- News and Current Affairs
- Features and Reports
- Useful information
- Our Shows
- ON DEMAND
The domestic League One football championship, as of this year labelled The Super League, has been recently resumed. After the first games, top of the table is the newly-promoted FC Hermannstadt, thanks to a most consistent 3-nil win against CS Mioveni. Otherwise, the debut round has not come up with big surprises. However, the most unexpected result was provided by the National Arena match, where FCSB have been held by another newly-promoted team, Universitatea Cluj, to a 1-all draw. Guest team Universitatea was the first ones to score. Matches counting towards the next round will be played from Friday and all through to Monday, while the round's headline-hitting game is the all-time derby pitting Rapid Bucharest against FCSB.
The refereeing video assistance system, VAR, has been implemented in the Romanian Super League as a novelty for Romanian football. In the first round, the system was frequently used, which triggered a lot of controversies as the VAR cabin referees did not give their feedback on certain phases of play which the main referee may have found hard to notice on the pitch.
Four Romanian football teams prove their mettle in the European Conference League's second preliminary round. In an away fixture, FCSB takes on Georgian opponents Saburtalo, in Gori. If they advance to the third round, FCSB play Vikingur, of the Faeroe Islands or Slovakia's Dunajska Streda. Having been eliminated from the Champions League preliminaries, CFR Cluj plays a home game against Inter d'Escaldes of Andorra. If they make headway into the competition, CFR Cluj will face Belarus team Shakhtar Soligorsk, On Thursday, Romanian Cup winners Sepsi Sfantu Gheorghe play a home game against Slovenia's Olimpija Ljubljana. If they advance to the competition's third round, Sepsi may play Rijeka of Croatia, or Swedish team Djurgaardens. In Shkoder, Albania, Universitatea Craiova faces Vllaznia, and if they advance to the next round, Universitatea will take on Ukrainian side Zarya Lugansk. (EN)
Copyright © . All rights reserved