The Super League meeting at Municipal Stadium Lamia on Sunday will see home side Lamia take to the field against opponents PAS Giannina.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Lamia v PAS Giannina game - plus the latest match odds.
Lamia, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-1 Super League triumph against Larissa.
In that game, Lamia had 48% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Lamia was Bachana Arabuli (41'). At the other end, Larissa had 7 attempts at goal with 1 on target.
Fewer than three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Lamia have taken part. In terms of the goal weighting from that period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 4 and Kyanólefki managed the sum of 3.
Coming into this meeting, Lamia have not emerged victorious against PAS Giannina in their previous 3 matches in the league.
PAS Giannina head into the game after a 1-0 Super League win vs OFI Crete in their last game.
In that game, PAS Giannina had 56% possession and 5 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The scorer for PAS Giannina was Giorgos Pamlidis (4'). At the other end, OFI Crete got 4 attempts at goal with 2 on target.
The trend of at least one team not managing to score in games involving PAS Giannina has been evident recently. A glance at their last 6 outings reveals that it has occurred 5 times. During those clashes, their opponents have managed a goal aggregate of 5 and Ajax of Epirus have scored 5. Such a trend won’t necessarily be continued into this next game, of course.
Coming into this contest, PAS Giannina have not been beaten in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
The previous league game featuring these sides was Super League match day 11 on 06/12/2020 when the final score was PAS Giannina 2-0 Lamia.
In that game, PAS Giannina managed 61% possession and 6 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. Goals were scored by Christos Eleftheriadis (30') and Giorgos Pamlidis (87').
At the other end, Lamia had 3 attempts at goal with 1 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Aristotelis Diamantopoulos.
Team News: Lamia
Tyronne (Muscle Injury), Patrick Bahanack (Muscle Injury) and Theodoros Vasilakakis (Ankle Injury) will not be able to play for Lamia gaffer Michalis Grigoriou. Lazar Romanic is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: PAS Giannina
With a completely injury-free group ready to go, PAS Giannina boss Argirios Giannikis does not have any fitness worries at all coming into this clash.
In our opinion, PAS Giannina and Lamia are both capable of scoring here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. We’re therefore anticipating a tight encounter, finishing with a 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: Municipal Stadium Lamia (5,500)
Captain: Loukas Vyntra
Chairman: Giorgos Pontikas
Manager: Michalis Grigoriou
Competitions: Super League position 13
⭐ Star Man: Tasos Karamanos
Mostly played in the Striker position, Tasos Karamanos was born in Aspropyrgos, Greece. Having made a first senior appearance for Atromitos in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 19 appearances.