On Monday, in the derby of Liga 1, the Romanian champion defeated Universitatea Craiova, thanks to the goal scored by Andrei Burcă. Three days after the duel in the championship, the two teams meet again, this time in the Romanian Cup 1/16 finals. Coach Dan Petrescu reveals that he will not count on the regular key players for this match, and the chance will be given to the players who played a few minutes this season and some juniors from the second team. On the injury list are Debeljuh (8/1), Omrani (6/2), Alibec (5/2), Graovac (6/0), and Susic (3/0). Universitatea Craiova is a good team especially at home and will give their best to qualify in the 1/8 finals.