Romania's national football team on Tuesday
grabbed its first win in the 2020 European Championship preliminaries. In a match
played in Cluj, our team defeated the Faeroe Islands, 4-1. The goals for Romania
were scored by Ciprian Deac on minute 26, Claudiu Keseru on minutes 29 and 32,
and George Puscas on minute 63. The goal for the visiting side was scored by
Viljormur Davidsen on minute 40 from penalty kick.
Also on Tuesday, in the other Group F fixtures,
Norway drew 3-all against Sweden on home turf, while Spain defeated Malta 2-nil
at home. Romania will next play Norway away from home on June 7.
Romania will host four matches counting towards
the 2020 European Championship, all on National Arena stadium in Bucharest. The
first three games will be in main Group C, and the fourth will be a round of 16
game. The matches will be played on June 14, 18, 22 and 29, 2020. If Romania
qualifies, our team will play at least two of its matches in Bucharest.
In other news from football, Romanian
midfielder Razvan Marin, currently playing for Standard Liege in Belgium, could
be transferred by Ajax Amsterdam in the Netherlands, according to the Dutch and
Belgian press. Ajax wants Marin to replace the outgoing Frenkie De Jong, who
was signed by FC Barcelona and will leave at the end of the season, De
Telegraaf writes. It seems Ajax has reached an agreement with Standard for a
12-million-euro fee for a five-year contract. Razvan Marin played 37 games for
Standard this season, scoring five goals. The team from Belgium transferred
Marin in 2017 from Viitorul Constanta.