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The Super League game at Neapoli Stadium on Monday sees home team Ionikos ready themselves for the visit of Apollon Smyrni.
Our Ionikos v Apollon Smyrni predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Ionikos are hoping to win again following the 0-1 Super League victory versus Lamia.
In that game, Ionikos managed 50% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Ionikos was Vasilios Mantzis (31'). For their opponents, Lamia got 12 shots on goal with 3 of them on target.
Ionikos haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They’ve claimed a sum of 11 during that time and have conceded a total of 9.
In the game prior to this, Apollon Smyrni drew 1-1 in the Super League match with Volos.
In that match, Apollon Smyrni managed 45% possession and 4 attempts on goal with 2 on target. The scorer for Apollon Smyrni was Abiola Dauda (81'). At the other end, Volos got 8 shots at goal with 2 on target. Paolo Fernandes (59') scored for Volos.
The forward players for Apollon Smyrni have failed to get amongst the goals over their last six games, netting the disappointing return of only 4. In those matches, Light Bridgade have also seen the collective goal aggregate against them equal 7. Putting that to one side, time will tell whether that trend will persist in this upcoming match.
Head to head
The last league meeting featuring these sides was Super League match day 17 on 23/02/2022 when it finished Ionikos 4-0 Apollon Smyrni.
On that day, Ionikos had 60% possession and 14 shots on goal with 11 of them on target. The goalscorers were Giannis Kiakos (8', 17'), Vasilios Mantzis (32') and Dálcio (88').
Apollon Smyrni got 2 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Anastasios Sidiropoulos.
Team News: Ionikos
The Ionikos boss Dimitrios Spanos does not have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match owing to a completely injury-free squad to choose from.
Team News: Apollon Smyrni
With a fully injury-free group to choose from, the Apollon Smyrni boss Babis Tennes has no fitness concerns to report ahead of this match.
We’re thinking that Apollon Smyrni will need to push hard to score against this Ionikos team who we think should gain the upper hand.
That’s why we have predicted a very even contest with a 1-0 victory for Ionikos at the end of this one.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Neapoli Stadium (6,000)
Captain: Alaixys Romao
Chairman: Thodoris Tsirigotis
Manager: Dimitrios Spanos
Competitions: Super League position 9
⭐ Star Player: Aias Aosman
Typically deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Aias Aosman was born in Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for Regensburg in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 6 league goals in this Super League 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 29 appearances.