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SEPS passed, provisionally, the first place of the play-out, after a crazy match with UTA, decided in the last phase. Bălașa brought the three points, in a game with two bars and two possible penalties.
Sepsis – UTA 1-0. The hosts had two bars and demanded two penalties
UTA started the match more calmly and had two chances, by Cardoso and Otele, while the Covasna team gave the cue by Bălașa and Shlyakov, after which they had two bars in two minutes, by Ștefănescu and Tudorie.
At the end of the first half, UTA had a great chance, but the goalkeeper had a superb reflex on Miculescu’s shot.
Sepsis – UTA 1-0. Bălașa scored in the final phase
The second half belonged entirely to Sepsi. First, Iacob spectacularly rejected Păun’s shot and Bălașa sent his header beyond the goal. Mitrea was also unlucky, then the ball sent by the same Bălașa was removed from the goal line.
A controversial moment came when Sepsi demanded a penalty in the 77th minute, after Batha stepped on Păun. In the end, Bălașa missed a huge opportunity and then Bergodi’s group wasted another great chance.
In extra time, Sepsi demanded another penalty, and within seconds Bălașa’s bad luck was broken, bringing the victory to the final stage. After this success, Sepsi collected 4 victories and a draw in play-out.
VIDEO with the summary of the match Sepsi – UTA 1-0:
St. George’s sepsis and UTA Arad meet NOW, live at Digi Sports 1in the fifth round of the play-outs League 1.
The group prepared by Cristiano Bergodi she is undefeated in the playoffs and has three wins and one draw in all four games. Sepsi is in 9th place in the standings, with 30 points accumulated, but he can move up to the top position in the standings, at least for now, if successful in today’s game.
Covasna can be overtaken by the current leader, Rapid, who will play against Gaz Metan Mediaș on Monday.
“Old Lady” needs a victory to stay in the race for the top spots in the play-out. Sepsis – UTA Arad, live video, 15:00, Digi Sport 1
Arad has two wins and two losses since the start of the play-offs and is 10th in the standings with 26 points. If successful against Sepsi, UTA would be close to FC Botoșani by three points, occupying the last position that secures the play-off in order to participate in the Conference League.
Ionuț Badea’s team arrive after a defeat on their own ground, score 0-2against those of Rapid Bucharest.