AEK Larnaca will do battle with visiting opponents AEL Limassol at AEK Arena - Georgios Karapatakis in this First Division game on Sunday.
Our AEK Larnaca v AEL Limassol tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below (including the best match odds).
AEK Larnaca will be looking for another win after a 2-1 First Division success versus Anorthosis Famagusta.
It’s been all too rare in recent times where AEK Larnaca have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Kitrinoprasinoi have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 matches, shipping 9 goals during that time.
Going into this contest, AEK Larnaca have not won against AEL Limassol in their previous 2 league games.
AEL Limassol will go into the encounter after a 2-0 First Division win to defeat Olympiakos Nicosia in their most recent game.
A sequence of hard-working performances by the AEL Limassol defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their previous 6 fixtures overall. Over that same time, the number of goals that they have scored themselves amounts to 10. Such a pattern might not be continued into this next game, however.
Analysis of their past results shows that AEL Limassol:
- have left without a victory over AEK Larnaca when they've played them away from home in the last 3 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head-to-head meetings going back to 14/04/2019 shows us that AEK Larnaca have won 3 of these & AEL Limassol 2, with the number of drawn results being 1.
A combined total of 21 goals were scored between them in this period, with 10 from Kitrinoprasinoi and 11 created by AEL Limassol. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
Team News: AEK Larnaca
Regarding absentees, there’s just a single fitness concern for the AEK Larnaca gaffer Imanol Idiákez to be concerned with thanks to an otherwise robust set of players. Abraham González (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) is out of contention.
Team News: AEL Limassol
Owing to a completely injury-free group available for selection, AEL Limassol boss Dušan Kerkez does not have any fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this game.
We feel that AEK Larnaca will do well to score goals against this AEL Limassol outfit who will likely manage to score & go ahead.
We’re therefore tipping a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning margin for AEL Limassol at the end of the 90 minutes.
Expecting it to be tight.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: AEK Arena - Georgios Karapatakis (7,400)
Captain: David Catalá
Chairman: Antreas Karapatakis
Manager: Imanol Idiákez
Competitions: First Division position 5