We use cookies - they help us provide you with a better online experience.
By using our website you accept that we may store and access cookies on your device.

previous 4/10 next 6/10 
The weather was pretty good, and a crowd of 60875 had shown up at Steaua Barcanesti for the match. was the appointed referee with assistance provided by Shimi Karpel and . Steaua decided to use a 3-5-2 set up. Lineup: Fraggakos - Stafford, Glud, Navarro - Calero, Girard, Cristea, Helttunen, Chantepie - Van Maldeghem, Alppi.

A 4-4-2 alignment was the formation of choice for Dragonul. Starters: Vīriņš - Suoanttila, van Duinen, Ugalde, Postelnicu - Corvelle, Uribe, Sayıner, Gãman - McGovern, Pollart.

The wings were the focus of most of Steaua's attacks on this day, taking advantage of their utopian level with that tactic. For their match strategy, Dragonul had decided to use their magical ability to counter-attack whenever possible. With 5 minutes having been played, his teammates looked on in disbelief as Costin Cristea thoughtlessly misplayed the ball, setting up Dragonul's David Pollart for an easy goal. 0 - 1. Steaua were determined to attack on the wing and their central attempts were constantly abandoned in favour of the wings. Valmir Navarro charged down the left and had a wonderful opportunity to score the equaliser for Steaua, but the shot went well wide of the goal. After 34 minutes, the defensive line of Dragonul created a counterattack through the middle that gave Sinesio Corvelle a good look at the goal, but his shot glanced harmlessly off the crossbar. We may never know what Costin Cristea was thinking when he tried to pass the ball through a crowd of opponents. Luckily for him, Dragonul's Sinesio Corvelle somehow missed the wide open net. Attacking on the wings was the choice for Steaua, and they were successfully passing the ball from the middle to the wings to attack. Costin Cristea was just a finger's breadth away from an equaliser for Steaua with a strike from the left, but Georgs Vīriņš managed to ward the shot off for a corner. The home keeper was stunned 38 minutes into the match when he misjudged the free kick by Cezmi Sayıner and dived in the wrong direction. The visitors increased the lead to 0 - 2. By now, the players in Dragonul felt that victory was guaranteed and began to play it safe, focusing on defence and not risking too much going forward. The teams went for the halftime break at 0 - 2. Steaua claimed to have seen most of the ball, and the statistics agreed with them - possession being 66 percent.

The Steaua players listened closely to their manager, as he gave new tactical instructions for the team. 50 minutes in, Dragonul's Sinesio Corvelle received a yellow card for going into a challenge studs first. 52 minutes into the match, Dragonul's David Pollart demonstrated his famed speed as he raced past his marker and passed the ball to Maximilian McGovern who chipped it in for 0 - 3. Although the whole team were struggling to impress, Steaua's Sylvain Girard was singled out as being the problem as he was called off the pitch after 57 minutes. Saidibakas Chyntemirov was given a chance to change things around. Allan Stafford fired a shot from distance after 60 minutes, but the long shot couldn't find the net for Steaua. After 65 minutes, a mistake by the home side's left defence allowed Urki Uribe to get through. He outclassed the home side's keeper, adding another goal for the visitors. 0 - 4. Augustin Gãman wanted to play on, but the Dragonul coach had other ideas, and he was replaced 75 minutes into the game by Matvey Blokhin. A counterattack by Dragonul after 80 minutes could have resulted in a goal, but Henri Suoanttila, coming in on the left, couldn't get the shot off. Dragonul came close to extending their lead as Maximilian McGovern delivered a low effort on goal from the right after 81 minutes, but the angle was too narrow and the shot went harmlessly into the side netting. Steaua enjoyed most of the ball, as they maintained 66 percent of possession.

Steaua's top performer was clearly Guy Van Maldeghem. However, Edixon Calero made a disastrous appearance. The most dominating Dragonul player was without a doubt Maximilian McGovern. Henri Suoanttila on the other hand, had a terrible day. The match ends 0 - 4.

Rating details

Midfield brilliant (high) passable (very low) 43 21 11/20 6/20
Right defence extra-terrestrial (very low) extra-terrestrial (very high) 61 64 16/20 16/20
Central defence magnificent (high) extra-terrestrial (very low) 47 61 12/20 16/20
Left defence supernatural (very high) titanic (very high) 56 60 14/20 15/20
Right attack inadequate (very high) world class (low) 20 50 5/20 13/20
Central attack brilliant (very low) formidable (very high) 41 36 11/20 9/20
Left attack extra-terrestrial (very low) weak (low) 61 14 16/20 4/20
Indirect set pieces
Defence outstanding (high) outstanding (very high) 39 40 10/20 10/20
Attack excellent (very high) excellent (high) 32 31 8/20 8/20
Team attitude (Hidden) (Hidden)
Tactic Attack on wings Counter-attacks
Tactic skill utopian magical 19 18 19/20 18/20


0 - 1  David Pollart 5'
0 - 2  Cezmi Sayıner 38'
0 - 3  Maximilian McGovern 52'
0 - 4  Urki Uribe 65'
1 booking accumulated Sinesio Corvelle 50'
Behaviour Nicki Glud
Normal  To  Offensive
Substitution Out  Sylvain Girard
In  Saidibakas Chyntemirov
Substitution Out  Augustin Gãman
In  Matvey Blokhin



Chance distribution

Home Away
8 9

2 Left attack 1
0 Central attack 2
4 Right attack 2
1 Other 1
1 Special events 3
Detailed match analysis is not available for matches more than two seasons old.

Rating details

Please note that the percentages above are meant to guide you, but they do not equate to the exact probabilities (to score for example) used in the match engine.

Indirect set pieces

Defence outstanding (high) outstanding (very high) 39 40 10/20 10/20
Attack excellent (very high) excellent (high) 32 31 8/20 8/20


Team attitude (Hidden) (Hidden)
Tactic Attack on wings Counter-attacks
Tactic skill utopian magical 19 18 19/20 18/20

Average ratings

Total player experience brilliant (very high) formidable (high) 44 35 11/20 9/20
Average midfield brilliant (high) passable (very low) 43 21 11/20 6/20
Average defence supernatural (high) extra-terrestrial (low) 55 62 14/20 16/20
Average attack brilliant (very low) formidable (low) 41 34 11/20 9/20
Total average magnificent (low) outstanding (high) 46 39 12/20 10/20


Rate this page
Server 096