Romania get past Lithuania 2-0 to advance to Quarter Final

In a tense battle on the EuroCup stage, Romania emerged victorious over Lithuania with a hard-fought 2-0 win, booking their ticket to the quarterfinals and leaving Lithuania out of the tournament. R. Andronic’s strike on the 14th minute and R. Burciu’s last-minute heroics sealed the fate of both teams in a match filled with excitement and drama.

The match began with both sides showing determination and hunger for victory, but it was Romania who struck first, with R. Andronic finding the back of the net in the 14th minute, sending the Romanian fans into a frenzy. Despite Lithuania’s efforts to respond, Romania held firm defensively, heading into the halftime break with a one-goal advantage.

As the second half unfolded, Lithuania intensified their attack in search of an equalizer, pushing Romania’s defense to its limits. The match reached a crescendo in the final minutes as tensions rose and both teams fought tooth and nail for control.

Romania’s R. Burciu rose to the occasion, capitalising on a mistake in the dying moments of the match, much to the jubilation of the Romanian faithful. There was no time for Lithuania to respond and Romania held on to claim a hard-earned victory and secure their place in the quarterfinals.

With the win, Romania now eagerly awaits the outcome of the match between hosts Moldova and Italy, knowing they will face the winner in the next round. Meanwhile, Lithuania bows out of the tournament with their heads held high, having displayed grit and determination throughout their campaign.