Sports roundup

sports roundup A look at the latest sporting events

 Romanian driver of Italian extraction Simone Tempestini on Saturday won the Arges Rally Race, the first leg of the National Rally Championship. The team made up of Simone Tempestini and Sergiu Itu on Skoda Fabia was followed by Dan Gîrtofan and Tudor Mârza, also driving a Skoda Fabia.  Third came Valentin Porcişteanu and Dan Dobre on Mitsubishi Lancer. Tempestini and Itu have for the second year in a row won the Arges Rally Race.  

 At the top of Romania's first football league, several sides are fighting for the title of champion whereas others at the bottom of the table are struggling to avoid demotion. On Sunday, Universitatea Craiova secured a 3-2 win away against CFR Cluj.

 Bosnian Elvir Koljic put the visitors in the lead on the 9th minute firing home from outside the box. Valentin Mihaila lobbed CFR's goalie Giderius Arlauskis making it 2-0 for the visitors on 55 minutes. Ciprian Chiriac managed a superb goal for the hosts on the 60th minute and Paulo Vinicius reduced from the difference with a header ten minutes later.

 Alexandru Cicaldau sealed the points for Craiova who have thus managed their third consecutive win with Cristiano Bergodi as trainer. They are now one point less than the leader, CFR Cluj.

On Friday FC Botosani clinched a 2-0 away win against Gaz Metan Medias.

  Dinamo București is currently at the bottom of the table after a new defeat on their own ground in the sixth leg. FC Voluntari secured a 1-0 victory against them through a goal scored by Ion Gheorghe in the 75th minute.

Also on Friday Academica Clinceni outperformed FC Hermannstadt 1-0 on the latter's own turf. On Saturday, in Ploiești, southern Romania, Chindia Târgoviște lost to Politehnica Iași 0-2 but the day's most spectacular game was in Sfântu Gheorghe central Romania, where local side Sepsi and Viitorul Constanța ended their match in a 3-all draw.

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Publicat: 2020-06-29 01:45:00
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