The Liga I match at Stadionul Municipal on Sunday sees home side Botoșani lock horns with Steaua Bucharest.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Botoșani v Steaua Bucharest can be seen below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Botoșani enter this game coming off the back of a 0-0 Liga I drawn match versus UTA Arad.
Marius Croitoru's Botoșani have scored 9 times in their prior 6 outings. The number of goals that they have conceded in those same fixtures amounts to 6.
Analysis of their past results shows that Botoșani:
- have not emerged victorious against Steaua Bucharest in their last 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 home league matches.
Steaua Bucharest head into the match following on from a 1-0 Liga I win versus Chindia Târgoviște in their last game.
For 5 of the past six games involving Steaua Bucharest, a notably low volume of goals have been struck between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game during that period is a paltry 1.33, with the average goals for Steliștii equalling 0.83.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head clashes going back to 16/12/2018 tells us that Botoșani have won 1 of them & Steaua Bucharest 3, with the tally of drawn matches being 2.
A combined sum of 19 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 7 from Botoșănenii and 12 netted by Steliștii. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.17.
Team News: Botoșani
Botoșani boss Marius Croitoru does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a completely healthy group to pick from.
Team News: Steaua Bucharest
Due to a completely injury-free group available to choose from, Steaua Bucharest boss Bogdan Vintilă has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this clash.
Our feeling is that Botoșani will have a tough ask to breach the defence of this Steaua Bucharest outfit who we reckon will get a goal themselves and run out victorious.
We’ve gone for a highly competitive game with a 0-1 victory for Steaua Bucharest at the end of this one.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadionul Municipal (7,782)
Chairman: Cătălin Anton
Manager: Marius Croitoru
Competitions: Liga I position 5