AEK Athens arrive at Panetolikos Stadium on Saturday for the Super League showdown with hosts Panetolikos.
Our Panetolikos v AEK Athens tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest match odds.
Panetolikos prepare for this match after a 1-1 Super League drawn result vs OFI Crete.
In that game, Panetolikos had 38% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Panetolikos was Mazurek (45'). OFI Crete got 3 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Juan Neira (60') was the scorer for OFI Crete.
Under three goals per game were recorded in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Panetolikos have taken part. Breaking down the goal weighting in that period, their opponents scored a total of 5 while The Canaries totted up 8.
Their past results show that Panetolikos:
- are winless against AEK Athens in their previous 3 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 7 league matches at home.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Olympiacos in Super League competition, AEK Athens will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that game, AEK Athens had 45% possession and 12 attempts on goal with 4 of them on target. On the other side, Olympiacos had 8 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Mathieu Valbuena (10'), Lazar Ranđelović (21') and Mady Camara (73') scored for Olympiacos.
Throughout their 6 most recent matches, Massimo Carrera's AEK Athens have seen their goal attempts be successful a total of 11 times, earning them the goals per game average of 1.83.
Head to head
A look at their past head to head clashes going back to 20/08/2017 tells us that Panetolikos have won 1 of these and AEK Athens 5, with the tally of drawn results standing at 0.
A total of 19 goals were scored between the two sides in these games, with 4 for The Canaries and 15 coming from AEK. The average goals per game has been 3.17.
The previous league match between these sides was Super League match day 17 on 05/01/2020 and the score finished AEK Athens 3-1 Panetolikos.
The referee was Giorgos Tassis.
Team News: Panetolikos
Panetolikos boss Makis Chavos will be grateful to have no fitness concerns at all coming into this clash with a completely injury-free group available to select from.
Team News: AEK Athens
With a completely healthy group available for selection, AEK Athens boss Massimo Carrera doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
Our feeling is that Panetolikos will need things to go their way to register a score against this AEK Athens team who we reckon will just have the edge.
That’s why our selection here is for a very even match with a 0-1 victory for AEK Athens when the referee blows for full-time.
It should be a good one.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Panetolikos Stadium (6,000)
Captain: Jorge Díaz
Chairman: Gerasimos Belevonis
Manager: Makis Chavos
Competitions: Super League position 6