Cluj and Rennes face in Stadionul Dr. Constantin Rădulescu, in a match for this phase of the UEFA Europa League (Group Stage). In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 6 points won, after 2 wins and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he lost out against Celtic by (2-0). In the last match, he won out against Rennes by (0-1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 matches he has recorded 4 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 23 suffered; against 10 wins, 2 draws and 3 losses in his stadium, with 29 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last match he played, for League I, he won the Clinceni Clinic at home by (3‑0). In its last 10 home games, Cluj records 7 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 11 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Being in the classification zone makes Cluj very happy, but he knows he can’t be inattentive. So he will try to have a good race in the competition, because he knows that this phase is short. To face the last classified of the group wants a good result and will do everything possible to make that happen. Of course, you must respect the visiting team, but you will use all the necessary means to earn three more points. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.
After 1 draw and 2 losses, the visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 1 point won. In the last match, he lost by (0-1) at home against Cluj, after in the previous match, having lost by (2‑1) away with Lazio. This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a home victory with Toulouse by (3-2). In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Rennes won 2, drew 2 and lost 6. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 games, so there are defensive processes that need improvement. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 47 of their last 54 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. In 15 games, he only got 1 comeback in the 6 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 2 periods that stand out in the last 9 away matches for all competitions: they scored 3 of their 8 goals between minutes (0′-15 ‘) and 3 of their 8 between (46′-60’).
The main objective of Rennes is not to be eliminated early, since that would not be suitable for this team. It happens that he is in a very balanced group and that is why the demand on the team is much greater. At home you will not be able to lose points and away from your domains you will also need to get good results. Therefore, he arrives at this match to achieve a positive result, something fundamental at a time like this, because he needs to react. In this match, the best players available will be on the field.