FCSB faced off against Petrolul Ploiesti in the Romanian Superliga.
Despite taking an early lead, FCSB was unable to secure all three points as Petrolul fought back valiantly.
FCSB started the game on the forefront, taking the lead in the second minute through a goal from Damjan Dokovič.
The home team doubled their advantage four minutes after the break, with Alexandru Băluță finding the back of the net.
However, Petrolul Ploiesti mounted a comeback, pulling one goal back in the 70th minute.
The turning point came in stoppage time when FCSB defender Siyabonga Ngezana conceded a late penalty.
Petrolul’s Gicu Grozav stepped up and converted from the spot-kick, ensuring that the match ended in a 2-2 draw.
Siyabonga Ngezana’s Role
Ngezana’s foul on Petrolul’s Jair led to the crucial penalty that denied FCSB victory.
This was Ngezana’s ninth appearance across all competitions for FCSB this season.
Despite dropping points, FCSB remains at the top of the Romanian Superliga standings.
With 31 points after 14 games, they hold a four-point lead over second-placed CFR Cluj, who have played one game less.