Drawn with AS Roma, BSC Young Boys and CSKA Sofia in Group A, they finished third and were eliminated. The 1974–75 season was much like the one before: CFR struggled to avoid relegation, achieving its objectives all the while. In 1936, CFR was relegated to the Divizia C, where the team played for two seasons, finishing second and 4th, respectively. [18] However, Iordănescu was replaced after just three games and Toni Conceição was brought back for his third term as a manager. Several important results concluded a great season, including a 2–0 victory against Rapid București, a 2–2 draw against Sportul Studențesc București, and another draw, 1–1, with Steaua București. Munteanu would have the dual role of player-coach. As a host of new faces prepare themselves for a first taste of UEFA Champions League action this week, UEFA.com recalls some of the competition's most memorable debuts. Dropping down to the Europa League, they made it to the group stage after defeating Scandinavian sides Djurgårdens IF and Kuopion Palloseura. Goal! Burak Yılmaz demorou a marcar na UEFA Champions League, mas o "hat-trick" ao Cluj provou que é preciso contar com ele e com o Galatasaray no Grupo H. Mário Camora lamentou os erros. Golofca si Boli au ratat pentru clujeni, in timp ce pentru croati nu a marcat Gojak. Managed by coach Andrea Mandorlini, CFR Cluj also kept the Romanian Cup and qualified for the UEFA Champions League group stage. En direct Les grands préparent la … Since returning to the top flight in 2004, CFR Cluj has relied increasingly on foreign players for its success. The club's executives signed the team up for the UEFA Intertoto Cup, being CFR's first European adventure. Only six years earlier, CFR was playing in the third tier of the Romanian football league system. With these players and others, CFR entered the first league after a successful season in Divizia B. CFR began the season strongly, holding first place for a while. "He will bring us some power on the flank," said GNK Dinamo Zagreb coach Krunoslav Jurčić after signing right-back Ivo Pinto on a four-year deal from CFR 1907 Cluj. Munteanu's team played the next game at Cluj, against French club Saint-Étienne. [2] On 30 May that year, after finishing the 2016–17 Liga I campaign on the 4th place, CFR Cluj finally got out of insolvency and was again able to participate in European competitions starting with the 2018–19 season. During his tenure, CFR did not do well, and Rădulescu was swiftly brought back. From Chelsea FC woe to a landmark for José Mourinho, milestones for Zlatan Ibrahimović and Cristiano Ronaldo, and all FC Bayern München's feats: UEFA.com goes number-crunching. [16], On 20 May 2018, "the Railwaymen" won 1–0 over defending champions Viitorul Constanța and clinched their fourth Liga I title as they finished one point above FCSB in the table. Also, the Romanian international Dorinel Munteanu came to CFR from Steaua București. In 1911, the team won the newly organized Championship of Transylvania. The third qualifying round draws for the 2014/15 UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League will be streamed live from 12.00CET and 13.00CET on 18 July. Burak Yılmaz took a while to find his feet in the UEFA Champions League but his hat-trick at CFR 1907 Cluj showed that he and Galatasaray AŞ are truly up and running in Group H. CFR 1907 Cluj coach Paulo Sérgio was left to rue "childish mistakes" but is not ruling out qualification after defeat by Galatasaray AŞ, whose Fatih Terim knows tough tasks lie ahead. Entered the play-out with 14 points. CFR 1907 Cluj - SC Braga 3-1Los octavos de final de la UEFA Champions League siguen vivos para el equipo rumano. 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In the spring of 2004, Sunda's team had a nearly perfect run, winning 14 out of 15 games, with only one draw. The only notable achievement of that season was Mihai Adam's third title as Romania's top goal-scorer who, even though he was 33 years old, scored 23 goals. Ajax, Slavia and Club Brugge joined Olympiacos, GNK Dinamo and Crvena zvezda as play-off winners. Additionally, these players have also had a significant number of caps and goals accumulated throughout a certain number of seasons for the club itself as well. CFR Cluj have not featured in the group stage since 2012, while Slavia made their sole appearance 12 years ago. CFR Cluj