Asteras Tripolis will be taking on guests Panetolikos at Theodoros Kolokotronis Stadium in this Super League meeting on Saturday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Asteras Tripolis v Panetolikos game - along with the latest match odds.
Asteras Tripolis, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following a 0-1 Super League success versus Apollon Smyrni.
In that game, Asteras Tripolis had 41% possession and 3 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The scorer for Asteras Tripolis was Jerónimo Barrales (20'). Apollon Smyrni got 6 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
Milan Rastavac's Asteras Tripolis have scored a sum total of 6 times in their prior 6 outings. The corresponding tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games amounts to 7.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Asteras Tripolis:
- haven't lost in the league to Panetolikos in their previous 10 games. A long run without a loss.
- have not emerged victorious against Panetolikos in their last 2 matches in the league.
After being beaten in their last game against Olympiacos in Super League action, Panetolikos will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Panetolikos managed 48% possession and 6 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. The scorer for Panetolikos was Aymen Tahar (48'). On the other side, Olympiacos had 9 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Kostas Fortounis (4') and Youssef El-Arabi (65') scored for Olympiacos.
The stats tell the story, and Panetolikos have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in all. In defence, The Canaries have some weaknesses to address.
Analysis of their past results shows that Panetolikos:
- have left without a victory over Asteras Tripolis when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. They really have not been travelling well at all.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 8 league games. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
Looking over their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 28/10/2018 shows us that Asteras Tripolis have won 2 of them and Panetolikos 0, with the number of drawn games being 4.
A total of 14 goals were shared by the two clubs in this period, with 9 for The Yellow-Blue and 5 created by The Canaries. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.33.
The previous league game between these clubs was Super League match day 4 on 03/10/2020 when the final score was Panetolikos 1-1 Asteras Tripolis.
In that game, Panetolikos managed 40% possession and 6 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The scorer was Gboly Ariyibi (54').
On the other side, Asteras Tripolis got 10 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Jerónimo Barrales (45') was the scorer.
The match was refereed by Angelos Evangelou.
Team News: Asteras Tripolis
Asteras Tripolis manager Milan Rastavac does not have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go.
Team News: Panetolikos
With a fully healthy group to pick from, Panetolikos manager Traianos Dellas has zero fitness worries to speak of ahead of this match.
In this game, Asteras Tripolis should really get amongst the goals against Panetolikos, who may well struggle to score.
We’re tipping a 2-0 win for Asteras Tripolis at the conclusion of the game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Theodoros Kolokotronis Stadium (7,742)
Captain: Walter Iglesias
Chairman: Giannis Kaimenakis
Manager: Milan Rastavac
Competitions: Super League position 6
🔑 Key Man: Adrián Riera
Generally playing in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Adrián Riera was born in Murcia, Spain. After having made a senior debut playing for Asteras Tripolis in the 2019 - 2020 season, the gifted Midfielder has hit 2 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 13 appearances.