Rapid vs Universitatea Craiova – Preview, Tips and Odds

Romania: Liga 1 - Championship Group
FC Rapid Bucuresti
Full Time
2:3
Univ. Craiova
Highlights and Stats


Rapid will face Universitatea Craiova for a showdown of the 9th round of the championship group in Liga I. The game will take place on 22/05 as Superbet Arena-Giulești will welcome the opponents. Rapid presently occupies 5th position in the standings, with a total of 35 points. Their rivals sit in 4th spot, having collected 37 points thus far.

Rapid vs Universitatea Craiova Head to Head

TeamLast Game 2023/04/16Last 7 Games
FC Rapid Bucuresti
loss
  • ?
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Waway
  • Laway
  • Lhome
  • Lhome
  • Laway
Univ. Craiova
win
  • ?
  • Whome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Whome
  • Waway
  • Waway
  • Whome

Worth Mentioning

The last meeting between the two teams ended in a win for Universitatea Craiova, who prevailed with 3 to 1 at home back in April, 2023. Rapid were unable to register a win across the previous two head-to-head matches, recording 1 defeat and 1 draw in the process. The home factor has been of little significance in the recent 7 clashes as they finished in 3 wins for the sides performing at home and 3 for the travelling sides. Only 1 of the last 7 matches between Rapid and Universitatea Craiova ended in a draw. The last five meetings between the two clubs ended with three producing over 2.5 goals and three witnessing goals at both ends of the pitch. In that period Rapid managed to keep one clean sheet, and Universitatea Craiova have not conceded in one of the matches. From a statistical point of view, those matches concluded with an average of 2.60 goals.

Rapid vs Universitatea Craiova Last Games Averages

*Average Metrics based on available data from last 7 games

FC Rapid BucurestiUniv. Craiova
  • Goals

    0.86
    1.71
  • Fouls

    13.00
    12.00
  • Corners

    2.40
    6.40
  • Offsides

    1.60
    2.40
  • Cards

    3.40
    3.60
  • Posession

    25%
    75%

Rapid Form

  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Laway
  • Whome
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Laway
  • Lhome

Rapid registered a 0:0 draw when hosting Sepsi in a Liga I match that went down on May 12. The club is currently experiencing a streak of no wins for two consecutive matches, with a total of 1 defeat and 1 draw. In the last 10 encounters of Rapid, playing at home proved to be very beneficial. The hosting side enjoyed a win 6 times and managed to stay undefeated in 9 matches. Three of Rapid’s last five meetings featured over 2.5 goals, with both teams hitting the targets in three of them. During these the team was successful in maintaining two clean sheets, and they failed to score in just one. Their recent 5 matches proved to be packed with goals, with a total of 18 being netted.
  • Goals
    1.10
  • Fouls
    13.20
  • Corners
    4.20
  • Offsides
    0.90
  • Cards
    2.90
  • Posession
    38%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Liga I2023/05/12Rapid BucurestiSepsi00 D
Liga I2023/05/06Farul Constanta 1920Rapid Bucuresti72 L
Liga I2023/05/01Rapid BucurestiCFR Cluj31 W
Liga I2023/04/23Rapid BucurestiSteaua Bucuresti10 W
Liga I2023/04/16CS U CraiovaRapid Bucuresti31 L
Liga I2023/04/10SepsiRapid Bucuresti20 L
Liga I2023/04/01Rapid BucurestiFarul Constanta 192011 D
Liga I2023/03/19CFR ClujRapid Bucuresti22 D
Liga I2023/03/11Farul Constanta 1920Rapid Bucuresti21 L
Liga I2023/03/04Rapid BucurestiHermannstadt01 L

Universitatea Craiova Form

  • ?
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Lhome
  • Waway
  • Whome
  • Laway
  • Dhome
  • Daway
  • Whome
  • Waway