debutează în grupele Europa League, în această săptămână. At the beginning of CFR's second season in Divizia A, Rădulescu was replaced by Eugen Iordache as head coach. He and the rest of the team would make the 1972–73 season the most successful in CFR's history. Young Boys 2:1 CFR Cluj Assisted by Nicolae Stanciu following a corner. Lionel Messi and Thomas Müller have finished level. Manchester United FC manager Sir Alex Ferguson was left purring over the combination of Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney after victory at CFR 1907 Cluj, who rued costly mistakes. Even so, CFR Cluj found itself again at the bottom of the table before the winter break. Live Il bivio della quarta giornata In the round of 32, CFR was eliminated by Sevilla on the away goals rule after two draws—The Spaniards went on to win the final 3–2 against Inter Milan, on 21 August 2020. ", "Minnows from Transylvania to Cyprus take a bite of the big time", "CFR Cluj a intrat in insolventa, dar a fost penalizata cu 24 de puncte! Deducted six points for failing to comply with licensing requirements. Dany Nounkeu is less than impressed with Galatasaray AŞ's Group H points' haul, but after earning a 1-1 draw in rainy Istanbul CFR 1907 Cluj's Felice Piccolo said: "Why not dream?". Look for the 'Open calendar' button in the upper menu. CFR Cluj have not featured in the group stage since 2012, while Slavia made their sole appearance 12 years ago. Foreign players from Western Europe and South America were transferred. CFR started the 2020-21 Champions League season by beating Maltese side Floriana. Nevertheless, several very talented players were raised, including Cristian Dulca, Attila Piroșka, Cristian Coroian, and Alin Minteuan. One round before the season's end, CFR was in second place, one point behind the Jiul Petroșani in first. CFR Cluj 0, Slavia Prague 1. CFR 1907 Cluj could leapfrog Galatasaray AŞ into second place in Group H if they win at Manchester United FC and the section's other fixture in Braga goes their way. There, CFR were drawn against Lazio, Rennes and again Celtic. Chelsea FC scored six but became the first UEFA Champions League holders to exit at the group stage as Juventus, Celtic FC and Galatasaray AŞ completed the round of 16 lineup. Even though Steaua crushed Gloria Buzau 5–0 in the last matchday, it was not enough to bring the title to Ghencea, since CFR won the derby against Universitatea Cluj and won the title, becoming the first team outside Bucharest to win the title in nearly two decades. CFR's return was dramatic, although inconsistent at times. Final del partido, CFR Cluj 0, CSKA Sofia 0. Points halved after the regular season. It was during this time that CFR played one of its most popular games ever, defeating, Dinamo București at home. Find CFR Cluj vs Dinamo Zagreb result on Yahoo Sports. Falta de Henrique Rafael (CSKA Sofia). Clujenii se impun cu 5–4 la penalty-uri după o finală dramatică, încheiată 2–2 în timpul regulamentar! SC Braga will face a familiar foe in the shape of CFR 1907 Cluj's Portuguese coach Paulo Sérgio when they visit Romania for a Group H fixture they cannot afford to lose. [8] Three days later CFR Cluj completed a league and cup double, beating Unirea Urziceni in the Romanian Cup final. In the next round CFR easily disposed of Zalgiris Vilnius, 2–1 in Lithuania and 5–1 at home. The team finished 11th, avoiding relegation. To celebrate the completion of the stadium, CFR Cluj played a friendly game against Cuba. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Player-coach Dorinel Munteanu scored a goal from a free kick in the 89th minute. In the 2009–10 season, the team won the league title for the second time in its history, exhibiting the heavy investments in the club's infrastructure, management, and squad transfers. The game began well for CFR, as Cristian Coroian scored from a penalty kick, earned by Adrian Anca. Cum comentaţi? Unfortunately, the team lasted only two years in the first league and would not play there again for another 20 years. The second half went less smoothly for CFR; Julien Sablé scored for Saint-Étienne, tying the game at 1–1. [13] After failing to fully remunerate five former club players, the Romanian Football Federation decided to deduct 24 points from CFR, which placed them on the last position in Liga I. Holders Chelsea FC are one of six teams in contention