 4 8 15 5 2 1 2 6 10 4 0 2 2 2 5 -7 9
16 Şirineaşa 9 1 4 4 6 12 4 1 1 2 3 7 5 0 3 2 3 5 -6 7
17 Unirea Constanța 9 1 1 7 6 31 4 0 0 4 1 12 5 1 1 3 5 19 -25 4
18 Dunărea Călăraşi 9 0 3 6 8 20 4 0 1 3 4 10 5 0 2 3 4 10 -12 3
19 Dacia Unirea Brăila 9 0 2 7 4 26 4 0 2 2 1 6 5 0 0 5 3 20 -22 2
20 Astra 9 3 3 3 9 9 5 2 1 2 5 5 4 1 2 1 4 4 0 -2

Read more about Liga 2

The Liga II, also spelled Liga 2, is the second highest level in Romanian football. It is also known by the sponsorship name Liga 2 Casa Pariurilor. Liga II has 20 teams each playing 38 fixtures to create a final league table. The two top teams are promoted directly, while the bottom five are relegated. Third place gets to play a promotion play-off.