Cristian Sapunaru

Born: April 5, 1984 (age 33)

Height: 6'1.5" (187cm)

Hometown: Bucharest, Romania
Nationality: Romania Romanian

Position: Defender
Team: Pandurii Targu Jiu (no. 19)
Cristian Sapunaru in action on May 18, 2011
Career History
Senior2008-2012Porto
2012-2013Real Zaragoza
2013-2014Elche
2015-Pandurii Targu Jiu
International2008-Romania
Sports Mole has 22 articles about Cristian Sapunaru. Articles 1 to 22:
Mark Noble of West Ham United celebrates scoring his team's first goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between West Ham United and A.F.C. Bournemouth at the Boleyn Ground on August 22, 2015
Result: West Ham United pegged back late on by Astra Giurgiu
Denis Alibec comes off the bench to earn Astra Giurgiu a 1-1 draw against West Ham United in the first leg of their Europa League playoff tie.
Aug 18, 21:09
Breel Embolo and Vlad Chiriches in action during the Euro 2016 Group A game between Romania and Switzerland on June 15, 2016
Result: Switzerland, Romania share the points in Paris
Admir Mehmedi cancels out a first-half penalty from Bogdan Stancu as Switzerland come from behind to draw with Romania in their Group A clash at Euro 2016.
Jun 15, 18:50
France's forward Dimitri Payet acknowledges the fans after France beat Romania 2-1 in the opening match of the Euro 2016 group A football match between France and Romania at Stade de France, in Saint-Denis, north of Paris, on June 10, 2016
Result: Dimitri Payet stunner rescues late win for France in Euro 2016 opener
Dimitri Payet scores an 89th-minute winner to hand France a 2-1 victory over Romania in the opening match of Euro 2016.
Jun 10, 21:56
Matteo Darmian of Italy in action during the International Friendly match between Italy and Ireland at Craven Cottage on May 31, 2014
Team News: Three changes for Italy against Romania
Manchester United defender Matteo Darmian is among three changes to Antonio Conte's Italy side for the international friendly against Romania in Bologna.
Nov 17, 19:15
Sapunaru of Elche FC celebrates after scoring with his teammate Alberto Rivera during the La Liga match between Levante UD and Elche FC at Ciutat de Valencia on December 13, 2013
Cristian Sapunaru to leave Elche?
A report claims that Elche are keen on selling experienced defender Cristian Sapunaru this summer.
Jul 1, 18:48
Adrian Lopez of Atletico de Madrid competes for the ball with Damian Suarez of Elche FC and his teammate Javier Marquez Moreno during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Elche FC at Vicente Calderon Stadium on April 18, 2014
Result: Atletico Madrid beat Elche to extend La Liga lead
Atletico Madrid beat Elche 2-0 to extend their lead at the top of La Liga to six points.
Apr 18, 21:21
Diego Costa of Atletico de Madrid strikes the ball during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and RCD Espanyol at Vicente Calderon Stadium on March 15, 2014
Half-Time Report: No goals between Atletico Madrid, Elche
Atletico Madrid remain level with Elche following a goalless first half in their La Liga match.
Apr 18, 20:17
Atletico boss Diego Simeone on the touchline against Rayo on August 25, 2013
Live Commentary: Atletico Madrid 2-0 Elche - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the La Liga clash in the Spanish capital as Atletico Madrid beat Elche 2-0.
Apr 18, 19:00
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Result: Yacine Brahimi strike gives Granada win
Yacine Brahimi scores in the second half to give Granada a 1-0 win over Elche in La Liga.
Mar 22, 16:57
Barcelona's Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Elche CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on January 5, 2014
Result: Alexis Sanchez hat-trick downs Elche
Alexis Sanchez hits a hat-trick as Barcelona record a comfortable 4-0 win over Elche at Camp Nou.
Jan 5, 16:55
Sapunaru of Elche FC celebrates after scoring with his teammate Alberto Rivera during the La Liga match between Levante UD and Elche FC at Ciutat de Valencia on December 13, 2013
Result: David Barral brace helps Levante down Elche
Substitute David Barral scores twice as Levante come from behind to beat Elche 2-1 in Valencia and climb above their opponents in the La Liga table.
Dec 13, 21:50
Almeria midfielder Fernando Soriano posing for a club photograph on July 26, 2013
Result: Richmond Boakye helps Elche hold Almeria
Ghana striker Richmond Boakye scores in the fifth minute of stoppage time to help Elche earn a 2-2 draw at Almeria.
Aug 31, 00:14
Balaidos, home of Celta Vigo
Result: Celta Vigo steal late win in relegation battle
Celta Vigo score a 93rd-minute winner to beat Real Zaragoza 2-1, leapfrogging their relegation rivals in the table in the process.
Apr 22, 22:52
Balaidos, home of Celta Vigo
Live Commentary: Celta Vigo 2-1 Real Zaragoza - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the La Liga clash at the Estadio de Balaidos as Celta Vigo record a 2-1 win over Real Zaragoza.
Apr 22, 20:30
Estadio de La Romareda
Result: Two sent off in Real Zaragoza, Espanyol stalemate
Real Zaragoza are held to a frustrating goalless draw by Espanyol, as both teams end the match with 10 men at Estadio de La Romareda.
Jan 26, 20:54
Atletico striker Radamel Falcao scores a goal against Zaragoza on January 13, 2013
Result: Atletico Madrid too good for Real Zaragoza
Goals from Tiago and Radamel Falcao help Atletico Madrid beat Real Zaragoza 2-0 in tonight's La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
Jan 13, 19:49
Radamel Falcao
Half-Time Report: Atletico Madrid in control against Real Zaragoza
Goals from Tiago and Radamel Falcao give Atletico Madrid a 2-0 lead over Real Zaragoza at the break in tonight's La Liga clash at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.
Jan 13, 18:48
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Result: Real Zaragoza earn late Levante win in Copa del Rey
Real Zaragoza secure a late 1-0 win at Levante in the first leg of their Copa del Rey last-16 tie.
Dec 13, 20:51
Barcelona
Preview: Barcelona vs. Real Zaragoza
Sports Mole previews Barcelona's clash with Real Zaragoza at Camp Nou.
Nov 16, 02:24
Estadio de La Romareda
Result: Zaragoza down Sevilla
Goals from Helder Postiga and Cristian Sapunaru see Real Zaragoza defeat Sevilla 2-1 at home in La Liga.
Oct 28, 13:35
Estadio de La Romareda
Live Commentary: Real Zaragoza 2-1 Sevilla - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of today's La Liga clash between Real Zaragoza and Sevilla at La Romareda.
Oct 28, 10:30
Hulk
FC Porto quintet facing jail
Brazilian striker Hulk and four FC Porto teammates face jail terms for assaults on two security guards.
Oct 11, 18:32



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