Steaua vs Villarreal (Pick, Prediction, Preview)

Steaua vs Villarreal

Steaua Bucharest

Steaua Bucharest won the match played in Ploiesti FC Volunteers, 3-2 (Peter Ivanovich 25, 59 Balan Adrian – Adrian Popa 28, Fernando Boldrin 51P, Marko Momčilović 85). It was a lucky victory, because “red-blue” have played poorly. They remained in first place in the standings, after 10 rounds with an advantage of three points against ranked second, CS Universitatea Craiova. For now, everything is OK in the championship despite defeat with victory CFR Cluj and tormented by his ilfovenii Flocea. Instead, European Cups, FCSB goes. Once you have eliminated the Czechs from Sparta Prague (1-1 and 2-0) in the Champions League Third Qualifying round, Steaua have left the competition in the play-off, being taken out of Manchester City (0-5 and 0- 1). In Group L of the Europa League, the team coached by Lawrence Reghecampf started with a defeat, 0-2 at FK Osmanlıspor Ankara. After they left Stanciu and Hamrouni team does not have a class player, so it hardly cope with in the Ligue 1, even if it’s leader, and became ciuca beat in Europe. With “citizens” it was logical to be beaten Steaua clear difference in value is huge, but the Turks, who are not Beşiktaş, Galatasaray and Fenerbahçe was a big disappointment. Will follow a match “National Arena” with Villarreal CF, the main favorite of the group, the star would have a chance, given that the opponent will not use standard team. If they lose and Spanish, will be very difficult for the Romanian to hope to qualify, especially because Osmanlıspor could do it 6 points after the game with FC Zürich.

Gabriel Enache was removed referee Tobias Welz 45 + 2 minutes into the match at Ankara Osmanlıspor and not play with Villarreal, being suspended one stage.

Compared to the first game back after an injury Osmanlıspor left defender Marko Momčilović. The Serb played in the last two stages of the championship, 69 minutes CFR Cluj (1-2), where it has replaced Adnan Aganovic and played the entire CF Volunteers (3-2), who scored the winning goal.

Adnan Aganovic midfielder suffered a double fracture of the jaw in last week’s match against CFR Cluj. Croat was operated at the Hospital Clinic of Oral-Maxillofacial Chirurie in Bucharest and will return to the field in early November.

All because of medical problems will be missing buckle Lucian Filip, who is recovering from ligament rupture suffering and Michael Pintilii, who underwent surgery for tendon avulsion of the rectus femoris of the right hand.

Sebastian will miss Chitoşcă, Rares Enceanu Vlad Mihalcea Sorrel Junior Dan, Theodore and Dennis Bota Man (not included in the list of UEFA).

Star striker it acquired Astra Giurgiu band, Denis Alibec (25), in exchange for 1.5 million euros.

Gigi Becali announced he wants to transfer to Steaua on May Morais Júnior (left defender, Astra Giurgiu), Alexander Mateiu (lock, CS Universitatea Craiova) and Harlem-Eddy Gnohéré (striker Dynamo).

According transfermarkt, Steaua squad is valued at 22.50 mill. million
Steaua has 3 consecutive defeats in the European Cups
“Steaua” did not score a single goal in “double” with Manchester City and FK Osmanlıspor
Reghecampf’s team collected four goals in his last two matches in Ligue 1

Lawrence Reghecampf ‘favorite encounter group that has a very good in the domestic championship, have won the first match in the Europa League. For us it is a very difficult game and I hope not to bother specialists in studios. It is an important match for us and for our fans, how many are so few. We have some problems, especially health problems and are players who will not play tomorrow night. Those who enter the field should have a good yield and show maturity “. (

Gigi Becali: “We are interested and match with Villarreal, but it’s hard to beat them. Now who knows, if I can have a chance reserves. It’s hard with them, are a very good team. ” (

Balance Star this season:
Champions League: Sparta Prague 1-1 and 2-0, 0-5 and 0-1 with Manchester City
Europa League: 0-2 with FK Osmanlıspor
Ligue 1: FC Future 3-1, 1-0 Concordia Chiajna 2-0 with FC Botosani, 1-1 with Dinamo Bucharest, 1-0 Pandurii Targu-Jiu, CSM Politehnica Iasi 1-1, 1- 0 Astra Giurgiu 1-0 with ACS Poli Timişoara, CFR Cluj 1-2 and 3-2 with FC Volunteers
League Cup: 2-1 after extra time in the final with Concordia Chiajna (was played later thanks to Euro 2016) and 2-0 with FC Botosani and qualification to the semifinals

► Next opponent: CS Universitatea Craiova (home)

Villarreal CF

After the draw with Real Madrid (1-1), Villarreal CF defeated at home on CA Osasuna 3-1 in Pamplona. After 6 rounds in the Primera División, the team coached by Fran Escribá is undefeated, with 3 wins and 3 draws. “El Submarino Amarillo” is in 4th place in the standings, two points of leader Real Madrid. In the championship all goes well, also in the Europa League, where the Spaniards played at “Estadio El Madrigal” with FC Zürich, winning 2-1. Villarreal will play on Thursday in Bucharest against Steaua, an important game, because if successful would be 6 points and would solve largely qualification in a group that can only Osmanlıspor FK could to stop putting problems. VCF has a lot more valuable than the Star and in the worst case would end in a draw with Steaua team that has eliminated it in the 2004-2005 season of the UEFA Cup in sixteenths.

The coach Fran Escribá seems decided in the match in Bucharest to use several players who had the status of holders in this start to the season, and Alfred N’Diaye, Daniele Bonera, Cédric Bakambu Rafael Santos Borre. Brazilian Alexandre Pato and Italian Nicola Sansone will be spared. Guests left him home Roberto Soldado, who is injured.

Villarreal is unbeaten in the Primera División, along with Real Madrid and Atlético Madrid
The Spaniards failed to qualify in the Champions League, being eliminated by AS Monaco (1-2 and 0-1)
Escribá Fran’s team received four goals in his last four official matches (one match)
“El Submarino Amarillo” has reached the semifinals of the Europa League last season (1-0 and 0-3 with FC Liverpool)
According transfermarkt, Villarreal CF squad is valued at 166.20 million

Jonathan dos Santos: “It’s an important match and a win would have an important impact in this group, but go motivated and eager to continue our series better. Steaua needs points and plays at home. But our team is on track and we are confident. Perhaps we need to improve some details and we will. But we are in a good moment and we want to confirm. Coach likes to have possession of the ball better, I think we have the right players for that. Our game is maybe slower, but the idea is to threaten gate “. (

► Next opponent: RCD Espanyol Barcelona (away)

All-time matches in European Cups:
UEFA Cup 2004-2005 season, 1/16:
Steaua Bucharest – Villarreal CF 0-0
Villarreal CF – Steaua Bucharest 2-0 (José María Romero 6 Juan Riquelme 62p)

► probable teams Steaua Bucharest – Villarreal CF:

► Star: Fl. Nita – Jakoliš, Tamas, Tosca, Momcilović – Moke, Bourceanu – Ad. Popa, Boldrin, De Amorim – Fl. Tanase
Reserves: Stăncioiu, Mitrea, Muniru, V. Achim, Ov. Popescu, Tudor Golubović

► Villarreal Andrés Fernández – Rukavina, Álvaro González, Bonera, José Ángel – Dos Santos, N’Diaye, Bruno Soriano Cheryshev – Borre Bakambu