VOLUNTARI. UTA Arad and Voluntari draw 1-1. D. Ubbink scored the first goal (9′) for UTA Arad. M. Lopes equalized (21′).
The match was played at the Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu stadium in Voluntari on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Marcel Bîrsan who had the assistance of Valentin Avram and Ferencz Tunyogi. The 4th official was Bogdan Dumitrache. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.6 degrees Celsius or 52.92 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.
The overall ball possession was identical with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. Voluntari was in possession of the ball for 0% of the time vs. UTA Arad that controlled the ball for 0% of the time.
Attitude and shots
UTA Arad was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, that was not enough UTA Arad to win the match.
Voluntari shot 10 times, 5 on target, 3 off target. On the opposite side, UTA Arad shot 9 times, 5 on target, 1 off target.
Voluntari received 2 yellow cards (U. Meleke and Igor Armas). Talking about the opposition, UTA Arad received 2 yellow cards (Paul Anton and Desley Ubbink).
After this match, Voluntari will have 22 points like Hermannstadt to sit in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, UTA Arad will have 17 points to sit in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Liga 1, Voluntari will play away with U Craiova 1948 on the 14th of April with a 3-1 head to head record in favor of Voluntari (0 draws).
UTA Arad will host Botoşani on the 14th of April with a 3-2 head to head in favor of UTA Arad (2 draws).
Voluntari – Formation
Voluntari adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
The manager Liviu Ciobotariu decided to play with the following team: Mihai Maximilian Popa, Igor Armaş, Naser Aliji, Patricio Martín Matricardi, Ricardo José Veiga Varzim Miranda, Cristian Ionuţ Costin, Ulrich Meleke, Rúnar Már Sigurjónsson, Vadim Raţă, Marcelo André Veiga Lopes and Adam Nemec.
The home team had on the bench: Alexandru Nicolae Vlad, George Cristian Merloi, Cristian Ignacio Paz, Ioan Andrei Vasile Dumiter, Daniel Constantin Florea, Hélder Luís Lopes Vieira Tavares, Roberto Voican, Mihai Cosmin Răduţ, Jesús Fernández Collado, Aymar Kevin Meleke and Vlad Andreș.
Voluntari made 3 changes: C. Costin for Merloi George Cristian (64′), Vadim Rata for Hélder Tavares (77′) and Lucas Gonçalves for Mihai Răduț (89′).
UTA Arad – Formation
Also UTA Arad adopted the 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).
László György Balint played with: Danylo Kucher, Alexandru Constantin Benga, Marko Vukčević, Erion Hoxhallari, Paul Viorel Anton, Idriz Batha, Desley Ubbink, Roger Junio Rodrigues Figueira, Rareș Mihai Pop, Stefan Milošević and Virgiliu Postolachi.
The following players were sitting on the bench: Juan Bautista Cascini, Dragoș Balauru, Philip Otele, Mihai Dobrescu, Claudiu Andrei Keșerü, Willie Hortencio Barbosa, Yacoub Aly Abeid, Patrick Pășcălău, Romario Sandu Benzar, Raul Șteau, Florin Iacob and Albert Tivadar Stahl.
UTA Arad made 5 changes: Virgiliu Postolachi for Philip Otele (68′), Stefan Milosevic for Claudiu Keșerü (68′), Paul Anton for Bautista Cascini (77′), Rares Pop for Raul Șteau (90′) and Desley Ubbink for Willie (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga 1.
- SSC Farul – Universitatea Craiova – 3-2
- Voluntari – UTA Arad – 1-1
- Universitatea Cluj – U Craiova 1948 – 1-3