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The Super League game at Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium on Sunday will see home side Aris FC playing against opponents AEK Athens.
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Aris FC will be hoping to return to winning ways here after a 2-0 Super League loss in their previous game against Panathinaikos.
In that game, Aris FC managed 44% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. On the other side, Panathinaikos got 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Dimitris Kourbelis (41') and Dimitris Kolovetsios (88') scored for Panathinaikos.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that Aris FC haven’t conceded. In fact, Theos tou polemou have seen their defence breached in 6 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 12 goals along the way. That trend won’t necessarily follow through here, however.
Ahead of this meeting, Aris FC have not won against AEK Athens in their last 3 league matches.
AEK Athens come into this clash following on from a 0-2 Super League win to beat PAOK in their most recent match.
In that match, AEK Athens had 47% possession and 7 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For AEK Athens, the goals were scored by Dmytro Chygrynskiy (42') and Marko Livaja (81'). At the other end, PAOK got 5 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Over the course of their last six outings, AEK Athens have amassed a total of 9 goals. Enosis have additionally got on the scoresheet in every single one of those games. Over that period, their defenders have had 6 goals scored by their opponents.
Heading into this fixture, AEK Athens are unbeaten in their previous 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 20/01/2013 shows us that Aris FC have won 1 of these & AEK Athens 2, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
A combined total of 15 goals were scored between them in these games, with 6 of them from Theos tou polemou and 9 netted by Enosis. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Super League match day 3 on 20/06/2020 when the final score was AEK Athens 2-2 Aris FC.
That day, AEK Athens managed 54% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 7 on target. The scorers were Sergio Araujo (63') and Nélson Oliveira (86').
At the other end, Aris FC got 6 shots on goal with 4 on target. Bruno Gama (55') and Nicolás Martínez (76') scored.
The referee was Anastasios Papapetrou.
Team News: Aris FC
Aris FC boss Michael Oenning has zero fitness worries at all coming into this match with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: AEK Athens
Due to a fully healthy squad available to select from, AEK Athens manager Massimo Carrera does not have any fitness worries to report coming into this match.
We believe that Aris FC have the capability to breach the defence of this AEK Athens side, however a single goal is unlikely to be enough to avoid defeat.
Our selection here is for a close game with a 1-2 winning margin for AEK Athens at the end of this one. Expecting it to be very competitive.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium (20,000)
Captain: Georgios Delizisis
Chairman: Theodoros Karipidis
Manager: Michael Oenning
Competitions: Super League position 5
⭐ Key Man: Bruno Gama
Customarily played in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Bruno Gama was born in Vila Verde, Portugal. After making a first senior appearance for SC Braga in the 2003 - 2004 season, the talented Midfielder has bagged 11 league goals in the Super League 2019 - 2020 season so far in a total of 29 appearances.