CFR Cluj defeats Universitatea Craiova 2-0 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

CLUJ. CFR Cluj defeats Universitatea Craiova with a 2-0 win with a goal from K. Muhar (17') and an own goal from V. Gaman (27').

CFR Cluj defeats Universitatea Craiova 2-0 on Sunday. HIGHLIGHTS

CLUJ. CFR Cluj tops Universitatea Craiova with a 2-0 win with a goal from K. Muhar (17′) and an own goal from V. Gaman (27′). Universitatea Craiova was surely better in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was played at the Stadionul Dr. Constantin Rădulescu stadium in Cluj on Sunday and it started at 9:30 pm local time. The referee was Andrei Florin Chivulete who had the assistance of Vasile Marinescu and Ferencz Tunyogi. The 4th official was Rareș George Vidican.

Match Statistics​

  • ! 39 Ball Possession 61
Shots
  • 10 Total 9
  • 6 On Target 5
  • 4 Off Target 4
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 71 Attack 104
  • 48 Dangerous attack 93
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 11
Fouls
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Universitatea Craiova had a superior ball possession 61% while CFR Cluj was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Universitatea Craiova was putting more pressure with 93 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Notwithstanding, CFR Cluj succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.​

CFR Cluj shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, Universitatea Craiova shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.

Cards

CFR Cluj received 1 yellow card (M. Camora). Talking about the opposition, Universitatea Craiova received 3 yellow cards (B. Mitrea, Alexandru George and A. Ivan).

Match Timeline

K. Muhar(goal)C. Petrila
17'
V. Gaman(own-goal)
27'
31'
B. Mitrea- Yellow
46'
A. Ivan- sub ->V. Gaman
46'
A. Mateiu- sub ->D. Nistor
54'
Alexandru George- Yellow
58'
A. Ivan- Yellow
D. Birligea- sub ->C. Petrila
70'
77'
I. Vina- sub ->Alexandru George
77'
Rivaldinho- sub ->J. Markovic
L. Cvek- sub ->C. Deac
78'
S. Bus- sub ->C. Malele
79'
M. Camora- Yellow
82'
82'
M. Capatina- sub ->B. Vatajelu
Yuri Matias- sub ->A. Burca
86'
O. Hoban- sub ->M. Bordeianu
86'

Standings

After playing this match, CFR Cluj will have 15 points like UTA Arad to remain in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Universitatea Craiova will stay with 14 points like U Craiova 1948 to hold in the 8th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Liga 1, CFR Cluj will play away with Argeş on the 19th of September with a 10-0 head to head record in favor of CFR Cluj (2 draws).

Universitatea Craiova will host FCSB on the 18th of September with a 28-5 head to head stats in favor of FCSB (5 draws).

CFR Cluj – Formation

CFR Cluj
G
S. Scuffet 1.Italy
D
M. Malico Paulino 45.Portugal
82'
D
D. Kolinger 33.Croatia
D
A. Burcă 3.Romania
86'
D
C. Manea 4.Romania
M
C. Deac 10.Romania
78'
M
M. Bordeianu 37.Romania
86'
M
K. Muhar 73.Croatia
Goals17'
M
C. Petrila 11.Romania
70'
F
C. Malele 9.Switzerland
79'
F
E. Damoah Yeboah 15.Ghana
Substitutes
G
R. Sava 90.Romania
D
J. de 44.Brazil
86'
D
C. Braun 47.Germany
M
L. Cvek 40.Croatia
78'
M
O. Hoban 28.Romania
86'
M
R. Rodrigues 8.Brazil
M
C. Păun 7.Romania
F
D. Birligea 30.Romania
70'
F
S. Buș 99.Romania
79'

CFR Cluj started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Dan Vasile Petrescu decided to play with the following team: S. Scuffet, Camora, D. Kolinger, A. Burcă, C. Manea, C. Deac, M. Bordeianu, K. Muhar, C. Petrila, C. Malele and E. Yeboah.

The home team had on the bench: L. Cvek, R. Sava, Yuri Matias, O. Hoban, C. Braun, Roger, D. Bîrligea, A. Păun and S. Buș.

Substitutions

CFR Cluj made 5 changes: C. Petrila for D. Birligea (70′), C. Deac for L. Cvek (78′), C. Malele for S. Bus (79′), A. Burca for Yuri Matias (86′) and M. Bordeianu for O. Hoban (86′).

Universitatea Craiova – Formation

Universitatea Craiova
G
D. Lazar 1.Romania
G
G. Cimpanu 7.Romania
77' 54'
D
P. Papp 2.Romania
D
M. Găman 25.Romania
46'
D
B. Mitrea 3.Romania
31'
D
V. Screciu 6.Romania
M
B. Vătăjelu 5.Romania
82'
M
N. Bancu 11.Romania
M
D. Nistor 16.Romania
46'
M
A. Crețu 4.Romania
F
J. Markovic 20.Romania
77'
Substitutes
G
D. Rusu 12.Moldova
M
S. Hanca 33.Romania
M
E. Florescu 14.Romania
M
I. Martic 27.Switzerland
M
A. Mateiu 8.Romania
46'
M
M. Căpățînă 23.Romania
82'
F
R. Ferreira 17.Brazil
77'
F
A. Ivan 9.Romania
46' 58'
F
I. Vînă 30.Romania
77'

Universitatea Craiova started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Mihăiţă Ianovschi played with: D. Lazar, P. Papp, V. Găman, B. Vătăjelu, N. Bancu, B. Mitrea, D. Nistor, A. Crețu, V. Screciu, J. Marković and G. Cîmpanu.

These were the players on the bench: S. Hanca, Rivaldinho, A. Ivan, D. Rusu, E. Florescu, I. Martić, I. Vînă, A. Mateiu and M. Căpățînă.

Substitutions

Universitatea Craiova made 5 changes: V. Gaman for A. Ivan (46′), D. Nistor for A. Mateiu (46′), Alexandru George for I. Vina (77′), J. Markovic for Rivaldinho (77′) and B. Vatajelu for M. Capatina (82′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Liga 1.​