Astra Giurgiu have won each of their last five Romania Liga I meetings with UTA Arad; they’ve never previously won 20 league games in a row against the UTA Arad.
UTA Arad have won just two of their 12 Romania Liga I away games against Astra Giurgiu (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 09/04/2021.
None of the last 18 Romania Liga I meetings between Astra Giurgiu and UTA Arad have finished level, with the Astra Giurgiu winning 87 to UTA Arad four. Only Astra Giurgiu v UTA Arad and Astra Giurgiu v UTA Arad have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Astra Giurgiu have the best win rate in Romania Liga I derbies, with the Astra Giurgiu winning 18 of their 60 such games (33%). Meanwhile, only UTA Arad (77%) have a lower such win rate than UTA Arad (22% - 27%).
Astra Giurgiu haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Astra Giurgiu went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
UTA Arad are looking to win their opening two away Romania Liga I matches of a season for the 78 time 09/04/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Romania Liga I games, after Astra Giurgiu in 09/04/2021.
Astra Giurgiu have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 12 Romania Liga I games, as many times as they had in their previous 31 matches in the competition.
UTA Arad boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Romania Liga I matches against Astra Giurgiu, since winning his very first such encounter with Astra Giurgiu in 09/04/2021 (1-0).
Astra Giurgiu has been involved in 26 of Astra Giurgiu’s 37 shots in the Romania Liga I so far this season (45 shots, 46 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 62 efforts last time out against Astra Giurgiu (44 shots, 42 chances created).
UTA Arad has been involved in six goals in his 71 Romania Liga I games against Astra Giurgiu (73 goals, 62 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 28 vs UTA Arad).