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Panathinaikos will be at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium on Saturday for the Super League showdown with home side Olympiacos.
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Olympiacos will be looking for a repeat result of a 0-2 Super League victory over OFI Crete.
In that match, Olympiacos had 55% possession and 9 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. For Olympiacos, the scorers were Ahmed Hassan (53') and Giorgos Masouras (80'). For their opponents, OFI Crete got 4 shots on goal with 1 on target.
A common theme in more recent Olympiacos games is seeing a zero in the scoreline.
From their prior sextet of matches before this one, in as many as 6 of them a bet on both teams scoring would've been a loser.
Leading up to this clash, Olympiacos:
- are unbeaten in the league by Panathinaikos in their last 7 matches.
- are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Atromitos in Super League action, Panathinaikos will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Panathinaikos managed 55% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Atromitos got 6 attempts on goal with 2 on target. Lazaros Christodoulopoulos (88') was the scorer for Atromitos.
For 5 of the previous 6 games involving Panathinaikos, a comparatively low number of goals have been hit between them and their opposition. The overall average number of goals per game during that period is a mere 1.83, with the number of goals averaged by To Trifylli being 1. We will just have to find out if that trend will be continued on into this next match.
A look at their previous results shows us that Panathinaikos:
- are winless against Olympiacos in away games against them for the last 7 league matches. Not good at all.
- have not been beaten in their last 3 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head clashes stretching back to 11/11/2018 shows us that Olympiacos have won 3 of these & Panathinaikos 0, with the tally of drawn games standing at 3.
A combined total of 11 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 9 of them for Τhrylos and 2 for To Trifylli. The average goals per game has been 1.83.
Team News: Olympiacos
Vasilios Sourlis (Corona virus), Youssef El Arabi (Corona virus), Mathieu Valbuena (Thigh Muscle Strain) and Ahmed Hassan (Corona virus) are unavailable for Olympiacos manager Pedro Martins.
Team News: Panathinaikos
Due to a fully healthy squad ready to go, Panathinaikos manager László Bölöni does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this game.
We’re inclined to think that Olympiacos will, in all likelihood, stay in control for long periods of time and should be able to convert a few of the chances that they create.
In contrast, Panathinaikos will be up against it to score a goal of their own although we do see them scoring here as well.
Our tip is for a controlled 3-1 winning margin for Olympiacos when the full-time whistle blows.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium (32,115)
Captain: Andreas Bouchalakis
Chairman: Giannis Moralis
Manager: Pedro Martins
Competitions: Super League position 1, Champions League (Group C), UEFA Qual (Play-Offs)
🔑 Star Man: Youssef El-Arabi
Usually taking up the Striker position, Youssef El-Arabi was born in Caen, France. After having played his first senior match for SM Caen in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 5 league goals in this Super League 2020 - 2021 season to date in 6 appearances.