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Liga 1: FCSB - Astra preview and statistics

1st position in the Liga 1 table for FCSB so far, a good performance. The home supporters hope for more joy as 10th-placed Astra visits Arena Naţională.

Insights:
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Astra have scored away.
Best bookmaker betting odds:

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FCSB form and stats

FCSB, who have the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1, have been very solid at home in the Liga 1 so far, with 19 points collected from 7 matches (6-1-0). This has contributed greatly to their 1st position in the table.

The spoils were shared in FCSB's previous game, also at home. Visiting Sepsi (placed 4th) travelled back with a draw after a 1-1 scoreline. A strong away win before that one, visiting Universitatea Craiova and winning 2-0.

The manager A. Petrea will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Viitorul in only four days.

It's goals goals goals for FCSB who have scored 22 goals from 7 league home games. FCSB are not conceding a lot of goals here at Arena Naţională in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 4 from 7 matches.

W W D D W

Astra form and stats

As the visiting team in Liga 1 matches, Astra have produced an overall stat of 2-2-3 so far.

Astra have succeeded in guarding their own goal lately, led by their goalkeeper David Beniamin Lazar. It's been 201 minutes since they last conceded in Liga 1.

It's the second away game in a row for Astra, but there's smiles all around after the 6-0 victory versus UTA Arad (placed 9th) in the Liga 1 last time out. Before that, Astra secured a home win against Gaz Metan Medias with the score 3-0.

As mentioned above, Astra was the only team on the pitch versus UTA Arad in their previous game, winning 6-0. This could be a tougher task. Constantin Budescu certainly enjoyed Astra's last game versus UTA Arad, appearing multiple times in the match report with three goals and the 6-0 victory.

The visitors are returning home after this fixture, hosting Universitatea Craiova in just three days.

Scoring goals is the main ingredient in creating success in football, and not only at home. So far Astra have scored 10 goals in 7 league games away. As opposed to that, Astra have seen the ball go into their own net 9 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Astra - FCSB 0-3. Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: six wins for FCSB, zero draws and four wins for Astra. Over 2,5 goals: five times; under 2,5 goals: five games.

Top Goalscorers

FCSBD. Man
D. Man
12 goals
FCSBF. Tănase
F. Tănase
9 goals
AstraC. Budescu
C. Budescu
6 goals

FCSB missing players

Astra missing players

Competition: Romania Liga 1
Competition: Fri 15.January
Match begins: 18:00 (UTC)
Venue: Arena Naţională (55600 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 Botosani 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 Arges 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 Botosani 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 Arges 15 2 5 8 14 24 8 2 2 4 9 12 7 0 3 4 5 12 -10 11

FCSB Astra
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
15 7 3 Played P 1 7 15
11 6 3 Won W 0 2 4
1 1 0 Drew D 0 2 4
3 0 0 Lost L 1 3 7
37 22 10 Scored S 0 10 21
15 4 1 Conceded C 2 9 21
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
100% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 71% 80%
67% 86% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 29% 47%
33% 43% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 33%
33% 43% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 29% 20%
40% 43% 33% BTTS BTTS 0% 43% 33%
53% 57% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 29% 33%
7% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 29% 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 2.3 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.4 2.7
1 0 0 Red cards R C 1 1 3
 
13.7 13.4 16.7 Shots (avg) S ( 4 7.3 7.5
6.8 7.6 9.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 3.3 3.2
36% 42% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 43% 44%
Key stats in Liga 1 this season:
  • All of FCSB's matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Astra haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • FCSB has the most points (19) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (22) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals (37) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals in the first half (18) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the most scored goals in the second half (19) in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the the best goal difference (+18) at home in Liga 1
  • FCSB has the the best goal difference (+22) in Liga 1
  • FCSB have not yet lost a game at home.
  • FCSB have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • FCSB have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Astra have scored away.
  • FCSB have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • FCSB haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

Bookie FCSB Draw Astra

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.