Universitatea came up against FCV Farul Constanţa on Saturday and the final score was a 1:1 draw at home. The club is going through an unfortunate streak of three games, without a single victory, registering 1 defeat and 2 draws. Playing at your own stadium had no significant role in the latest ten clashes for Universitatea Craiova, as the teams involved enjoyed 3 home wins and 3 away wins. Three of Universitatea Craiova’s five previous matches finished with more than 2.5 goals and each saw both sides finding the net. The players of Universitatea Craiova left their hearts on the field but still did not manage to prevent their opponents from scoring and the team found the net at least once in each of those encounters. During the team’s recent five outings, the goalkeepers had to pull the ball out of the nets 14 times altogether.
  • Goals
    1.50
  • Fouls
    10.60
  • Corners
    7.50
  • Offsides
    1.30
  • Cards
    1.40
  • Posession
    46%
LeagueDateTeam 1Team 2Team 1 ScoreTeam 2 ScoreForm
Liga I2023/05/13CS U CraiovaFarul Constanta 192011 D
Liga I2023/05/07CFR ClujCS U Craiova11 D
Liga I2023/04/30CS U CraiovaSteaua Bucuresti12 L
Liga I2023/04/21SepsiCS U Craiova12 W
Liga I2023/04/16CS U CraiovaRapid Bucuresti31 W
Liga I2023/04/08Farul Constanta 1920CS U Craiova32 L
Liga I2023/04/02CS U CraiovaCFR Cluj11 D
Liga I2023/03/18Steaua BucurestiCS U Craiova11 D
Liga I2023/03/10CS U CraiovaUTA Batrana Doamna21 W
Liga I2023/03/05Pet1rolul 52CS U Craiova01 W

Formations and Lineups

FC Rapid Bucuresti

Formation:4-2-3-1
  • G31Horațiu Moldovan
  • D19Razvan Onea
  • D22Cristian Săpunaru
  • D21Dragoş Grigore
  • D13Júnior Morais
  • M14Mattias Käit
  • M23Alexandru Albu
  • M7Antonio Sefer
  • M80Alexandru Ioniță
  • F70Funsho Bamgboye
  • F45Marko Dugandžić
31 Horațiu Moldovan 19 Razvan Onea 22 Cristian Săpunaru 21 Dragoş Grigore 13 Júnior Morais 14 Mattias Käit 23 Alexandru Albu 7 Antonio Sefer 80 Alexandru Ioniță 70 Funsho Bamgboye 45 Marko Dugandžić

Univ. Craiova

Formation:4-4-2
  • G21Laurenţiu Popescu
  • M23Mihai Căpățînă
  • D26Gjoko Zajkov
  • D15Juraj Badelj
  • D12Basilio Ndong
  • M10Ștefan Baiaram
  • D6Vladimir Screciu
  • M4Alexandru Crețu
  • M9Andrei Ivan
  • F20Jovan Marković
  • M31Alexandru Ișfan
21 Laurenţiu Popescu 23 Mihai Căpățînă 26 Gjoko Zajkov 15 Juraj Badelj 12 Basilio Ndong 10 Ștefan Baiaram 6 Vladimir Screciu 4 Alexandru Crețu 9 Andrei Ivan 20 Jovan Marković 31 Alexandru Ișfan

Match Details

FC Rapid BucurestivsUniv. Craiova
  • 90+5`
    J. Morais
  • 89`
    L. Popescu
  • 85`
    (in) V. Costache(out) F. Bamgboye
  • 75`
    (in) H. Ongenda(out) M. Kait
  • 75`
    (in) S. Panoiu(out) A. Sefer
  • 65`
    2 - 3
    A. CretuAlexandru George
  • 61`
    (in) E. Koljic(out) J. Markovic
  • 61`
    (in) R. Silva(out) B. Ndong
  • 59`
    M. Dugandzic (pen.)
    2 - 2
  • 54`
    (in) K. Luckassen(out) A. Ionita II
  • 52`
    1 - 2
    A. IvanJ. Markovic
  • 51`
    (in) A. Mateiu(out) S. Baiaram
  • 47`
    M. Capatina
  • 43`
    1 - 1
    A. Ivan (pen.)
  • 35`
    M. Dugandzic
  • 33`
    M. Dugandzic (pen.)
    1 - 0
  • 27`
    M. Capatina
  • 20`
    (in) Alexandru George(out) A. Isfan
  • 16`
    S. Baiaram

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