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'U' Cluj's Remarkable Comeback Secures Victory Over Rapid Bucuresti

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Salman Khan
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'U' Cluj's Remarkable Comeback Secures Victory Over Rapid Bucuresti

In an exhilarating display of football, 'U' Cluj clinched a stunning victory against Rapid Bucuresti at the Giulesti Stadium. The match, part of the 17th round of Romania's premier football league, saw the dramatic overturning of Rapid Bucuresti's initial lead, with 'U' Cluj emerging victorious with a final score of 3-2.

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Commanding Start by Rapid Bucuresti

From the onset, Rapid Bucuresti took control of the game. Jayson Papeau struck first at the 14th minute, followed by Alexandru Ionita II who found the back of the net 10 minutes later. However, their early dominance was soon to be challenged by a determined 'U' Cluj.

'U' Cluj's Incredible Comeback

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Despite the initial setback, 'U' Cluj showcased resilience and fight. Daniel Popa narrowed the gap to 2-1 before halftime, setting the stage for an intense second half. Alexandru Chipciu equalized, and then Ianis Stoica, in the 73rd minute, completed the turnaround, taking 'U' Cluj to a hard-fought victory.

A Historic Win for 'U' Cluj

For 'U' Cluj, this was more than just a win. This victory marked their first over Rapid Bucuresti since April 2015, when they won 1-0, thanks to Geoffrey Castillion's goal. Cluj's Mayor, Emil Boc, took to social media to express his pride and support for the team, hailing their "incredible comeback" from a 2-0 deficit.

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