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Apollon Smyrni head to Alcazar Stadium on Saturday for the Super League game with home side Larissa.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Larissa v Apollon Smyrni, scroll down - as well as up-to-date odds.
Larissa won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 2-0 Super League loss in their previous game against Panathinaikos.
In that game, Larissa had 48% possession and 6 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Panathinaikos had 8 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Carlos López (36') and Dimitris Emmanouilidis (94') scored for Panathinaikos.
It has been seldom in recent games where Larissa haven’t conceded. In fact, Larissa have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 11 goals during that time.
Analysis of their past results shows that Larissa:
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
- have not won at home in their last 2 league games.
Since a loss in their previous game against Asteras Tripolis in Super League action, Apollon Smyrni and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that game, Apollon Smyrni had 59% possession and 6 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Asteras Tripolis got 3 shots at goal with 2 on target. Jerónimo Barrales (20') was the scorer for Asteras Tripolis.
Georgios Paraschos's Apollon Smyrni have fired home 9 times throughout their most recent six matches. The total of goals that they have conceded during that period adds up to 7.
Going into this one, Apollon Smyrni are unbeaten in their previous 5 away league matches.
Head to head
The last league clash between these sides was Super League match day 4 on 04/10/2020 when it ended Apollon Smyrni 1-0 Larissa.
In that game, Apollon Smyrni managed 55% possession and 7 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Fatjon Andoni (91').
For their opponents, Larissa had 10 shots on goal with 6 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Evangelos Manouhos.
Team News: Larissa
Larissa boss Giannis Tatsis doesn’t have any fitness concerns whatsoever ahead of this clash thanks to a fully healthy group to choose from.
Team News: Apollon Smyrni
With a completely healthy group to pick from, Apollon Smyrni manager Georgios Paraschos does not have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this match.
Our assessment is that Apollon Smyrni and Larissa may well both score, with little between these two teams.
Let’s see how it plays out, but a draw is looking likely to us. We’re therefore seeing a very close game with a 1-1 draw when all is said and done.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Alcazar Stadium (13,108)
Captain: Radomir Milosavljević
Chairman: Alexis Kougias
Manager: Giannis Tatsis
Competitions: Super League position 13
⭐ Star Man: Dimitris Pinakas
Mostly taking up the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Dimitris Pinakas was born in Greece. After having made a senior debut playing for Larissa in the 2019 - 2020 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has managed 6 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season to date in a total of 14 appearances.