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Olympiacos will be facing the visiting Asteras Tripolis at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium in this Super League fixture on Sunday.
Our Olympiacos v Asteras Tripolis predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
Olympiacos prepare for this game following a 0-0 Super League drawn match against Apollon Smyrni.
In that game, Olympiacos had 70% possession and 18 attempts on goal with 14 of them on target. For their opponents, Apollon Smyrni had 4 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
A recurring feature of recent Olympiacos games is the high number of scores with a nil in them.
Taking their prior 6 matches before this one, in 5 of them a wager on BTTS would've been a losing one.
Analysis of their past results shows that Olympiacos:
- have not been beaten in the league by Asteras Tripolis in their last 17 matches. A very long unbeaten run against them.
- are undefeated in their last 27 home league matches. Incredible, really.
Asteras Tripolis go into this game following on from a 1-0 Super League win versus OFI Crete in their most recent game.
In that match, Asteras Tripolis had 48% possession and 13 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Asteras Tripolis was Adrián Riera (38'). OFI Crete got 4 attempts at goal with 3 on target.
Milan Rastavac's Asteras Tripolis have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 10 times throughout their most recent six matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during the equivalent period adds up to 6.
Going into this contest, Asteras Tripolis haven’t won away from home in the past 4 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head results stretching back to 15/12/2019 shows that these fixtures have not been good ones for Asteras Tripolis. They have not been able to register any wins at all whereas Olympiacos have been too good for them, finishing as winners in 83% of those matches.
15 goals were produced between them in these games, with 15 from Τhrylos and 0 being from The Yellow-Blue. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Super League match day 4 on 26/09/2021 when the final score was Asteras Tripolis 0-2 Olympiacos.
That day, Asteras Tripolis managed 51% possession and 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Nikos Papadopoulos (23' Own goal).
On the other side, Olympiacos had 8 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Tiquinho Soares (7') was the scorer.
The referee was Dimitrios Karantonis.
Team News: Olympiacos
Sokratis Papastathopoulos (Muscular problems), Andreas Bouchalakis (Tarsal Rupture) and Konstantinos Fortounis (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are unavailable for Olympiacos gaffer Pedro Martins.
Team News: Asteras Tripolis
Due to a fully injury-free group to choose from, the Asteras Tripolis manager Milan Rastavac has no fitness concerns at all before this match. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Jerónimo Barrales and Rubén García.
Olympiacos will probably convert a lot of goal-scoring opportunities.
In contrast, Asteras Tripolis won’t find it easy to break down their defence but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be scoring here.
Therefore, we are anticipating a controlled 3-1 margin for Olympiacos when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium (32,115)
Captain: Kostas Fortounis
Chairman: Evangelos Marinakis
Manager: Pedro Martins
Competitions: Super League position 1, Europa League (Knockout round play-offs), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Star Player: Tiquinho Soares
Typically deployed in the Striker position, Tiquinho Soares was born in Sousa, Brazil. Having made his senior debut playing for Nacional in the 2014 - 2015 season, the gifted Forward has managed 4 league goals in the Super League 2021 - 2022 season to date in a total of 15 appearances.