Farul Constanta vs Universitatea Craiova prediction 13.05.2024

SSC Farul

SSC Farul

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U Craiova

U Craiova

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2.25

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  • Competition: Liga 1, Championship Group
  • Date: Monday, 13th May, 2024
  • Kickoff: 18:30 UK / 19:30 CEST
  • Venue: Central Stadium Hagi Academy (Ovidiu)

There are only two rounds left in the Romanian Liga 1 (Championship Group), and even though FCSB won the title, there is still the question of who will take second and third place, which leads to Europe. Two teams trying to secure European appearances are Farul Constanta and Universitatea Craiova, which will face off at Central Stadium Hagi Academy in Ovidiu.

Farul Constanta had a great last season, winning the league title. However, this year, they were not even remotely successful and barely secured the Championship Group. They finished the first part of the season in 6th place, with only one point from the relegation group. Right now, they are 4th in the Championship Group, five points away from the 2nd and 3rd place. To secure Europe, they need two wins and losses from Cluj and Universitatea Craiova (in both rounds).

Universitatea Craiova became one of the better teams in Romania. However, they failed to secure Europe last year, finishing just two points away from it. This year, they were solid throughout the season and are now holding the 2nd spot, but with the same number of points as the 3rd-placed Cluj. They did have some problems late in the season, but after changing the coach on April 17th, they started playing much better, which might have saved their season. With only one point from this game, they would mathematically secure at least the Europa Conference League. 

Farul Constanta vs Universitatea Craiova pick: Universitatea Craiova to (AH 0) win

Farul Constanta pretty much ruined their chances of securing Europe with back-to-back losses vs FCSB and Sepsi Sf. Gheorghe in the last rounds. Their defense totally collapsed in recent two matches, allowing six goals and their morale will surely be shaken. 

On the other hand, Universitatea Craiova is in superb momentum after winning two in a row in an impressive fashion. They even won 2:0 vs the best team in the league, FCSB, in the last round. Additionally, since they changed the coach, they won three of four matches. Even in a match where they lost (1:0 vs Cluj), they were competitive and probably deserved a point. 

These teams are in totally opposite momentums, and considering Universitatea Craiova played one of the best games of the season in the last round vs FCSB, we expect them to continue with positive results and secure European Qualifiers. 

SSC Farul vs U Craiova Head to Head (H2H) stats

  1. U Craiova

    1 : 2

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

  2. U Craiova

    1 : 2

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

  3. U Craiova

    4 : 0

    SSC Farul

    Romania Cup

  4. SSC Farul

    2 : 0

    U Craiova

    Liga 1

  5. U Craiova

    1 : 1

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

SSC Farul

Farul Constanta team news

The team's captain and probably their best central defender, Ionut Larie, suffered an injury in the previous game vs Sepsi Sf. Gheorghe and had to leave the field after only 37 minutes. Larie started in 88% of the Liga 1 Championship games, and interestingly, he is the team's top goalscorer with seven goals so far. His absence will surely be a massive handicap. With him out, Dan Sîrbu will most likely get the opportunity to start as a replacement. 

Last matches of SSC Farul

  1. SSC Farul

    1 : 4

    Sepsi

    Liga 1

  2. FCSB

    2 : 1

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

  3. SSC Farul

    3 : 1

    Rapid Bucuresti

    Liga 1

  4. SSC Farul

    5 : 1

    CFR Cluj

    Liga 1

  5. U Craiova

    1 : 2

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

SSC Farul lineup

Goalkeeper

  • 1

    Alexandru Buzbuchi

Defenders

  • 3

    Mihai Popescu

  • 22

    Dan Sirbu

  • 21

    Kevin Boli

  • 25

    David Kiki

Midfielders

  • 8

    Ionut Vina

  • 16

    Dragos Nedelcu

  • 24

    Constantin Grameni

Forwards

  • 30

    Narek Grigoryan

  • 9

    Louis Munteanu

  • 7

    Rivaldinho

U Craiova

Universitatea Craiova team news

Interestingly, after the previous h2h game, on April 12th, the club decided to sack coach Ivaylo Petev when Farul Constanta won 2:1. Now, under the new coach, Constantin Gâlcă, Universitatea Craiova looks a lot better, having won three of the first four matches under him. Before arriving in Craiova, Galca was in charge of Raomiak, Al-Hazem, Vejle, Steaua Bucharest, and even Espanyol. 

Universitatea Craiova's total market value is around 22.3 million euros, compared to Farul Constanta's 16.3 million.

Last matches of U Craiova

  1. U Craiova

    2 : 0

    FCSB

    Liga 1

  2. Rapid Bucuresti

    1 : 2

    U Craiova

    Liga 1

  3. U Craiova

    0 : 1

    CFR Cluj

    Liga 1

  4. Sepsi

    1 : 3

    U Craiova

    Liga 1

  5. U Craiova

    1 : 2

    SSC Farul

    Liga 1

U Craiova lineup

Goalkeeper

  • 21

    Laurentiu Popescu

Defenders

  • 23

    Mihai Capatana

  • 26

    Gjoko Zajkov

  • 34

    Raul Silva

  • 11

    Nicusor Bancu

Midfielders

  • 4

    Alexandru Cretu

  • 14

    Lyes Houri

  • 5

    Anzor Mekvabishivili

Forwards

  • 37

    Mihai Danciu

  • 20

    Jovan Markovic

  • 9

    Andrei Ivan

3 Reasons why Universitatea Craiova should (AH 0) win

  1. Farul Constanta lost two in a row
  2. Farul Constanta allowed six goals in the last two matches
  3. Universitatea Craiova won the previous two and three of the last four

Main prediction SSC Farul - U Craiova

AH2 (0)

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55% winrate

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1 wins in a row

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Over 2.5

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Farul Constanta vs Universitatea Craiova - FAQ

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Where to watch?

You can find the match officially on the Digi Sport 1 (Rom) channel.

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How much is the average xG for Farul Constanta this season? 

The average xG for Farul Constanta in the Liga 1 this season is 1.7.

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How much is the average xG for Universitatea Craiova this season? 

The average xG for Universitatea Craiova in the Liga 1 this season is 1.66.