Oţelul Galaţi increased Farul 's relegation concerns with a 2-0 defeat. Laurenţiu Iorga broke the deadlock for Galaţi a minute past the hour mark as he split Constanţa's defenders and drove the ball in off the far left post. John Ibeh added an insurance goal with fourteen minutes remaining as he drove the ball to the left corner from the edge of the area.
On Saturday Oţelul Galaţi face a difficult task as they travel to face defending champions CFR Cluj. Farul Constanţa is equally troublesome as they welcome a super-charged Dinamo Bucureşti who are coming 5-0 devouring of Gloria Bistriţa.