Super League: AEK Athens estinguishes Panaitolikos 4-1 with a fantastic performance

MAINZ. AEK Athens demolishes Panaitolikos 4-1 with goals of

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MAINZ. AEK Athens demolishes Panaitolikos 4-1 with goals of Sergio Araujo (13′), L. Garcia (35′), Orbelín Pineda (51′) and Nordin Amrabat (55′). Regarding the opposition, Panaitolikos scored with ​João Pedro (39′ pen). AEK Athens was vastly superior ball possession (70%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the OPEL ARENA stadium in Mainz on Sunday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Christos Vergetis with the collaboration of Andreas Fotopoulos and Antonios Siniorakis. The 4th official was Alexandros Tsakalidis. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 6.8 degrees Celsius or 44.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 74%.​

Match Statistics

AEK Athens was in firm control of the ball 70% while Panaitolikos was struggling with a 30% ball possession.

AEK Athens was more aggressive with 88 dangerous attacks and 25 shots of which 9 were on target. Which is one of the reasons AEK Athens won the match.

AEK Athens shot 25 times, 9 on target, 16 off target. On the opposite side, Panaitolikos shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to AEK Athens. Talking about the opposition, Panaitolikos received 4 yellow cards (Georgios Liavas, João Pedro, Ilias Chatzitheodoridis and Levan Shengelia).

After this match, AEK Athens will have 38 points to stay in the 2nd place. Regarding the opposition, Panaitolikos will stay with 19 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 13'
    13'

    Sergio Araujo

  • 19'
    19'

    Georgios Liavas

    Konstantinos Apostolakis

  • 35'
    35'

    L. Garcia

  • 39'
    39'

    João Pedro (Penalty)

  • 51'
    51'

    Orbelín Pineda

  • 55'
    55'

    Nordin Amrabat

  • 64'
    64'

    Alexandros Malis

    Dimitrios Kolovos

  • 64'
    64'

    Levan Shengelia

    Georgios Xenitidis

  • 64'
    64'

    Georgios Liavas

  • 66'
    66'

    João Pedro

  • 68'
    68'

    Ilias Chatzitheodoridis

  • 72'
    72'

    Paolo Fernandes

    Sergio Araujo

  • 72'
    72'

    Tom van Weert

    L. Garcia

  • 72'
    72'

    Steven Zuber

    Orbelín Pineda

  • 73'
    73'

    Giannis Bouzoukis

    Jorge Díaz

  • 73'
    73'

    Petros Mantalos

    Sergio Araujo

  • 73'
    73'

    Jonathan Morsay

    Ilias Chatzitheodoridis

  • 84'
    84'

    Levan Shengelia

Next match

In the upcoming Super League match, AEK Athens will play away against Ionikos on the 22nd of January with a 7-0 head to head statistic in favor of AEK Athens (0 draws).

Panaitolikos will host PAS Giannina on the 20th of January with a 7-7 head to head record.

AEK Athens: Formation and Lineups

AEK Athens started with a 4-3-1-2 line-up (4-3-1-2).

The manager Matías Jesús Almeyda chose to play with the following team: Giorgos Athanasiadis (6.4), Lazaros Rota (6.8), Domagoj Vida (7.3), Harold Moukoudi (7.0), Ehsan Haji Safi (7.4), Nordin Amrabat (9.0), Damian Szymański (7.3), Orbelín Pineda (7.7), Jens Jønsson (7.1), Sergio Araujo (7.9) and Levi García (7.8).

Substitutes

AEK Athens made 4 changes: L. Garcia for Tom van Weert (72′), Orbelín Pineda for Steven Zuber (72′), Sergio Araujo for Paolo Fernandes (72′) and Sergio Araujo for Petros Mantalos (73′).

Top player: Nordin Amrabat

The player who no doubt impressed AEK Athens the most was Nordin Amrabat.

His rating is (9.0) with 1 goal, 43 passes (76% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 2. He performed 10 crosses.

Panaitolikos: Formation and Lineups

Panaitolikos started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Yannis Anastasiou played with: Giannis Anestis (6.1), Konstantinos Apostolakis (6.3), Sebastian Mladen (6.1), Jacob Une Larsson (6.1), Diamantis Chouchoumis (5.6), Johan Martensson (6.4), Jorge Díaz (6.3), Giorgos Xenidis (6.6), Dimitrios Kolovos (6.4), João Pedro Silva (7.1) and Ilias Chatzitheodoridis (6.8).

Panaitolikos could not rely on the presence of Georgios Liavas (injured).

Substitutes

Panaitolikos made 5 changes: Konstantinos Apostolakis for Georgios Liavas (19′), Dimitrios Kolovos for Alexandros Malis (64′), Georgios Xenitidis for Levan Shengelia (64′), Ilias Chatzitheodoridis for Jonathan Morsay (73′) and Jorge Díaz for Giannis Bouzoukis (74′).

Top player: João Pedro Silva

Probably the most impressive player in Panaitolikos was João Pedro Silva.

His rating is (7.1) with 1 goal, 24 passes (79% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 10. He performed 2 crosses.

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