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worldcup: Romania - North Macedonia Match press kits

European qualifiers - 2021/22 SeasonMatch press kits

RomaniaRomaniaNational Arena Bucharest - BucharestThursday 25 March 2021
20.45CET (21.45 local time)
Group J - Matchday 1
North MacedoniaNorth Macedonia
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
30/03/2005QR (GS)North Macedonia - Romania1-2
SkopjeMaznov 31; Mitea 18, 58
04/09/2004QR (GS)Romania - North Macedonia2-1
CraiovaPancu 14, Mutu 87; Vasoski 74
FIFA World Cup
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
20/08/1997QR (GS)Romania - North Macedonia4-2
BucharestV Moldovan 36 (P), 62 (P), Gâlcă 40, Dumitrescu 65; Dzokic 52, 90
14/12/1996QR (GS)North Macedonia - Romania0-3
SkopjeG. Popescu 36, 45, 90
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
Total
Romania22002200----5401115
North Macedonia20022002----5104511

Last updated 31/03/2021 10:31CET

Squad list Only this chapter

Romania - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-David Lazar08/08/199129Astra - 0000
-Florin Niță03/07/198733Sparta Praha - 0000
-Ionuț Radu28/05/199723Internazionale - 0000
Defenders
-Alin Toşca14/03/199229Gaziantep - 0000
-Vlad Chiricheş14/11/198931Sassuolo - 0000
-Camora10/11/198634CFR Cluj - 0000
-Ionuţ Nedelcearu25/04/199624AEK - 0000
-Andrei Burcă15/04/199327CFR Cluj - 0000
-Vasile Mogos31/10/199228Chievo - 0000
Midfielders
-Eric Bicfalvi05/02/198833Ural - 0000
-Nicolae Stanciu07/05/199327Slavia Praha - 0000
-Alexandru Maxim08/07/199030Gaziantep - 0000
-Răzvan Marin23/05/199624Cagliari - 0000
-Florin Tănase30/12/199426FCSB - 0000
-Alexandru Cicâldău08/07/199723Universitatea Craiova - 0000
-Ianis Hagi22/10/199822Rangers - 0000
-Ovidiu Popescu27/02/199427FCSB - 0000
-Nicusor Bancu18/09/199228Universitatea Craiova - 0000
Forwards
-Claudiu Keșerü02/12/198634Ludogorets - 0000
-George Puşcaş08/04/199624Reading - 0000
-Florinel Coman10/04/199822FCSB - 0000
-Dennis Man26/08/199822Parma - 0000
-Valentin Mihăilă02/02/200021Parma - 0000
Coach
-Mirel Rădoi22/03/198140 - 0000
North Macedonia - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Martin Bogatinov26/04/198634Ethnikos Achnas - 0000
-Stole Dimitrievski25/12/199327Rayo Vallecano - 0000
-Damjan Siskovski18/03/199526Doxa - 0000
Defenders
-Kire Ristevski22/10/199030Újpest - 0000
-Stefan Ristovski12/02/199229Dinamo Zagreb - 0000
-Visar Musliu13/11/199426Fehérvár - 0000
-Egzijan Alioski12/02/199229Leeds - 0000
-Egzon Bejtulai07/01/199427Shkëndija - 0000
Midfielders
-Stefan Spirovski23/08/199030AEK Larnaca - 0000
-Arijan Ademi29/05/199129Dinamo Zagreb - 0000
-Feran Hasani18/06/199030Partizani - 0000
-Boban Nikolov28/07/199426Lecce - 0000
-Enis Bardi02/07/199525Levante - 0000
-Eljif Elmas24/09/199921Napoli - 0000
Forwards
-Goran Pandev27/07/198337Genoa - 0000
-Agim Ibraimi29/08/198832Kukës - 0000
-Krste Velkoski20/02/198833Sarajevo - 0000
-Ilija Nestorovski12/03/199031Udinese - 0000
-Stefan Aškovski24/02/199229Botoşani - 0000
-Daniel Avramovski20/02/199526Kayserispor - 0000
-Aleksandar Trajkovski05/09/199228Mallorca - 0000
-Marjan Radeski10/02/199526Akademija Pandev - 0000
-Vlatko Stojanovski23/04/199723Chambly - 0000
Coach
-Igor Angelovski02/06/197644 - 0000

Last updated 25/03/2021 11:41CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeFabio Verissimo (POR)
  • Assistant refereesLuis Campos (POR) , Bruno Rodrigues (POR)
  • Fourth officialAntonio Emanuel Carvalho Nobre (POR)
  • UEFA DelegatePhilippe Prudhon (FRA)
  • UEFA Referee observerNicola Rizzoli (ITA)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA matches
Fabio Verissimo26/12/1982039

FIFA Wold Cup matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

No such matches refereed

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
26/10/2016U17QRSerbiaNorth Macedonia3-1Russi
28/10/2016U17QRItalyNorth Macedonia0-0Forlì

Last updated 24/03/2021 17:23CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Romania

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Group J - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Armenia0000000
    Germany0000000
    Iceland0000000
    Liechtenstein0000000
    North Macedonia0000000
    Romania0000000
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Romania-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    Romania-Germany
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Armenia-Romania
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    Iceland-Romania
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Romania-Liechtenstein
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    North Macedonia-Romania
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Germany-Romania
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    Romania-Armenia
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Romania-Iceland
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    Liechtenstein-Romania

North Macedonia

  • FIFA World Cup - Qualifying round
    Matchday 1 (25/03/2021)
    Romania-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 2 (28/03/2021)
    North Macedonia-Liechtenstein
  • Matchday 3 (31/03/2021)
    Germany-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 4 (02/09/2021)
    North Macedonia-Armenia
  • Matchday 5 (05/09/2021)
    Iceland-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 6 (08/09/2021)
    North Macedonia-Romania
  • Matchday 7 (08/10/2021)
    Liechtenstein-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 8 (11/10/2021)
    North Macedonia-Germany
  • Matchday 9 (11/11/2021)
    Armenia-North Macedonia
  • Matchday 10 (14/11/2021)
    North Macedonia-Iceland

Last updated 24/03/2021 16:37CET

Legend

Competitions

Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable

Statistics

  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
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