All the facts and stats for the Romania Cup clash: Filiaşi - U Craiova 1948

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Competition: Romania Romania Cup
Competition: Tue 20.October
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)

National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Filiaşi or U Craiova 1948 that keep their silverware dream alive.

Both teams have had enough rest since their last competitive action. Let's hope for an energetic game!

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Filiaşi form and stats

Last season their Romania Cup adventure ended in the 3rd round.

Filiaşi's struggle is real here with only 8 points collected from 8 3. Liga: Series 4 games. The win-draw-lost numbers are ugly: 2-2-4.

The Filiaşi supporters enjoyed the previous match, watching their team host Pandurii Târgu Jiu in Romania Cup and win 2-0.

Filiaşi have proved capable of finding the net in their games here with 13 goals in 8 league matches. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only -1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. Filiaşi have conceded 16 goals in these home games, a significant number. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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U Craiova 1948 form and stats

Craiova was sent out of Romania Cup in the 16th finals last season.

U Craiova 1948 are doing rather OK so far in their away games in the Liga 2, having played 3 games and collected 5 points (1 win, 2 draws and 0 losses). Things are running smoothly for U Craiova 1948 who hasn't tasted defeat in their last 27 matches, regardless of venue and tournament. Their last defeat was against CS U Craiova II. Craiova are enjoying a nice run from their away games now, having played 15 in a row without losing.

Craiova go into this game after a win, the home game against Rapid Bucuresti that ended 5-0. Ahead of that game was the 1-1 draw at home against Şcolar Reşiţa (after extra-time, 5-3 on penalties) in the Romania Cup.

As mentioned above, Craiova was the only team on the pitch versus Rapid Bucuresti in their previous game, winning 5-0. This could be a tougher task.

Craiova are a potent attacking force on the road with their 8 goals in 3 league games. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only -1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. The U Craiova 1948 manager N. Napoli has some worries about the defense as 6 goals have been conceded in these travels. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.

Head 2 Head

Head-2-head stats last three meetings: zero - zero - three (Filiaşi wins - draws - U Craiova 1948 wins). As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less.

Filiaşi missing players

U Craiova 1948 missing players

Filiaşi U Craiova 1948
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
25 11   Played P   11 25
10 4   Won W   9 18
3 2   Drew D   2 6
12 5   Lost L   0 1
46 19   Scored S   29 65
52 22   Conceded C   12 23
100% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 96%
88% 73%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   91% 88%
72% 64%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   64% 68%
60% 55%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   45% 48%
44% 55%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   45% 40%
68% 64%   BTTS BTTS   64% 60%
20% 27%   Clean Sheets C S   36% 40%
12% 9%   Failed to Score F T   0% 4%
 
0 0   Corners for (avg) C F   0 0
0 0   Corners against (avg) C A   0 0
2.1 2.2   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.8 1.8
1 0   Red cards R C   0 1
 
110 68   Total Shots T S   130 216
47 31   Shots on Target S O   63 100
40% 29%   Goal Efficiency G E   40% 42%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 U Craiova 1948 16 13 3 0 40 9 8 5 3 0 20 4 8 8 0 0 20 5 31 42
2 Soimii Lipova 17 9 5 3 35 15 9 6 2 1 22 5 8 3 3 2 13 10 20 32
3 Crisul Chisineu Cris 17 9 4 4 24 19 9 6 2 1 13 6 8 3 2 3 11 13 5 31
4 Progresul Pecica 17 8 5 4 28 18 9 5 2 2 22 11 8 3 3 2 6 7 10 29
5 Horezu 16 8 3 5 22 15 8 7 0 1 16 5 8 1 3 4 6 10 7 27
6 Dumbravita 17 7 5 5 35 23 8 4 1 3 17 9 9 3 4 2 18 14 12 26
7 Hunedoara 17 8 2 7 34 31 8 4 1 3 18 14 9 4 1 4 16 17 3 26
8 Ghiroda 17 7 3 7 32 25 9 5 2 2 22 12 8 2 1 5 10 13 7 24
9 Gloria Lunca Teuz Cermei 17 6 6 5 31 29 9 2 4 3 15 18 8 4 2 2 16 11 2 24
10 Fortuna Becicherecu Mic 17 5 8 4 26 20 8 3 4 1 11 7 9 2 4 3 15 13 6 23
11 Viitorul Daesti 17 6 5 6 38 39 8 3 3 2 17 15 9 3 2 4 21 24 -1 23
12 Cetate Deva 17 5 6 6 19 19 8 2 2 4 8 12 9 3 4 2 11 7 0 21
13 ACS Poli Timisoara 17 5 2 10 20 35 9 4 1 4 13 14 8 1 1 6 7 21 -15 17
14 Filiaşi 16 4 3 9 24 36 8 2 2 4 13 16 8 2 1 5 11 20 -12 15
15 National Sebis 27 4 2 21 20 72 13 2 1 10 10 34 14 2 1 11 10 38 -52 14
16 Gilortul 16 3 2 11 14 37 8 3 2 3 10 13 8 0 0 8 4 24 -23 11