National cups are something special for many teams and supporters. Today's match will decide whether it's Ghiroda or ACS Poli Timişoara that keep their silverware dream alive.
There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.
Ghiroda form and statsGhiroda was eliminated in the 4th round last season in the Romania Cup.
5 victories, 2 draws and 2 defeats. That’s what Ghiroda have to build on here at Stadionul Emilian Pavel in the 3. Liga: Series 4. On the other hand, in the Romania Cup, Ghiroda has performed like this (both home and away): 3 wins, 0 draws and 0 losses.
Ghiroda's previous game was a Romania Cup match also played at home, ending 4-2 versus Dumbravita. The home side are looking to build on that result. Before that game, the 4-1 home victory against Hunedoara.
A goal frenzy last time out for Ghiroda, with a total of 6 goals in the match against Dumbravita. Fun stuff to watch!
Ghiroda can score goals in their home matches. After 9 league matches they have found the net 22 times. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only -1 of these goals has been scored in their last three home matches. On the other hand, Ghiroda have conceded 12 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.
ACS Poli Timişoara form and statsThey also participated in Romania Cup last season. This ended in the 3rd round.
ACS Poli Timişoara have only collected 4 points from their away games in the 3. Liga: Series 4, after 1-1-6 (8 played). With two straight losses from their last two away games, ACS Poli Timişoara are hoping that it's time for some travel points again.
Timişoara's last game ended in a draw, the home match versus Gloria Lunca Teuz Cermei (after extra-time, 2-4 on penalties) that finished 2-2.
The attacking power of ACS Poli Timişoara when travelling is not overwhelming with 7 goals scored from 8 league matches away. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only -1 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches. People interested in "over 2,5 goals" betting will like to know that ACS Poli Timişoara concede an average of more than 2,5 goals per away match all on their own. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only -1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 away matches.
Head 2 HeadAs for the last four games between these two teams, there's two Ghiroda victories, zero draws and two ACS Poli Timişoara wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, one match with two goals or less.
Ghiroda missing players
ACS Poli Timişoara missing players
|Ghiroda||ACS Poli Timişoara|
|100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||100%|
|80%||93%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||77%||84%|
|68%||86%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||54%||64%|
|52%||71%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||46%||36%|
|28%||43%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||31%||24%|
|20%||14%||Clean Sheets||C S||15%||16%|
|24%||7%||Failed to Score||F T||46%||32%|
|0||0||Corners for (avg)||C F||0||0|
|0||0||Corners against (avg)||C A||0||0|
|2.1||1.6||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||2.1||2.7|
|3||1||Red cards||R C||4||8|
|160||107||Total Shots||T S||50||139|
|69||48||Shots on Target||S O||18||51|
|52%||52%||Goal Efficiency||G E||11%||27%|
|1||U Craiova 1948||16||13||3||0||40||9||8||5||3||0||20||4||8||8||0||0||20||5||31||42|
|3||Crisul Chisineu Cris||17||9||4||4||24||19||9||6||2||1||13||6||8||3||2||3||11||13||5||31|
|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|
|13||ACS Poli Timişoara||17||5||2||10||20||35||9||4||1||4||13||14||8||1||1||6||7||21||-15||17|