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Petrolul Ploieşti vs UTA Arad Live Stream, Predictions
UTA Arad have a new challenge on Friday as they ready themselves for the imminent Liga 1 Play Offs fixture with Petrolul Ploieşti.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Petrolul Ploieşti v UTA Arad game - as well as up-to-date odds.
📏 Form Guide
Petrolul Ploieşti are hoping to win again after their last result, the 0-1 Liga I success versus Argeș Pitești.
The only player to score from Petrolul Ploieşti was Gheorghe Grozav (40').
Petrolul Ploieşti have seen rewards for their attempts on goal 6 times over their preceding six outings. Conversely, the number of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 12.
After tasting defeat last time out to Universitatea Craiova in Liga I competition, UTA Arad and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, UTA Arad had 41% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, Universitatea Craiova had 15 shots on goal with 4 on target. Jovan Marković (52') and Elvir Koljić (65') scored for Universitatea Craiova.
The stats don’t lie, and UTA Arad have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 7 goals in total. Defensively, UTA Arad have some weaknesses to address.
👥 Head to head
The previous league clash between these sides was Liga I match day 17 on 05/11/2022 which ended up with the score at Petrolul Ploieşti 2-1 UTA Arad.
ℹ️ Team News: Petrolul Ploieşti
The Petrolul Ploieşti boss will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all before this game thanks to a fully injury-free group available for selection.
It’s our opinion that Lupii galbeni could kick off with a 3-5-2 system for this game, handing starts to Octavian Valceanu, Paul Papp, Bart Meijers, Felix Mathaus, Seniko Doua, Lucian Dumitriu, Stefan Purtic, Jair, Valentin Ticu, Christian Irobiso and Gheorghe Grozav.
🗞️ Team News: UTA Arad
Due to a completely injury-free squad available to choose from, the UTA Arad boss has no fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
We believe UTA Arad might make use of a 4-4-2 system, giving starts to Danylo Kucher, Aly Abeid, Erico, Alexandru Benga, Roger, Rares Pop, Idriz Batha, Paul Viorel Anton, Desley Ubbink, Philip Otele and Virgiliu Postolachi.
We’re thinking that UTA Arad and Petrolul Ploieşti may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
A close call, and we think a draw is quite likely. Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 1-1 draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Andre Moura, 12:10 15/03/2023
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadionul Ilie Oană (15,500)
Chairman: Daniel Capră
Competitions: Liga I position 8, Liga 1 Play Offs (Play-Out)
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