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The Super League tie at Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium on Saturday sees hosts Olympiacos take to the field against Panetolikos.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Olympiacos v Panetolikos game (inc. the best betting odds).
Olympiacos, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 0-2 Super League success against Asteras Tripolis.
In that game, Olympiacos had 61% possession and 10 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Olympiacos was Kostas Fortounis (69', 96'). Asteras Tripolis got 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
Diego Martínez's Olympiacos have celebrated scoring a sum total of 8 times over their past six outings. The comparative tally of goals that have been scored against them in those same games is 9.
Coming into this fixture, Olympiacos haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to PAOK in Super League action, Panetolikos will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Panetolikos had 33% possession and 8 attempts at goal with 2 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Panetolikos was Pedro Silva (19'). PAOK got 10 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Mbwana Samatta (26') and Andrija Živković (36') scored for PAOK.
The stats tell the story, and Panetolikos have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Panetolikos just haven’t been too solid at all.
Ahead of this clash, Panetolikos haven’t won away from home in the past 12 matches in the league. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results going back to 26/09/2020 tells us that these encounters have been miserable for Panetolikos. They’ve not been able to get any wins at all while Olympiacos have been superior, getting wins in 100% of those matches played.
An aggregate of 21 goals were produced between them in these games, with 17 of them from Τhrylos and 4 for The Canaries. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The previous league match featuring these clubs was Super League match day 22 on 13/02/2023 which finished with the scoreline of Olympiacos 6-1 Panetolikos.
That time, Olympiacos had 70% possession and 16 shots on goal with 8 on target. The goals were scored by Cédric Bakambu (9'), Sokratis Papastathopoulos (45'), James Rodríguez (61', 75'), Sergi Canós (67') and Mathieu Valbuena (90').
On the other side, Panetolikos had 8 shots at goal with 1 on target. Nikos Karelis (50') was the scorer.
The referee was Efstathios Gortsilas.
Team News: Olympiacos
Doron Leidner (Cruciate ligament tear), Daniel Podence (Knee problems) and Nicolás Freire (muscular problems) will be missing for Olympiacos manager Diego Martínez. Suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Bandiougou Fadiga and Panagiotis Retsos.
Team News: Panetolikos
Panetolikos manager Giannis Petrakis has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Franco Baldassarra (Adductor pain), Nikolaos Karelis (Back problems) and Alexandros Voilis (Ill) will miss out on this game.
We’re of the view that Panetolikos will surely be able to get a goal against this Olympiacos side, however that might not quite be enough to avoid a loss.
We are anticipating a very close game with a 2-1 win for Olympiacos after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium (33,334)
Captain: Kostas Fortounis
Chairman: Evangelos Marinakis
Manager: Diego Martínez
Competitions: Super League position 2, Europa League (Group A), Europa League Qualifiers (Play-Offs)
⭐ Key Player: Kostas Fortounis
Usually used in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Kostas Fortounis was born in Kalambaka, Greece. Having made a first senior appearance for Asteras Tripolis in the 2010 - 2011 season, the skilful Midfielder has struck 4 league goals in the Super League 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 9 appearances.