Match of the weekend: Anorthosi - Apollon, Apoel - AEK Larnaca
By cy.Reporter, 30, April, 2022
Anorthosis- Apollon Limassol, round of playoffs, stadium: "Antonis Papadopoulos" ,, April 30, 2022 19:00, cablenet1
Anorthosis hosts Apollon Limassol and both opponents want the victory to achieve the goals they have set by the end of the season. Anorthosis can not make another ticket and Apollon Limassol can win the title.
It comes from two consecutive defeats, one in the championship by AEK and one by Omonia for the semifinals of the cup. Timur Ketspaya's team wants the victory in order to maintain its hopes for a place in Europe in the new season with the match being described as final by the people of the team, especially after the continuous unsuccessful results in the two competitions in which the team participates.
Apollon Limassol wants to recover from the shock where it was defeated at home by Paphos and sees its difference from the other teams to decrease significantly. In recent days, Alexander Tsorniger has tried to change the climate in the team and boost the morale of the players, as the continuous unsuccessful results seem to weigh on the legs of the players of the team, however, with the victory that has made a key "step" for him. title. .
Plus and minus
+ Has three wins in the last five home games of the league
- The latest unsuccessful results have given more stress
+ Undefeated in their last five away league games
- He has to get the three-pointer from February 10 and the match against AEL.
In the last five matches Anorthosis has two defeats, one draw and two wins
In the last five matches, Apollon Limassol has one defeat and four draws
In four of the five Apollon matches, less than 2.5 goals have been scored.
In the last nine matches, Apollon has seven draws and two defeats
In all three of Apollon's last five matches, both teams have scored
In 82 matches Anorthosis counts 29 wins, 28 draws and 25 times Apollon celebrated the victory
Watford's list is said to include Timur Ketspaia, as the English club is in search of the coach who will sit on the team's bench for the new season. The English club has already created a list of candidate coaches and the Georgian is said to be on it according to the British media that deal with the Watford report.
Weight in psychology
Without Fano Katelari, Basel Zranti, Giorgos Malelekidis and Haris Mavria, who is punished when Apollon plays against Anorthosis, however, the most important area even from the absences is that of psychology, as the team is in first place. of the scoreboard, the continuous negatives of the last two months have created concern and extra pressure.
Anorthosis 4-3-3: Loria, Korea, Korea, Risvanis, Habartzumian, Artimatas, Husbauer, Christodoulopoulos, Deletic, Warda, Novotny.
Apollon 4-4-2: Jovanovic, Filiotis, Roberts, Bukasin, Hamas, Kohl, Spoliaric, Kyriakou, Albanis, Dabo, Pittas.
APOEL-AEK Larnaca, playoffs, stadium: "GSP", 18:00, Sunday 1 May, cablenetsport1
APOEL and AEK Larnaca want the victory for different reasons, with the hosts wanting the victory to maintain their hopes for a title and the guests wanting the victory, in order to remain in the positions that lead to the upcoming European season.
Everyone at APOEL wants to continue from where they finished last game. Sofroni Augousti's team got a great three-pointer on Mars in Limassol and is now a "breath" away from Apollon. Thus, with a victory over AEK, he will keep his luck in his hands, as the upcoming match will face Apollon Limassol away from home. In terms of competition, except are the punished Savic, Endogala, Caro and De Vincenti who suffers from a muscle spasm.
It may be a 2-1 defeat by Ethnikos Achnas in the middle of the week for the semifinals of the cup, however, everyone in AEK is turning their attention to Saturday's analysis. The goal is for the team to leave with a positive result and if possible with a victory, in order to maintain the mathematical hopes for the title and of course to remain in the leading positions and give a ticket for the upcoming season. In the last match before the break for Easter, AEK Larnaca had prevailed over Anorthosis 1-0.
Plus and minus
+ Comes from two consecutive victories and has an elevated psychology
-Counts only two home wins in the last five home games of the league.
+ She has scored in four of her last five games
- Has three defeats in the last five away league games
In the last five games he has two wins, two defeats and one draw
In the last five games in all competitions he has two defeats, two wins and one draw
In three of the last five matches of APOEL, more than 2.5 goals have been scored
In one of the last five matches of APOEL, only one of the two teams has scored
In three of the five matches of AEK Larnaca, more than 2.5 goals have been scored
In 75 matches APOEL has 36 victories, 20 matches ended in a draw and AEK Larnaca prevailed 19 times
Zahid: "The title where it belongs"
Gaya Zahid wished the title to return to his former team, saying: "Only APOEL. Good success in the match with AEK. I wish the best to APOEL, to the world administration. "Let's take the three points and the championship where it belongs."
Andros Karapatakis announced that he will leave the presidency of the team after the end of the season, while the same began to be rumored about Xavi Rokas who has excellent relations with the president of the team. However, everyone is trying to persuade and change this decision and if Andros Karapatakis stays in the team, Roca will stay.
APOEL 4-3-3: Michael, Pedro, Vinicius, Eselinx, Zampala, Sarfo, Souza, Danilo, Maglitsa, Theodorou, Natel
AEK Larnaca 4-3-3: Toumpas, Rozales, Milisevic, Gonzalez, Garcia, Ledes, Altman, Mamas, Trichovsky, Faraz, Giurcho