Doxa Katokopia will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 2-0 First Division success against Nea Salamis.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games that Doxa Katokopia have shown defensive steel. In fact, Doxa have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, shipping 8 goals during that time.
Leading up to this clash, Doxa Katokopia:
- have not won against AEL Limassol in their last 8 league games.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 home league matches.
AEL Limassol will come into the match after a 4-1 First Division win with the defeat of Enosis Neon Paralimni in their most recent fixture.
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 games featuring AEL Limassol, three or more goals have been hit. The average goals scored per game during that time is 3.17, with the average number of goals for AEL Limassol being 1.67. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen whether that pattern will be sustained in this next game.
Their prior results show that AEL Limassol:
- are undefeated by Doxa Katokopia when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. A solid away record against them.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
Checking on their past head to head results going back to 09/09/2017 tells us that these fixtures have been miserable for Doxa Katokopia. They have not managed to get themselves any victories at all while AEL Limassol have dominated them, beating them in 67% of those matches.
In all, 15 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 5 from Doxa and 10 for AEL Limassol. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
Team News: Doxa Katokopia
Doxa Katokopia manager Loukas Hadjiloukas will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game with a fully injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: AEL Limassol
Thanks to a fully healthy group available for selection, AEL Limassol boss Dušan Kerkez does not have any fitness worries to report ahead of this game.
We’re inclined to think that Doxa Katokopia might need a bit of good fortune to see themselves scoring against this AEL Limassol team who we think should manage to score & go ahead.
We’re going for a very even contest with a 0-1 win for AEL Limassol when the full-time whistle blows.
Looking forward to watching this one unfold.
What are the top odds for this match?
Turning to the betting odds on the 90 minute result market, putting your money on Doxa Katokopia is best priced at 3.66, a bet on the game finishing all-square is 3.52 & putting your money on the win for AEL Limassol gets 1.96. They’re the most competitive market prices being offered right now.