Romania vs Georgia:
Date: Friday, 3 June 2016;
Kick-off: 19:00 GMT,
Venue: Arena Naţionala(Bucharest).
Romania look to end their three match win-less run when they host Georgia for a friendly at the Arena Nationala in Bucharest on Friday evening.
The 18 match unbeaten run of Romania was put to an end as Ukraine hold nerves in the 4-3 win on Sunday. Anghel Iordanescu’s side was drawing majority of their games as they had drawn 7 of their last 10. There are also without a win in their last three and the final warm up match against Georgia will be their last chance to gain some confidence ahead of the big showdown in France.
Georgia haven’t won in their last five games, but drawn twice and are left with just two wins in their last eleven games. They had a dismal European qualifying campaign and finished fifth out of six teams in their group. They had mount an upset against Scotland on September 2015 during the qualifying stages.
Romania: Predicted Line-up (4-4-2)
Tataruşanu – Rat, Chiriches, Grigore, Matel – Hoban, Pintili – Torje, Sanmartean, Stancu – Keseru.
Georgia: Predicted Line-up (4-4-1-1)
Revishvili – Novalovski, Kvirkvelia, Kashia, Kakabadze – Kazaishvili, Kobakhidze, Kvekveskiri, Kenia – Okriashvili – Kvilitaia.
Romania vs Georgia: Head to Head Stats
Romania are unbeaten in the six matches played against Georgia so far, with 5 wins and 1 draw.
Five of these matches were played in Romania and their home record reads 4 wins, 1 draw.
Romania vs Georgia: Prediction
Romania are desperate for a win here and they are expected to fare well against Georgia. However, their defence looked out of order in the defeat against Ukraine on last Sunday. Georgia are a side who are dangerous on the counter attacks and they could be backed to score at least a goal against Romania on Friday.
Score Prediction: Romania 2-1 Georgia.
Best bet: Romania to win (odds 1.44)
Risky Bet: Handicap Romania [-1] (odds 2.37)
*All Odds from Ladbrokes at the time of composing this article.
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