Steaua played abysmally for 80 minutes in its away game against Sportul Studentesc but bagged all three points thanks to the goals scored by Brazil’s Maicon, score 2-1. After falling one goal down (Irimia, 65th minute), the red-and-blue jerseys came back thanks to Maicon who scored a double (80th and 86th minutes). The result leaves Steaua seven points behind the top position and keeps its title hopes alive. Otelul and Dinamo met in a tense game in Galati. Otelul had a 3-1 lead in the 85th minute but the end was a veritable thriller for the home side: Dinamo scored twice in just four minutes, final score 3-3. In another game, Unirea Urziceni defeated Gloria Bistrita at home, score 2-1 (1-0 at half time).