for the remaining three slots in the round of 16 on 4 and 5 December as UEFA.com talks you through the final-day permutations. Veni, Vidi, Vinicius. From 1907 to 1910, the team played in the municipal championship. Floriana to host CFR Cluj in UEFA Champions League first qualifying round Floriana will be hosting CFR Cluj of Romania in the first qualifying round of the UEFA Champions League following the draw which was held in Nyon on Sunday. In 2006–07, with an investment of €30 million, the club upgraded the field with higher quality turf, built a state of the art lighting system, and updated its infrastructure. CFR Cluj has a fierce rivalry with their local opponents Universitatea Cluj. Points halved after the regular season. FC BATE Borisov and group stage debutants Málaga CF will try to maintain their unlikely 100% starts, with both sides taking on more established names on matchday three. They went on to win two regional titles, in 1918–19 and 1919–20. Since the 2012–13 season, CFR Cluj holds the record for most points scored by a … Find CFR Cluj vs Maccabi Tel Aviv result on Yahoo Sports. CFR then finished fifth at the end of the 2005–06 domestic season. A partnership with Portuguese club Benfica was signed. In the 1990s, CFR struggled financially and found itself more than once on the brink of bankruptcy. As a premier, the 2009–2010 CFR Fans' Trophy was awarded to Cristian Panin as voted by supporters and football reviewers. A raft of teams can join the three clubs already through to the last 16 – FC Porto, Málaga CF and Manchester United FC – with victories on matchday five, as UEFA.com explains. CFR 1907 Cluj 3-1 SC BragaRui Pedro's 27-minute hat-trick kept the home side's Group H campaign afloat as an eventful first half ended the Arsenalistas' European season. In the summer of 2004, CFR acquired many new players, including Vasile Jula and Radu Marginean. Their support is less vocal and visible, but they are a consistent part of the active fans. The summer of 2005 brought significant change to CFR Cluj. See how the likes of Sevilla, Basel and Celtic have come unstuck since the play-off round was introduced in 2009. Manchester United FC's two-goal match winner Robin van Persie refused to take the credit after his side's 2-1 success at CFR 1907 Cluj, Gabriel Mureșan pointing to home mistakes. CFR Cluj Romania - Liga I 2020/2021 22.12. Fatih Terim's history against Romanian opposition and Galatasaray AŞ's poor start in Group H do not augur well against CFR 1907 Cluj but the home side are hoping their luck will turn. Politehnica had a 1–0 lead at half-time, but CFR came back with a fine header. The trophy is to be awarded every year by the CFR Cluj fans associations to the player that receives the highest aggregate number of votes online and highest per match rating respectively. Autoproclamé petit club, le CFR 1907 Cluj a de grandes ambitions en UEFA Champions League, comme l'a confié le buteur Rafael Bastos à UEFA.com. [21] They have many fans in Cluj-Napoca, but also in some other parts of the country. Video Floriana - CFR Cluj 0-2. Several, but minor rivalries also developed in the recent period against teams with which CFR contented for the league title. In timpul regulamentar de joc, CFR CFR 1907 Cluj 1-3 Galatasaray AŞBurak Yılmaz bagged a hat-trick as Galatasaray recorded their first European victory of the season and jumped into second place in Group H. Celtic FC recorded a famous win against FC Barcelona on Wednesday night as FC Bayern München racked up six goals and Manchester United FC sealed their place in the last 16. The club consistently finished in second place in that competition between 1911 and 1914, a competition that was interrupted because of World War I. Champions League: Celtic and 'Red … CFR Cluj plays nearly all of its home games at the Dr. Constantin Rădulescu Stadium, which was expanded in 2008 to seat a maximum capacity of 23,500. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. The 1975–76 season marked CFR's relegation and its last season in Divizia A during the 20th century. Between 1934 and 1936, CFR played for two seasons in the Divizia B, ranking sixth in the 1934–35 season and eighth in the 1935–36 season. By the end of the season, however, CFR was again struggling to stay in Divizia A. CFR was tied at half-time after having led with 2–0 in their game against Politehnica Iași.