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Match preview Liga 1: Botoşani - Argeş at Stadionul Municipal

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Botoşani are in the 7th position while the guesting Argeş worry at 16th.

Insights:
  • Botoşani has the most dropped points from leading position (12) in Liga 1
  • Argeş has the fewest scored goals in the first half (3) in Liga 1
Best bookmaker betting odds:

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Botoşani form and stats

The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Liga 1 this season. Botoşani have only managed 1 win, 4 draws and 2 losses from their games here at Stadionul Municipal. Three draws in a row here at Stadionul Municipal for Botoşani, who might be willing to risk more at some point in hope of a win.

A draw after 90 minutes last time out for Botoşani, who played 1-1 against Voluntari. That match was also played at this venue (Stadionul Municipal). In the game before, an away victory match versus Viitorul with a 2-1 scoreline.

Botoşani are traveling soon after this match as the Liga 1 match at CSM Iasi awaits in four days.

Botoşani are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 8 goals in 7 games. Botoşani's goalkeeper has had to pick the ball out of their own net 7 times. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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Argeş form and stats

Argeş, who have the fewest points (3) away in Liga 1, have only collected 3 points from their away games in the Liga 1, after 0-3-4 (7 played).

Argeş are the visiting side once again, their previous game being the 2-2 draw at Chindia Targoviste (placed 6th). A 2-2 draw was the result before that, hosting Hermannstadt.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Gaz Metan Medias in just three days.

Many goals are not expected from the visiting Argeş as they have only managed to score 5 times from 7 away games in the league. Argeş's defence is not exactly unbeatable as they have conceded 12 goals from these trips.

Head 2 Head

The most recent history between these sides is the Argeş - Botoşani 2-3 played earlier this season.

Top Goalscorers

BotoşaniH. Keyta
H. Keyta
9 goals
ArgeşC. Malele
C. Malele
6 goals
BotoşaniE. Florescu
E. Florescu
2 goals

Botoşani missing players

Argeş missing players

Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Thu 14.January
Match begins: 15:00 (UTC)
Venue: Stadionul Municipal (7782 seats)
  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 FCSB 15 11 1 3 37 15 7 6 1 0 22 4 8 5 0 3 15 11 22 34
2 Universitatea Craiova 15 10 2 3 19 9 7 4 0 3 8 6 8 6 2 0 11 3 10 32
3 CFR Cluj 15 9 4 2 18 6 8 3 3 2 6 4 7 6 1 0 12 2 12 31
4 Sepsi 15 7 6 2 24 13 7 3 3 1 10 5 8 4 3 1 14 8 11 27
5 Academica Clinceni 15 6 7 2 16 10 8 4 2 2 8 5 7 2 5 0 8 5 6 25
6 Chindia Targoviste 15 5 5 5 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 10 8 3 3 2 5 2 0 20
7 Botoşani 15 4 6 5 21 22 7 1 4 2 8 7 8 3 2 3 13 15 -1 18
8 Viitorul 14 4 5 5 19 19 7 2 3 2 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 7 0 17
9 UTA Arad 15 4 5 6 13 25 7 1 2 4 5 14 8 3 3 2 8 11 -12 17
10 Astra 15 4 4 7 21 21 8 2 2 4 11 12 7 2 2 3 10 9 0 16
11 Dinamo Bucuresti 15 4 4 7 18 18 8 2 3 3 10 8 7 2 1 4 8 10 0 16
12 Gaz Metan Medias 15 5 1 9 19 26 7 2 1 4 8 12 8 3 0 5 11 14 -7 16
13 Voluntari 15 4 3 8 20 25 8 3 1 4 12 12 7 1 2 4 8 13 -5 15
14 Hermannstadt 14 3 6 5 16 21 7 2 2 3 8 9 7 1 4 2 8 12 -5 15
15 CSM Iasi 15 4 2 9 14 35 8 2 2 4 9 16 7 2 0 5 5 19 -21 14
16 Argeş 15 2 5 8 14 24 8 2 2 4 9 12 7 0 3 4 5 12 -10 11

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 FCSB 15 11 1 3 37 15 7 6 1 0 22 4 8 5 0 3 15 11 22 34
2 Universitatea Craiova 15 10 2 3 19 9 7 4 0 3 8 6 8 6 2 0 11 3 10 32
3 CFR Cluj 15 9 4 2 18 6 8 3 3 2 6 4 7 6 1 0 12 2 12 31
4 Sepsi 15 7 6 2 24 13 7 3 3 1 10 5 8 4 3 1 14 8 11 27
5 Academica Clinceni 15 6 7 2 16 10 8 4 2 2 8 5 7 2 5 0 8 5 6 25
6 Chindia Targoviste 15 5 5 5 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 10 8 3 3 2 5 2 0 20
7 Botoşani 15 4 6 5 21 22 7 1 4 2 8 7 8 3 2 3 13 15 -1 18
8 Viitorul 14 4 5 5 19 19 7 2 3 2 12 12 7 2 2 3 7 7 0 17
9 UTA Arad 15 4 5 6 13 25 7 1 2 4 5 14 8 3 3 2 8 11 -12 17
10 Astra 15 4 4 7 21 21 8 2 2 4 11 12 7 2 2 3 10 9 0 16
11 Dinamo Bucuresti 15 4 4 7 18 18 8 2 3 3 10 8 7 2 1 4 8 10 0 16
12 Gaz Metan Medias 15 5 1 9 19 26 7 2 1 4 8 12 8 3 0 5 11 14 -7 16
13 Voluntari 15 4 3 8 20 25 8 3 1 4 12 12 7 1 2 4 8 13 -5 15
14 Hermannstadt 14 3 6 5 16 21 7 2 2 3 8 9 7 1 4 2 8 12 -5 15
15 CSM Iasi 15 4 2 9 14 35 8 2 2 4 9 16 7 2 0 5 5 19 -21 14
16 Argeş 15 2 5 8 14 24 8 2 2 4 9 12 7 0 3 4 5 12 -10 11

Botoşani Argeş
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
15 7 2 Played P 2 7 15
4 1 1 Won W 0 0 2
6 4 1 Drew D 2 3 5
5 2 0 Lost L 0 4 8
21 8 5 Scored S 4 5 14
22 7 1 Conceded C 4 12 24
87% 71% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
87% 71% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 71% 73%
60% 29% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 43% 47%
33% 29% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 29% 27%
20% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 7%
73% 43% 50% BTTS BTTS 100% 43% 53%
20% 43% 50% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 7%
20% 43% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 57% 40%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.1 1.6 2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 2.4 2.3
5 2 1 Red cards R C 1 2 2
 
9.5 12.1 13.5 Shots (avg) S ( 9 7 8.1
3.8 3.6 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5 3.3 3.7
37% 32% 50% Goal Efficiency G E 40% 22% 25%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • Argeş has the fewest points (3) away in Liga 1
  • Argeş has the fewest scored goals in the first half (3) in Liga 1
  • Argeş has the most conceded goals in the first half (14) in Liga 1
  • Argeş have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Argeş have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their away matches.
  • Argeş have yet to win a game away.
  • Argeş haven’t played a single 0-0 game.
  • Botoşani has the most dropped points from leading position (12) in Liga 1

Bookie Botoşani Draw Argeş

Read more about Liga 1

The Liga I, also spelled Liga 1, is the top level of the football pyramid in Romania. It is also known as the Liga 1 Betano due to its sponsor. It has 14 teams playing 26 fixtures each to create a league table for the regular season. The top six teams then play a championship round, the last eight play a relegation round.