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Voluntari U Craiova betting prediction

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The most likely scenario will be for the visiting team to win the match with somer difficulty. Even away from home, it is expected that the team led by Corneliu Papura will assume the bulk of the match and have the best goal opportunities, since they have a squad full of talent, capable of solving the match from one minute to the next. On the other hand, the home team should prioritize defensive processes and counterattacks to reach finishing zones and score the goal, which can put an end to a sequence of eight consecutive matches without triumphing for the championship. Having said that and taking into account these factors, investing in favor of visitors is a worthy bet.
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Voluntari and Universitatea Craiova meet at Stadionul Anghel Iordănescu, in a match for the 19th round of the Liga I. Universitatea Craiova got a home win by (2‑1), in the last league head‑to‑head, played in 19‑09‑2020. The head‑to‑head record at this stadium favours the away team, since in the last 6 head‑to‑heads they won 6. Accordingly, in the last head‑to‑head played at this stadium, for the Cupa României, on 31‑10‑2019, Universitatea Craiova won by (1‑4). I. Martić (32' Autogolo) scored for Voluntari and A. Cicâldău (53' ), V. Mihăilă (20' and 12' ) and A. Ioniță (75' ) for Universitatea Craiova. The home/away factor is worth special atention, since although this is a match between 15th and 3rd of the league table, it’s also a match between the 8th best team in home matches and the 2nd best in away matches.

Analysis Voluntari

After 4 wins, 3 draws and 11 losses, the home team is in the 15th position, havinf won 15 points so far. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against FCSB by (2‑1), after in the previous match they have lost (0‑1) at home, against UTA Arad. This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 5 points in away matches, with 9 goals scored and 17 conceded, against 10 points won at their stadium, with 12 goals scored and 13 conceded. In the last 9 home league matches Voluntari has a record of 3 wins, 1 draw and 5 losses, so they have won 10 points out of 27 possible. The most recurrent result at half‑time in their home league matches was the 0‑0 (4 out of 9 matches). They haven't been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 18 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 12 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

FC Voluntari enters this match after a 2-1 defeat at Steua Bucharest, in a match for the 18th round of League I. Dennis Man and Florin Tanase scored the home team's goals, Jefte over the final whistle marked the visitors'. With this result, the home team added the eighth consecutive match without winning for the championship, where they are in the penultimate place with fifteen points.
The team led by Bogdan Andone should present themselves in 4-3-3, privileging the supported game. The three most advanced players, responsible for putting the defensive structure in disarray are Sebastian Mailat, Alexandru Stoica and Marcelo Lopes. For its part, the central corridor should be formed by Ricardinho, Claudiu Bortoneanu and Antoni Ivanov. For this match, the helmsman of the home team can count on all players.

Confirmed Lineup: Marcos Lavín, Marius Briceag, Igor Armas, Ionuț Balaur, Ricardinho, Lukáš Droppa, Liviu Gheorghe, Hélder Tavares, John Anderson Souza Fonseca, Cristian Ionuț Costin, Viktor Angelov.

Analysis U Craiova

The away team is currently in the 3rd position of the league, with 35 points won, after 10 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Astra, by (1‑1). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Viitorul, by (1‑1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since they have won 21 points in away matches and 14 at their stadium, with 9 goals scored and 7 conceded at home, against 12 goals scored and 4 conceded in away matches. In the last 9 away league matches Universitatea Craiova has a record of 6 wins and 3 draws, so they have won 21 points out of 27 possible.

In this competition, they have a sequence of 4 draws in the last matches and they haven't lost any of the last 9 away matches. In their away matches there is a tendency for goals, since 5 of the last 9 matches for this competition have ended ended with Under 1,5 goals. In 18 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 4 times and have never been able to turn the score around.

Universitatea Craiova received and drew, 1-1, against FC Viitorul, making it the fifth straight matche without knowing the taste of victory for this competition, where they are in third place with thirty-five points, six behind leader Steua Bucharest. Paul Papp unlocked the scoreboard at forty-five minutes in favor of the home team, but Andrei Artean restored equality two minutes later.
The away team should line up in the usual tactical design, the 4-3-3, to promote defensive organization and counterattacks, mainly channeled by the side runners. Reagy Ofosu, Ivan Mamut and George Cimpanu should be the offensive references of the visiting team. As far as the midfield is concerned, it should be formed by Alexandru Cicaldau, Alexandru Mateiu and Dan Nistor. Apparently, coach Corneliu Papura has the team at full strength for the match against FC Voluntari.

Confirmed Lineup: Mirko Pigliacelli, Mihai Bălașa, Vladimir Screciu, Stefan Vlădoiu, Paul Papp, Alexandru Cicâldău, Dan Nistor, Nicușor Bancu, Reagy Ofosu, Andrei Ivan, Cristian Bărbuț.

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Frequently asked questions

👉 Which is the recommended bet for the Voluntari Universitatea Craiova match?

The tip and bet suggestion for the Voluntari vs Universitatea Craiova match, on 26 January 2021, of the preview written by the editors of Betting Academy Ghana, goes to: Universitatea Craiova wins ⇒ odd 1.60 at williamhill.

👉 In which stadium will the Voluntari Universitatea Craiova be played?

The Voluntari vs Universitatea Craiova on 26 January 2021 will be played at Voluntari, Stadionul Anghel Iordanescu.


Liga I - 2020/2021

  • 83% 199 / 240 Games

  • Home team wins 33.17%
  • Draws 30.65%
  • Away team wins 36.18%
  • Over 1.5 69.35%
  • Over 2.5 42.21%
  • Over 3.5 22.11%
  • Goals 476
  • Goals /match 2.39
  • Goals /match home 1.21
  • Goals /match away 1.19
  • Both teams score 47.74%
  • Goals after 80' 16.6%
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