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Rapid Bucharest will be hosting visiting opponents Mioveni at Giulesti-Valentin Stanescu in this Liga I meeting on Saturday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Rapid Bucharest v Mioveni game - plus the latest match odds.
Rapid Bucharest will play in this fixture following on from a 0-0 Liga I drawn result versus Mioveni.
Under three goals per match were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Rapid Bucharest have been participants. With regard to the goal weighting in this period, opposition teams scored a total of 3 and Rapid Bucharest managed the sum of 5. With no two games being the same, we’ll just have to find out if that pattern shall continue on in this upcoming game.
Heading into this fixture, Rapid Bucharest are undefeated in their last 13 league matches at home. It really has been a fortress.
For 6 of the previous six games featuring Mioveni, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and opposing teams. The overall average goals scored per game in that period comes out as just 1, with the average goals for Mioveni equalling 0.33.
Ahead of this meeting, Mioveni have not been beaten in their last 2 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head clashes going back to 14/10/2011 shows us that Rapid Bucharest have won 3 of them & Mioveni 1, with the number of draws standing at 2.
A combined total of 16 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 11 of them for Giuleștenii and 5 belonging to Mioveni. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.67.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Liga 1 Play Offs match day 9 on 16/05/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Mioveni 3-2 Rapid Bucharest.
On that occasion, Mioveni had 24% possession and 8 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The scorer was Moussa Sanoh (40').
For their opponents, Rapid Bucharest had 12 shots at goal with 4 on target. Alexandru Ioniță (59') and Younes Bnou Marzouk (90') scored.
Team News: Rapid Bucharest
The Rapid Bucharest manager has zero fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game thanks to a fully healthy squad available to choose from.
We think that Giuleștenii will possibly use the 4-2-3-1 formation in the match, beginning the first half with Horatiu Moldovan, Razvan Onea, Cristian Sapunaru, Dragos Grigore, Junior Morais, Cristian Albu, Mattias Kaeit, Antonio Sefer, Alexandru Matan, Valentin Costache and Marko Dugandzic.
Team News: Mioveni
With a completely healthy squad available for selection, the Mioveni manager Alexandru Pelici does not have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
We reckon that Mioveni could decide to begin the game with a 3-4-2-1 formation, settling for Iustin Popescu, Alexandru Iacob, G. Gomes Garutti, Adrian Scarlatache, Dorinel Oancea, Daniel Serbanica, Mihai Lixandru, Vlad Pop, Alexandru Buziuc, Stefan Blanaru and Blerim Krasniqi.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Rapid Bucharest look set to get the win and a possible clean sheet when they come up against Mioveni, who could well find it tough to get a goal of their own.
Therefore, we are anticipating a 2-0 margin for Rapid Bucharest after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Giulesti-Valentin Stanescu (19,100)
Chairman: Dinu Gheorghe
Competitions: Liga I position 2