Romania will be looking for three points in order to qualify from the group stage as they take on Albania at Parc Olympique Lyonnas on the final group stage match. Romania started their tournament losing 1–0 against France but ended second game in 1–1 draw against Switzerland.
On the other side, Albania also lost 1–0 against Switzerland, they were better against France in second game but Antoine Griemann and Dimitri Payet strike handed them to be at the bottom of the group.
Romania Vs Albania IST Time and Live Stream
Match: Romania Vs Albania (European Championship, Group stage)
Date: Friday, June 20, 2016; 12:30 am (IST)
Venue: France, Parc Olympique Lyonnais
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Romania Vs Albania Team News
Romania midfielder Mihai Pintilii is carrying a minor knock which means he will be replaced by Ovidiu Hoban in center of midfield, while their other players looks fine.
Lorik Cana is expected to return to starting XI after serving his suspension because of red card he picked in 1–0 defeat against Switzerland. Burim Kukeli will miss out this match as he is suspended after picking two yellow cards in first two games.
Romania: Predicted line up (4–2‑3–1)
Tatarusanu – Rat, Chiriches, Grigore, Sapunaru – Hoban, Prepelita – Chipciu, Stancu, Torje – Andone.
Albania: Predicted line-up (4–3‑3)
Berisha – Agolli, Cana, Mavraj, Hysaj – Xhaka, Kace – Abrashi – Lenjani, Roshi, Sadiku.
Romania Vs Albania Head to Head stats
In the last 9 meeting between these two sides, Romania has dominated with 7 wins while 2 matches have ended in draw. Their last meeting was in friendly 2014 match, where Romania won 1–0. This will be the first time these two sides will face each other at European Championship.
Romania Vs Albania: Prediction
Looking at past records, we can predict that Romania will come out with huge confidence and we expect a similar result. We predict match to win in favor of Romania
Final prediction: Romania 1–0 Albania