Super League: Olympiakos vs AEK
Eighteen minutes was enough for Olympiakos to win 0-2 away on PAOK’s stadium. The reds in the beginning of the match was impressive and scored with Abdun and Miralas surprising PAOK and took the great victory. The climate is very good for Olympiakos. The reds left unscathed from the most difficult location to play in the league, and took advantage of the defeat of Panathinaikos in Levadia, approaching them at two points. In tonight’s match they want to win to lie on top of the table and put pressure for the match of Panathinaikos against Xanthi on Sunday. Olympiakos at home stadium, after the 1-1 draw against Panathinaikos on November, have six wins in six games, scoring 17 goals and received only one. Ernesto Valverde, except using Torosidis instead of Modesto on the right side of defense, is not expected to make other changes in the first eleven. Ariel Ibagaza returns from injury, making their squad totally full and healthy for the frist time this season, while Diogo, Fetfatzidis and Fejsa left out of the squad.
AEK won hard at home against Panionios with a score of 1-0. They were preceded by 1-0 in 27 ‘, with a goal from Kafes and then kept the lead, not impressed, but with better performance than Panionions. The climate is relatively good, but still very unstable due to the big economic problems they face. They have been already asked by UEFA and some decision will be taken in the next days. AEK after the home defeat by PAOK with the score of 0-2, and draws against Ergotelis and Xanthi, returned to positive results. The administrators are looking for a solution that will save the team, meanwhile the players declare that they have not forgotten last year’s humiliating 6-0 from Olympiakos, and they keep a low profile, noting that a decent appearance is wanted in tonight’s match. AEK is in third place, two points more than PAOK. Defensive midfielder Makos returns to the main eleven, Georgeas and Lagos are both out is injured.
Although this game is considered as another Athens derby, everyone in Greece knows that at the moment the difference between the teams is very big, and the game is considered as a banker with Olympiakos to win. AEK have numerous important problems to solve outside of the field with unpaid players and debts, while Olympiakos is hot and consecrated to win the league.
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