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Aris FC take on visiting side Olympiacos at Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium in this Super League fixture on Wednesday.
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Aris FC prepare for this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Super League tied result vs Asteras Tripolis.
In that game, Aris FC managed 52% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For Aris FC, the goalscorers were Daniel Mancini (74') and Lindsay Rose (81' Own goal). Asteras Tripolis got 5 shots on goal with 2 on target.
It’s not been often in recent times that Aris FC have shown defensive steel. It will be a concern for them that Theos tou polemou have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 7 goals during that time.
Their prior results show that Aris FC:
- have not won against Olympiacos in their last 18 league matches. That has got to hurt.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Olympiacos go into this meeting following on from a 2-0 Super League win vs AEK Athens in their previous match.
In that match, Olympiacos had 62% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Olympiacos was Bruma (50', 92'). AEK Athens got 8 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target.
A series of steadfast performances from the Olympiacos defence has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally standing at 4 from their past 6 clashes combined. In that time, their own forwards have managed to score 12. That sort of trend might not be carried forward into this match, of course.
Coming into this contest, Olympiacos remain unbeaten by Aris FC when they have played them away from home in the previous 8 league matches. What a record that is.
Head to head
Delving into their past head to head meetings stretching back to 19/01/2020 shows that these fixtures have been disappointments for Aris FC. They have not managed to come away with any victories whatsoever while Olympiacos have been superior, winning in 83% of those matches.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 22 in total which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The last league meeting featuring the two was Super League match day 1 on 21/03/2021 and the score finished Olympiacos 1-0 Aris FC.
In that match, Olympiacos had 57% possession and 3 shots at goal with 1 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Giorgos Masouras (38').
Aris FC got 8 attempts on goal with 6 on target.
The match was refereed by Jakob Kehlet.
Team News: Aris FC
Aris FC boss Apostolos Mantzios doesn’t have any fitness concerns at all before this clash owing to a completely injury-free squad available for selection.
Team News: Olympiacos
Olympiacos boss Pedro Martins has some current player fitness concerns. Ousseynou Ba (Back trouble) and Avraam Papadopoulos (Hip Injury) are not able to play.
We’re of the opinion that Olympiacos might need a bit of good fortune to be putting a goal past this Aris FC side who should get the vital goal that wins it.
We’re therefore tipping a very competitive game with a 1-0 advantage for Aris FC when the referee blows for full-time.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kleanthis Vikelides Stadium (23,000)
Captain: Georgios Delizisis
Chairman: Theodoros Karipidis
Manager: Apostolos Mantzios
Competitions: Super League position 2
🔑 Key Man: Facundo Bertoglio
Customarily played in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Facundo Bertoglio was born in San José de la Esquina, Argentina. After making a first senior appearance for Colón in the 2008 - 2009 season, the talented Midfielder has contributed 6 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 28 appearances.