Liviu Antal

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Liviu Antal
Antal in may 2010.jpg
Antal playing for Oțelul Galați in 2010
Personal information
Full name Liviu Ion Antal
Date of birth (1989-06-02) 2 June 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Șimleu Silvaniei, Romania
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Winger
Club information
Current team
CFR Cluj
Number 18
Youth career
2000–2007 LPS "Bihorul" Oradea
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2008 Concordia Chiajna 21 (2)
2008–2009 Târgu Mureș 26 (6)
2009–2012 Oțelul Galați 83 (16)
2012–2014 Vaslui 63 (20)
2014–2015 Gençlerbirliği 9 (1)
2015 Beitar Jerusalem (loan) 14 (3)
2015–2017 Hapoel Tel Aviv 16 (2)
2016–2017 Pandurii Târgu Jiu (loan) 24 (6)
2017– CFR Cluj 0 (0)
National team
2009–2010 Romania U21 2 (0)
2011– Romania 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 February 2017.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 June 2011

Liviu Antal (born 2 June 1989 in Șimleu Silvaniei) is a Romanian footballer who plays as a winger for CFR Cluj. He is best known for his speed, agility and volley shots. Antal was the top scorer of the 2013–14 Liga I season, with 15 goals scored for Vaslui.[1]

Career[edit]

Oțelul Galați[edit]

He was a very important player for Oțelul Galați helping the team win their first title in the 2010–11 season. He then played in the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League season against teams like Manchester United, S.L. Benfica or FC Basel.

Vaslui[edit]

On 14 June 2012, Antal signed a 4-year deal with FC Vaslui. He scored his first goal for FC Vaslui on 1 August 2012 in a 1–1 draw against Fenerbahce in the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round.

Gençlerbirliği[edit]

In July 2014, Antal started his first experience abroad. After FC Vaslui declared bankruptcy, Antal became a free agent and signed a contract with the Turkish side Gençlerbirliği. He made his debut for the club coming on as a 67' substitute on 13 September 2014. He scored his first goal for the club on 25 October 2014 against Fenerbahce.[2]

Beitar Jerusalem[edit]

On 1 February 2015, Antal signed a 1-year deal with Beitar Jerusalem F.C.. Antal made his debut for the club that same week in an away game at Hapoel Haifa, scoring Beitar's second goal from a penalty as Beitar went on to win 4–3.

Statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup Europe Other Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Concordia Chiajna 2007–08 21 2 2 0 23 2
Total 21 2 2 0 23 2
FCM Târgu Mureş 2008–09 26 6 3 0 29 6
Total 26 6 3 0 29 6
Oțelul Galați 2009–10 25 5 1 0 26 5
2010–11 28 7 1 0 29 7
2011–12 30 4 3 2 6 1 1 0 40 7
Total 83 16 5 2 6 1 1 0 95 19
Vaslui 2012–13 31 5 1 0 4 1 36 6
2013–14 32 15 2 1 34 16
Total 63 20 3 1 4 1 70 22
Gençlerbirliği 2014–15 9 1 5 3 14 4
Total 9 1 5 3 14 4
Hapoel Tel Aviv 2015–16 16 2 1 0 16 2
Total 16 2 1 0 16 2
Pandurii Târgu Jiu 2015–16 11 3 11 3
Total 11 3 11 3
Career total 229 50 19 6 10 2 1 0 259 58

Statistics accurate as of match played 1 May 2016

International career[edit]

Antal made his debut for the Romanian national team at the age of 22 in 2011 in a friendly game against Paraguay.

Career honours[edit]

Oțelul Galați[edit]

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

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