Romania and Spain face at Arena Naţională, in a match for this stage of the EC Qualification (Qualifying Round). The only recent head‑to‑head between these two teams was played on 27‑03‑2016, and ended in a draw by (0‑0). The home advantage may play an important role in this match , since Romania presents significant differences between home and away results.
Romania VS Spain
05 September 2019 – 19:45
Qualifying Round – Group F – Round 5
05 Sep – 19:45
Who will be the winner?
Analysis of Romania
After 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, the home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 7 points won. In the last match, they have won (0‑4) in an away match against Malta, after in the previous round they have tied (2‑2) in an away match against Norway. This is a team that is often stronger at home, with the help of its supporters, so they usually make good use of the home advantage, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 9 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses at their stadium. Romania has won 7, tied 2 and lost 1 of the last 10 home matches. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 3 of the last 4 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have only turned the score around in 1. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 3 of their 7 goals between minutes (46’‑60′).
Romania’s team have been playing good football and it is on their merits that they are in the qualifying zone. However, there are competitors that are very close to them and this means they can’t stumble. It is true that it will face the leader of the group, but it would be extremely important if it achieved a good result. We know that the defeat is the most logical thing to happen, but surely the Romanians will try to avoid this, after all they have goals to meet. In this match the best players available will be on the field.
Analysis of Spain
The away team is currently in the 1st position, with 12 points won, after 4 wins. In the penultimate round, they have won an away match against Faroe Islands by (1‑4). In the last round, they have won a home match against Sweden by (3‑0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss in away matches, with 38 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 10 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 45 goals scored and 12 conceded. In the last 10 away matches Spain has won 6, tied 3 and lost 1.
In this competition, they have a sequence of 4 wins in the last matches. Their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored at least one goal in each of the last 4 matches for this competition. In 15 matches, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have only turned the score around in 1.
Seeing Spain at the top of their group with slack is not a surprise, after all it is his strongest team. So far it is 100% successful and knows it can stay that way. It is possible that this round will have a little more difficulty, but nothing that can not be overcome with their football. Therefore, we can expect a very qualified performance that creates good game oportunities, after all they come here for the three points. In this match the best players available will be on the field.