Romanian champions FC Unirea Urziceni are something of an unknown quantity for Liverpool FC, their opponents in the UEFA Europa League round of 32, but their new coach Roni Levy has crossed swords with the Reds before.

Levy has been to Anfield before with his former club Maccabi Haifa FC. They travelled to Liverpool for a 2006/07 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg, taking the lead but succumbing 2-1 with Mark González scoring the 87th-minute winner.

edged through 3-2 on aggregate.

While Unirea have never faced English opposition, this will be the tenth time Liverpool have met a Romanian team. Ominously for the visitors, Liverpool have lost just one of their nine games against sides from Romania in UEFA’s club competitions – a 3-1 defeat at FC Petrolul Ploiesti in the 1966/67 European Champion Clubs’ Cup first round.

Their overall record reads W6 D2 L1 (W3 D1 L0 at home with no goals conceded).

With Liverpool FC at home for the first-leg have the Reds at 1/3 to gain an advantage at Anfield, while have FC Unirea Urziceni at 10/1 for a surprise away victory with opted for a draw at 7/2.

Holland international striker Dirk Kuyt, who has scored 10 goals for the Reds in all competitions this season, is 10/3 with to open the scoring, while Unirea Urziceni striker Marius Bilasco is 12/1 with to stun the Anfield crowd with the opening goal of the game.

Form and experience show that Liverpool should have too much for their Romanian opponents and have the Reds at 5/1 to record a 2-0 victory, while have Unirea Urziceni at 22/1 to come away from Merseyside with a 1-0 triumph.

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Liverpool FC v FC Unirea Urziceni tips

Romanian champions FC Unirea Urziceni are something of an unknown quantity for Liverpool FC, their opponents in the UEFA Europa League round of 32, but their new coach Roni Levy has crossed swords with the Reds before.

Levy has been to Anfield before with his former club Maccabi Haifa FC. They travelled to Liverpool for a 2006/07 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round first leg, taking the lead but succumbing 2-1 with Mark González scoring the 87th-minute winner.

edged through 3-2 on aggregate.

While Unirea have never faced English opposition, this will be the tenth time Liverpool have met a Romanian team. Ominously for the visitors, Liverpool have lost just one of their nine games against sides from Romania in UEFA’s club competitions – a 3-1 defeat at FC Petrolul Ploiesti in the 1966/67 European Champion Clubs’ Cup first round.

Their overall record reads W6 D2 L1 (W3 D1 L0 at home with no goals conceded).

With Liverpool FC at home for the first-leg have the Reds at 1/3 to gain an advantage at Anfield, while have FC Unirea Urziceni at 10/1 for a surprise away victory with opted for a draw at 7/2.

Holland international striker Dirk Kuyt, who has scored 10 goals for the Reds in all competitions this season, is 10/3 with to open the scoring, while Unirea Urziceni striker Marius Bilasco is 12/1 with to stun the Anfield crowd with the opening goal of the game.

Form and experience show that Liverpool should have too much for their Romanian opponents and have the Reds at 5/1 to record a 2-0 victory, while have Unirea Urziceni at 22/1 to come away from Merseyside with a 1-0 triumph.

Read the article on OddsPreview.com

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