AEK Athens FC – Rijeka : Preview & Prediction
AEK and Rijeka are fighting at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis in a meeting for the Europa League (Group Stage).
After 1 win and 3 draws, the home team is currently in 2nd place with 6 points earned. In the last match, they drew 0-0 at home against Milan after their previous match drew 0-0 with Milan. The team arrives at this meeting after a draw with Panathinaikos for (1-1). AEK won 6, drew 2 and lost 2 of their last 10 home games for all competitions.
In this competition, you have not lost 6 matches. In 15 games, he suffered the first goal 5 times and only got 1 turn on the scoreboard. There are 2 periods in the last 11 home games in all competitions: he scored 6 of his 17 goals in the minutes (76′-90 ‘); suffered 4 of his 7 goals in the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
AEK have been having a good season, and have managed to recover from a five-game losing streak, although they have suffered only two defeats in the meantime. Now the club has been undefeated for five matches, accumulating three wins and conceding only one goal, thus giving off a certain defensive consistency. In the Greek Championship, the team occupies the lead, although it has a game more than the vice-leader, and in this competition has been characterizing, in fact, to have a good defense. This has been confirmed in the Europa League, where it has the less leaked defense of Group D, next to Milan. Depending on the combination of results, the Greeks may even secure their place in the next round of the continental tournament in that round. The coach has been stirring frequently in the tactical scheme of the team, but should keep among the eleven initials the defender Vranjes.
The visiting team is currently in 4th place, with 3 points won, after 1 win and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he won away to Austria Vienna by (1-3). In the last match, lost at home to Austria Vienna by (1-4). The team arrives in this match after a draw at home with Inter Zapresic by (0-0). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Rijeka have won 5, drawn 1 and lost 4. The team has not been very strong defensively, as they have always conceded goals in the last 4 games, but their attack has been marked with great regularity who has always scored at least one goal in the last 4 games in this competition. In 15 games, he never got around to scoring in the five games in which he conceded the first goal.
Rijeka are on the pitch a little more relieved after they have found their way back to the victory in a match with the HR Nogometni Cup, but they are still undefeated in the Croatian Championship for five rounds, with four straight defeats and only two goals . This poor performance has been confirmed also in the Europa League, since it bitter the flashlight of Group D, with very few chances of classification, boasting an average of 2.5 goals suffered per game. In the national championship, the club occupies the fourth position among ten teams, and has been characterized by a consistent defense, which, as we have seen, has not been taking place in the continental tournament. The Croatian team is one of the least finishing among the 48 participants in the Europa League, thus highlighting the inability of their creative sector. The coach is likely to keep the team in the 4-2-3-1 or 4-4-2 but will not be able to count on Mišić, who is suspended. One of the club’s highlights is midfielder Pavičić, who is expected to be in the top eleven.
AEK Athens FC – Rijeka : Betting Tips
AEK Athens FC – Win Odds: 1.75
Both teams to score / YES – Odds: 1.70
Over 2.5 Goals – Odds: 1.70