Matches against CFR Cluj
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|Nickname|| The Railwaymen|
|Ground|| Dr. Constantin Rădulescu,|
CFR Cluj is a Romanian professional football club from the city of Cluj-Napoca in the historical province of Transylvania. The club had spent most of their existence in the lower divisions, except for a spell in Divizia A in the 1970s, until they received significant financial backing from Árpád Pászkány in 2002. CFR Cluj returned to the top flight in 2004 and the following season took in their first UEFA competition, the Intertoto Cup, finishing as runners-up. In 2007–08, CFR Cluj were champions of Liga I for the first time in their history, taking the title away from teams from the city of Bucharest for the first time in 17 years, qualifying for the UEFA Champions League group stages in the process, six years after having been in the third tier of Romanian league football.
The club would face Chelsea in their debut season in Europe's premier club competition, earning a creditable 0-0 draw at home before travelling to Stamford Bridge for the final group stage match with Chelsea needing a win to progress. Cluj gave the home fans a scare by equalising in the second half, before Didier Drogba scored the winner for Chelsea.