THESSALONíKI. Aris was after all too good for Volos NFC with the goal of M. García was the star player of the match after he scored in the 47th, 60th and 74th minute. Manu García (47′), Manu García (60′) and Manu García (74′). Aris took advantage of its better ball possession (58%).
The match was played at the Stadio Harilaou Kleánthis Vikelídis stadium in Thessaloníki on Saturday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Konstantinos Katoikos who had the assistance of Iordanis Aptosoglou and Michael Nidriotis. The 4th official was Stavros Tsimenteridis. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13 degrees Celsius or 55.38 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
Aris was in firm control of the ball 58% while Volos NFC was struggling with a 42% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Volos NFC was putting more pressure with 35 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 1 were on target. Anyway, Aris was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.
Aris shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the other side, Volos NFC shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target.
Aris didn’t receive any yellow card. Regarding the opposition, Volos NFC received 2 yellow cards (Milos Deletic and Enzo Gaggi).
After this contest, Aris will have 31 points to sit in the 5th place. Talking about the opposition, Volos NFC will stay with 29 points to sit in the 6th place.
In the next match in the Super League, Aris will play away with AEK Athens on the 29th of January with a 16-8 head to head record in favor of AEK Athens (9 draws).
Volos NFC will host Panaitolikos on the 28th of January with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Volos NFC (4 draws).
Aris – Formation
Aris started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Alan Pardew decided to play with the following team: Julián Cuesta, Salem M’Bakata , Fabiano , Jakub Brabec , Marvin Peersman , Manu García , Cheick Doukouré , Vladimír Darida , Daniel Mancini , Andre Gray and Mateo García .
The home team had on the bench: Marios Siabanis, Moses Odubajo, Bradley Mazikou, Konstantinos Tanoulis, Oghenekaro Etebo , Juan Iturbe , Edwin Rodríguez, Michalis Panagidis and Rafail Sgouros.
Aris made 5 changes: Salem M’Bakata for Moses Odubajo (22′), Vladimir Darida for Peter Etebo (69′), Andre Gray for Juan Iturbe (80′), Daniel Mancini for Bradley Mazikou (80′) and Mateo García for E. Rodríguez (80′).
Best player: Manu García
The player that probably impressed the most for Aris was Manu García.
His rating iswith 3 goals, 39 passes (79% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 6. He performed 1 cross.
Volos NFC – Formation
Volos NFC started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Konstantinos Bratsos played with: Boris Kleiman, Nikolai Alho , Rodrigo Escoval , Juha Pirinen , Antonio Luna , Jean Barrientos , Dimitrios Metaxas , Miloš Deletić , Nicolás Mezquida , Michaell Chirinos and Ognjen Ožegović .
These were the players on the bench: Matic Kotnik, Kyriakos Aslanidis, Christos Shelis, Felipe Pires, Enzo Gaggi , Harouna Sy , Alexandros Kartalis, Georgios Koutsias and Efstathios Tachatos.
Volos NFC made 4 changes: Dimitrios Metaxas for Enzo Gaggi (56′), Nicolás Mezquida for Felipe Pires (68′), Antonio Luna for H. Sy (68′) and Ognjen Ozegovic for Georgios Koutsias (84′).
Best player: Dimitrios Metaxas
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Volos NFC was Dimitrios Metaxas.
His rating iswith 20 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 4.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League.