Doxa vs Nea Salamis: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Cyprus 1. Division
Competition: Fri 09.April
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)

The home fans are expecting three points in this fixture, as the home advantage should be put to good use versus a struggling visitor. Doxa are in the 9th position while the guesting Nea Salamis worry at 10th.

Insights:
  • Doxa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nea Salamis have the most points from losing position (12) in 1. Division

There should be plenty of energy on the pitch in this game, as both sides have had time to recuperate from their last game. Let's hope both teams are ready to give it all.

Relegation threatens Doxa who should definitely be looking for some points here.

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Doxa form and stats

Overall 1. Division stats at home this season for Doxa are 5-5-3 (wins-draw-losses).

In their previous game, the manager M. Satsias led his Doxa to a defeat in the 1. Division match away at APOEL. The manager is hoping to put things right immediately here. Before that, Doxa had a home game versus Paphos which ended with a victory 1-0.

Doxa are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 14 goals in 13 games. On the other hand, Doxa have conceded 13 goals. There's been improvement defensively lately, as only 1 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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Nea Salamis form and stats

There's been little loot from Nea Salamis's travels as they have only collected 11 points from 13 away games in the 1. Division. Nea Salamis only have 3 wins to counter their 8 defeats and 2 draws. It's a growing despair in Salamis as they have recorded three consecutive losses.

Home advantage was not enough for Salamis in their previous game, as they lost their 1. Division-match, hosting APOEL, 1-2. Prior to that match, the Salamis manager C. Michael faced defeat when travelling to Paphos and losing 0-3.

Late heartbreak for Salamis in the APOEL match, as the deciding 1-2 goal came deep into overtime.

The visitors have scored 9 goals from 13 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. Salamis have conceded 19 goals in these away matches.

Head 2 Head

Nea Salamis - Doxa 4-3 was the story when these teams last met, earlier this season. Doxa-Nea Salamis H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Doxa two wins, Nea Salamis six wins, two draws. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

Nea SalamisT. Wagner
T. Wagner
13 goals
DoxaB. Sadik
B. Sadik
12 goals
Nea SalamisD. de Oliveira
D. de Oliveira
9 goals

Doxa missing players

Nea Salamis missing players

Doxa Nea Salamis
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
30 15 5 Played P 5 15 31
8 6 2 Won W 0 4 9
10 6 3 Drew D 1 2 5
12 3 0 Lost L 4 9 17
27 16 7 Scored S 1 11 33
36 14 5 Conceded C 8 23 48
83% 80% 80% Over 0.5 O 0.5 80% 93% 97%
63% 60% 60% Over 1.5 O 1.5 40% 73% 84%
37% 40% 40% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 47% 52%
10% 7% 20% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 13% 16%
7% 7% 20% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 6%
47% 47% 60% BTTS BTTS 20% 40% 52%
30% 40% 40% Clean Sheets C S 20% 13% 16%
40% 33% 20% Failed to Score F T 80% 53% 35%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.2 2.1 2.8 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.2 1.6 2
6 2 1 Red cards R C 0 0 3
 
8.3 8.9 9.6 Shots (avg) S ( 7.2 6.5 8.2
3.7 4.1 5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.4 2.8 3.5
25% 26% 28% Goal Efficiency G E 8% 21% 29%
Key stats in 1. Division this season:
  • Doxa have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Nea Salamis have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Nea Salamis have the most points from losing position (12) in 1. Division

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Omonia Nicosia 26 16 8 2 43 13 13 9 4 0 19 4 13 7 4 2 24 9 30 56
2 AEL 26 17 4 5 45 23 13 12 1 0 32 8 13 5 3 5 13 15 22 55
3 Apollon 26 16 6 4 52 22 13 9 2 2 24 10 13 7 4 2 28 12 30 54
4 Anorthosis 26 15 6 5 37 21 13 10 2 1 21 8 13 5 4 4 16 13 16 51
5 AEK Larnaca 26 12 5 9 36 25 13 8 2 3 21 10 13 4 3 6 15 15 11 41
6 Olympiakos 26 10 4 12 27 38 13 4 2 7 12 17 13 6 2 5 15 21 -11 34
7 Paphos 26 8 8 10 30 27 13 7 3 3 25 15 13 1 5 7 5 12 3 32
8 APOEL 26 8 6 12 27 31 13 4 4 5 15 15 13 4 2 7 12 16 -4 30
9 Doxa 26 7 9 10 24 32 13 5 5 3 14 13 13 2 4 7 10 19 -8 30
10 Nea Salamis 26 8 5 13 29 38 13 5 3 5 20 19 13 3 2 8 9 19 -9 29
11 Enosis 26 6 6 14 22 39 13 3 4 6 10 18 13 3 2 8 12 21 -17 24
12 Ermis 26 5 9 12 18 38 13 2 6 5 10 19 13 3 3 7 8 19 -20 24
13 Ethnikos Achna 26 5 7 14 23 43 13 3 2 8 11 21 13 2 5 6 12 22 -20 22
14 Karmiotissa 26 3 9 14 22 45 13 2 6 5 8 16 13 1 3 9 14 29 -23 18