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Asteras Tripolis visit Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium on Sunday for the Super League clash with home team OFI Crete.
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OFI Crete won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 0-1 Super League losing effort in their last game against Panetolikos.
In that match, OFI Crete managed 46% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Panetolikos got 8 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Nikos Vergos (52') was the scorer for Panetolikos.
It has been all too rare in recent times where OFI Crete haven’t conceded. The reality is that OFI Crete have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, giving up 8 goals in the process.
Leading up to this clash, OFI Crete:
- have not won against Asteras Tripolis in their last 5 league games.
- haven’t won at home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Lamia in Super League action, Asteras Tripolis and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Asteras Tripolis had 52% possession and 9 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Lamia had 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target. Georgios Manousos (45') and Konstantinos Provydakis (80') scored for Lamia.
Milan Rastavac's Asteras Tripolis have managed to stick the ball in the net a total of 5 times throughout their latest six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same clashes equals 7.
Taking a look at their past results, Asteras Tripolis:
- remain unbeaten by OFI Crete in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 29/09/2019 tells us that OFI Crete have won 1 of these & Asteras Tripolis 4, with the number of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 9 goals were scored between the two sides in this period, with 3 from Omilos and 6 being from The Yellow-Blue. The average number of goals per game works out to 1.5.
The previous league encounter between these clubs was Super League match day 16 on 04/01/2022 which finished with the scoreline of Asteras Tripolis 1-0 OFI Crete.
That day, Asteras Tripolis had 48% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer was Adrián Riera (38').
OFI Crete got 4 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Ioannis Papadopoulos.
Team News: OFI Crete
The OFI Crete manager Nikos Nioplias has no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game owing to a completely injury-free group available for selection.
Team News: Asteras Tripolis
Due to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Asteras Tripolis manager Milan Rastavac has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this match.
We believe that Asteras Tripolis and OFI Crete should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. That is why we are leaning toward a tight encounter with a 1-1 score draw at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium (9,088)
Captain: Nikos Korovesis
Chairman: Michael Bousis
Manager: Nikos Nioplias
Competitions: Super League position 7
🔑 Key Man: Lazaros Lamprou
Customarily taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Lazaros Lamprou was born in Greece. After having made a senior debut playing for Iraklis in the 2016 - 2017 season, the dangerous Forward has scored 5 league goals in the Super League 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 29 appearances.