Tonight, starting at 21:45, Steaua Bucharest will travel to Basel to meet the local team in a match of the round number four of the group E Champions League.
FC Basel has managed big surprise in the first match of the group, defeating Chelsea 2-1 away. But then the Swiss were defeated at home by Schalke and last game they drew with Steaua National Arena. Thus, the band’s Murat Yakin ranks third in the group with a total of four points. Basel is the leader in the domestic championship, with a lead of three points over second place band. In the last three official matches played, the Swiss drew every time, all parties ending with under 2.5 goals scored. Behrang Safari is injured and will not be used in the confrontation tonight, while Valentin Stocker is uncertain. With his win over Steaua Bucharest, Basel and could secure a place in the European spring.
Steaua had a disastrous start to the competition being defeated Schalke 3-0 away to Chelsea and even at home 4-0. Ghencea band still has a chance of third place, point the tour match with Basel economy is very important in the fight for the position. Steaua ,, “but very well evolve internally, the leaders in the championship and managed to qualify for the quarterfinals of the Romanian Cup. Laurentiu Reghecampf passed in the last match of the 4-2-3-1 system at 4 -3 to 3, being contested for by this some characters ,, “in Romanian football. Ionut Neagu is injured and did not travel to Basel, while no or Iancu Cristea were called by Steaua coach for today’s game. Michael Pintilii recovered after the injury, but his presence in the game today is questionable.