Universitatea Craiova go into battle on Saturday as they head into the Liga 1 Play Offs clash versus Cluj.
View all of the Cluj v Universitatea Craiova predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
Cluj, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-0 Liga 1 Play Offs victory over Academia Clinceni.
Their most recent results reveal that it has been a great time for the CFR Cluj defence. Ceferiștii have given the opposition little, with the tally of goals that have gone past their goalkeeper during their last six games standing at 3.
In their last fixture, Universitatea Craiova drew 0-0 in the Liga 1 Play Offs match with Sepsi Sfântu Gheorghe.
In 6 of the previous six games involving Universitatea Craiova, a notably low volume of goals have been struck between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game within that period comes out as just 0.83, with the number of goals averaged by Studenţii equalling 0.83. That pattern might not be continued into this next game, however.
Team News: Cluj
There aren’t many personnel worries, with just the sole fitness concern for the Cluj gaffer to contend with from an otherwise complete group of players. Mike Cestor (Achilles tendon rupture) is out of contention.
Team News: Universitatea Craiova
CSU Craiova manager Victor Piţurcă has to choose a team with limited availability. Reagy Ofosu (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Mihai Roman (Heart Condition) won’t be making appearances.
In this game, Universitatea Craiova will likely be able to score a goal against this Cluj side, but it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re predicting a very close game with a 2-1 win for Cluj when the full-time whistle blows. It should be a decent one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadionul Dr. Constantin Rădulescu (23,500)
Captain: Mário Camora
Chairman: Marian Copilu
Competitions: Liga I position 2, Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)