Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Aris FC will do battle with away team AEK Athens at Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium in the Super League game on Sunday.
Full predictions, pre-match stats and user poll for Aris FC v AEK Athens are shown on this page - plus the latest betting odds.
Aris FC are hoping to win again following the 2-0 Super League victory vs Asteras Tripolis.
In that game, Aris FC had 53% possession and 10 shots at goal with 7 on target. For Aris FC, the goals were scored by Xande Silva (69') and Dimitris Manos (91'). For their opponents, Asteras Tripolis had 7 shots on goal with 1 of them on target.
Their more recent scorelines highlight the fact that not much more can be done by the Aris FC rearguard. Theos tou polemou have been miserly, with the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net over the course of their last 6 games standing at 4. Historical results aside, it remains to be seen whether such a trend might continue on in this upcoming game.
Heading into this fixture, Aris FC are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
Since tasting defeat last time out to Olympiacos in Super League action, AEK Athens will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, AEK Athens managed 41% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for AEK Athens was Karim Ansarifard (88'). Olympiacos had 6 attempts on goal with 5 on target. Mady Camara (17'), Giorgos Masouras (23', 44'), Youssef El-Arabi (35') and Kostas Fortounis (74') scored for Olympiacos.
Looking at their form, and AEK Athens have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, letting opponents get 12 goals in total. At the back, AEK can certainly do much better.
Their previous form shows that AEK Athens:
- haven't been defeated by Aris FC in away games against them for the last 3 league matches.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head meetings dating back to 24/11/2019 shows that Aris FC have won 1 of them & AEK Athens 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 2.
A sum of 15 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 6 of them for Theos tou polemou and 9 coming from AEK. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.5.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was Super League match day 21 on 07/02/2021 when the final score was AEK Athens 0-2 Aris FC.
That day, AEK Athens had 58% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target.
Aris FC had 7 shots on goal with 4 on target. Lindsay Rose (29') and Xande Silva (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Andris Treimanis.
Team News: Aris FC
Aris FC boss Apostolos Mantzios has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this match with a fully healthy group to pick from.
Team News: AEK Athens
AEK boss Manolo Jiménez has to currently contend with reduced team options. Efthymios Christopoulos (Adductor problems) and Dmytro Chygrynskyi (Unknown Injury) miss out here.
When taking everything into account, AEK Athens will really need to work well to put one past this Aris FC side who will likely end up scoring and staying ahead.
That’s why our selection here is for a hard-fought 1-0 winning score for Aris FC when all is said and done.
Let’s see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium (23,000)
Captain: Georgios Delizisis
Chairman: Theodoros Karipidis
Manager: Apostolos Mantzios
Competitions: Super League position 2
⭐ Star Player: Bruno Gama
Regularly playing in the Left Attacking Midfielder position, Bruno Gama was born in Vila Verde, Portugal. After having made a senior debut playing for Braga in the 2003 - 2004 season, the talented Midfielder has netted 5 league goals in the Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in 27 appearances.