Asteras Tripolis v PAOK preview: Visitors can prove cut above

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Competition: Greece Super League
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 17:30 (UTC)
Venue: Stadio Theodoros Kolokotronis (7616 seats)

Asteras Tripolis will hope to utilise their home advantage to help bridge the gap to today’s opponents. The home side are currently 8 points behind PAOK.

Insights:
  • PAOK has the most matches over the total-line (14) in Super League

Asteras Tripolis and PAOK should both be in good shape for this meeting, as there's been enough days for both of them to train and rest since their last matches.

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Asteras Tripolis form and stats

6-3-2 (win-draw-lost) are the Super League numbers at home for Asteras Tripolis so far this season.

Asteras Tripolis travelled for their previous game, a trip to AEK Athens that ended 2-2. The spoils were shared after 90 minutes before that, a home game that ended 0-0 versus Lamia.

A disappointing finish for Tripolis in their match versus AEK Athens as their 2-0 lead was destroyed and replaced with a 2-2 full time score.

Tripolis has scored 11 league goals at home this season, in 11 matches. Asteras Tripolis have only conceded 8 from their league home games. For more goal stats, check the Statistics tab above.

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PAOK form and stats

Playing away, PAOK have won 5 games, drawn 3 and suffered 3 defeats in the Super League this season.

The PAOK goalkeeper Zivko Zivkovic is collecting clean sheets like a laundry worker. It's been 189 league minutes without conceding a goal, and counting.

Impressive finishing from Andrija Živković, Christos Tzolis, Abdul Baba Rahman and Amr Warda secured the home win 4-0 against Lamia in their previous game. Prior to that result PAOK won their away game at PAS Giannina. The scoreline was 2-0.

As mentioned above, PAOK was the only team on the pitch versus Lamia in their previous game, winning 4-0. This could be a tougher task.

The visitors will be packing their bags again in only three days as another away game awaits: The Greek Cup trip to Lamia.

PAOK has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 17 goals from 11 games. 11 goals have been conceded by PAOK in these games.

Head 2 Head

Tripolis and PAOK have met before this season: PAOK - Asteras Tripolis 2-0. Asteras Tripolis-PAOK H2H statistics last ten meetings regardless of arena: Tripolis one win, PAOK eight wins, one draw. five of these ten matches had three or more goals (over 2,5).

Top Goalscorers

TripolisJ. Barrales
J. Barrales
10 goals
PAOKK. Świderski
K. Świderski
9 goals
PAOKC. Tzolis
C. Tzolis
6 goals

Asteras Tripolis missing players

PAOK missing players

Asteras Tripolis PAOK
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
23 11 3 Played P 3 11 23
10 6 1 Won W 1 5 13
8 3 0 Drew D 1 3 7
5 2 2 Lost L 1 3 3
24 11 3 Scored S 4 17 45
22 8 7 Conceded C 3 11 20
87% 82% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 67% 91% 96%
57% 55% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 67% 82% 87%
35% 27% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 33% 45% 57%
22% 9% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 27% 35%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 9% 9%
35% 27% 67% BTTS BTTS 33% 45% 52%
48% 64% 0% Clean Sheets C S 67% 36% 39%
30% 27% 33% Failed to Score F T 33% 27% 13%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.2 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.1 2.3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
8.8 8.9 4.7 Shots (avg) S ( 11.3 13.7 14.2
3.3 3.3 1 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.3 5.9 6.1
31% 31% 100% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 26% 32%
Key stats in Super League this season:
  • PAOK has the most matches over the total-line (14) in Super League
  • PAOK have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Olympiakos Piraeus 23 18 4 1 56 11 12 11 1 0 32 3 11 7 3 1 24 8 45 58
2 PAOK 23 13 7 3 45 20 12 8 4 0 28 9 11 5 3 3 17 11 25 46
3 Aris 23 13 5 5 28 14 11 6 2 3 12 7 12 7 3 2 16 7 14 44
4 AEK Athens 23 13 5 5 38 27 12 5 4 3 19 15 11 8 1 2 19 12 11 44
5 Panathinaikos 22 12 5 5 27 15 11 6 3 2 12 5 11 6 2 3 15 10 12 41
6 Asteras Tripolis 23 10 8 5 24 22 11 6 3 2 11 8 12 4 5 3 13 14 2 38
7 Volos NFC 23 7 9 7 24 29 11 3 4 4 8 11 12 4 5 3 16 18 -5 30
8 Atromitos 23 6 8 9 23 31 12 4 4 4 15 16 11 2 4 5 8 15 -8 26
9 PAS Giannina 23 6 6 11 21 26 12 2 4 6 8 13 11 4 2 5 13 13 -5 24
10 Apollon Smirnis 23 6 4 13 23 32 11 2 1 8 12 20 12 4 3 5 11 12 -9 22
11 OFI 23 5 4 14 19 37 12 2 3 7 10 21 11 3 1 7 9 16 -18 19
12 Lamia 21 3 6 12 11 34 10 2 2 6 7 17 11 1 4 6 4 17 -23 15
13 Panaitolikos 22 2 8 12 11 30 11 2 3 6 9 15 11 0 5 6 2 15 -19 14
14 Larissa 21 1 7 13 12 34 10 0 5 5 5 14 11 1 2 8 7 20 -22 10

Read more about Super League

The Super League is the highest level of football in Greece. The league has 16 teams playing two fixtures against each other, for a total of 30 games each. The season runs from August to May to decide a final league table. The “big three” (Olympiacos, Panathinaikos and AEK Athens; all from Athens) dominate this league.