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Nea Salamis visit Makario Stadium on Monday for the First Division showdown with home team Olympiakos Nicosia.
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Olympiakos Nicosia will be looking for an improved result here following a 4-0 First Division loss in their previous game against Omonia Nicosia.
Loizos Loizou (31'), Gary Hooper (61'), Tim Matavž (75') and Andronikos Kakoullis (78') scored for Omonia Nicosia.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Olympiakos Nicosia have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Olympiakos Nicosia have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, giving up 13 goals in the process. We will find out if that trend can be sustained in this game.
Looking at their past form shows that Olympiakos Nicosia:
- are unbeaten in the league by Nea Salamis in their last 2 games.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Aris Limassol in First Division action, Nea Salamis and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
Matija Špoljarić (37') scored for Aris Limassol.
It has become apparent that Nea Salamis have had real problems scoring goals over their previous 6 encounters, contributing the poor return of just 4. In those fixtures, Erythrolefkoi have also seen the overall goal aggregate of their opponents equal 8.
Their previous form shows that Nea Salamis:
- are undefeated by Olympiakos Nicosia when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 matches in the league. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
Looking at their most recent head to head meetings dating back to 18/03/2018 tells us that Olympiakos Nicosia have won 1 of these games & Nea Salamis 4, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
A combined total of 17 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 5 of them for The Green Blacks and 12 coming from Erythrolefkoi. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The last league clash featuring the two was First Division match day 23 on 05/02/2021 when the final score was Nea Salamis 1-2 Olympiakos Nicosia.
Team News: Olympiakos Nicosia
Regarding absentees, there’s just the sole fitness concern for the Olympiakos Nicosia boss Čedomir Janevski to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength set of players. Bert Esselink (Fractured Leg) won’t play.
Team News: Nea Salamis
With a completely healthy squad available to choose from, the Nea Salamis boss Constantinos Mina has zero fitness concerns to speak of before this game.
Our thinking is that Nea Salamis and Olympiakos Nicosia could well both score and end up finding themselves in a fairly even game here.
It appears that a draw might be on the cards. We therefore think that it’s going to be a 1-1 score draw at the end of this game.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Makario Stadium (16,000)
Captain: Constantinos Soteriou
Chairman: Alexis Mavromatis
Manager: Čedomir Janevski
Competitions: First Division position 13