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Pafos will visit The Alphamega Stadium on Sunday for the First Division tie with hosts Aris Limassol.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Aris Limassol v Pafos can be seen below (plus the best game odds).
Aris Limassol will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 0-5 First Division triumph against AEZ Zakakiou.
For Aris Limassol, the goalscorers were Matija Špoljarić (41') and Jaden Montnor (89').
Fixtures featuring Aris Limassol have often been entertaining encounters recently with plenty of scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past six games alone, a total of 22 goals have been scored for both sides combined (at an average of 3.67 goals per game) with 16 of these coming from Aris Limassol. Let’s find out whether or not that trend can be continued on in this game.
Pafos will come into the encounter following a 3-1 First Division win in the defeat of AEL Limassol in their last outing.
Looking at their form, and Pafos have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 5 goals in all. In defence, Pafos just haven’t been too solid at all.
Going into this contest, Pafos haven't won against Aris Limassol when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. They'll be keen to stop this run.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 12/03/2022 tells us that Aris Limassol have won 2 of these and Pafos 0, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 4.
18 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 10 of them from The Light Brigade and 8 for Pafos. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league meeting featuring these sides was First Division match day 6 on 01/05/2023 which ended up with the score at Aris Limassol 2-1 Pafos.
Team News: Aris Limassol
The Aris Limassol manager Aleksey Shpilevsky has zero fitness worries at all ahead of this clash thanks to a completely healthy squad to pick from.
Team News: Pafos
In an otherwise available squad, there is only the sole fitness issue for the Pafos gaffer Stephen Constantine to be concerned about. Mamadou Kané (Unknown Injury) won’t be in action.
We feel that Pafos are capable enough to put one past this Aris Limassol lineup, although it may not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We’re expecting a 2-1 winning score for Aris Limassol at full-time. Should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Alphamega Stadium (11,000)
Captain: Vanailson Vaná
Chairman: Vladimir Fedorov
Manager: Aleksey Shpilevsky
Competitions: First Division position 1, Europa League (Group C), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)