AEK Athens recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Ionikos 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ATHENS. AEK Athens managed to reverse the score against Ionikos to win 2-1.

AEK Athens recovers a 0-1 deficit to prevail over Ionikos 2-1. HIGHLIGHTS

ATHENS. AEK Athens was able to reverse the scoreline against Ionikos to win 2-1. It was Ionikos to strike first with a goal of Sebá at the 38′. Then it was a goal in the 82′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Steven Zuber gave the win to AEK Athens in the 90′ minute. AEK Athens was much better in terms of ball possession (74%) and that was among the factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Dimotiko Gipedo Neapolis Nikaias stadium in Athens on Sunday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Anastasios Sidiropoulos assisted by Hassan Kula and Theofilos Moisiadis. The 4th official was Dimitris Maloutas. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.9 degrees Celsius or 58.75 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 26 Ball Possession 74
Shots
  • 10 Total 19
  • 2 On Target 9
  • 8 Off Target 10
  • 1 Shots blocked 7
  • 50 Attack 138
  • 23 Dangerous attack 91
  • 71 Ball safe​ 107
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 0 Corners 10
  • 2 Off Sides 2
Fouls
  • 17 Total 17
  • 5 Yellow Cards 5
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 3 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

AEK Athens was in firm control of the ball 74% while Ionikos was struggling with a 26% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

AEK Athens was more aggressive with 91 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why AEK Athens won the match.​

Ionikos shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, AEK Athens shot 19 times, 9 on target, 10 off target.

Cards

Ionikos received 5 yellow cards (Bandiougou Fadiga, Georgios Valerianos, Alaixys Romao, José Alberto Cañas and Fabien Antunes). On the opposite side, AEK Athens received 5 yellow cards (Domagoj Vida, Damian Szymanski, Harold Moukoudi, Lazaros Rota and Steven Zuber).

Match Timeline

Bandiougou Fadiga- Yellow
35'
Sebá(goal)Bandiougou Fadiga
38'
41'
Domagoj Vida- Yellow
Fabien Antunes- sub ->Hugo Sousa
50'
55'
Damian Szymański- Yellow
60'
Harold Moukoudi- Yellow
62'
Paolo Fernandes- sub ->Tom van Weert
63'
Mijat Gaćinović- sub ->Damian Szymanski
Georgios Valerianos- Yellow
64'
Jacques-Alaixys Romao- Yellow
69'
74'
Petros Mantalos- sub ->Orbelín Pineda
74'
Steven Zuber- sub ->Nordin Amrabat
Simon Rrumbullaku- sub ->Bandiougou Fadiga
75'
82'
Domagoj Vida(goal)Paolo Fernandes
José Alberto Cañas- Yellow
83'
Fabien Antunes- Yellow
84'
Vasilios Mantzis- sub ->K. Woolery
88'
90'
Steven Zuber(goal)Petros Mantalos
90'
Lazaros Rota- Yellow
90'
Steven Zuber- Yellow

Standings

After playing this contest, Ionikos will stay with 8 points to hold in the 14th place. On the other side, AEK Athens will have 44 points to remain in the 2nd place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Super League, Ionikos will play away against Lamia on the 30th of January with a 4-1 head to head record in favor of Lamia (1 draw).

AEK Athens will host Aris on the 29th of January with a 16-8 head to head statistic in favor of AEK Athens (9 draws).

Ionikos – Formation

Ionikos
G
7.4
D
Dmytro Chygrynskiy 16.Ukraine
7.0
D
Hugo Sousa 3.Portugal
7.1
50'
D
6.9
64'
M
Emanuel Šakić 66.Austria
7.0
M
7.7
69'
M
6.9
83'
M
Kaiyne Woolery 11.England
7.0
88'
M
Sebá 92.Brazil
7.3
Goals38'
F
Bandiougou Fadiga 75.France
7.4
75' 35'
F
Georgios Mygas 22.Greece
7.1
Substitutes
G
D
Simon Rrumbullaku 20.Albania
6.3
75'
M
Fabien Antunes 6.France
6.7
50' 84'
M
Raman Chibsah 5.Ghana
F
Maximiliano Lovera 34.Argentina
F
Jerson Cabral 26.Cape Verde Islands
F
Vasilios Mantzis 99.Greece
88'

Ionikos started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

The manager Dimitris Spanos decided to play with the following team: Lefteris Choutesiotis (7.4), Dmytro Chygrynskiy (7.0), Hugo Sousa (7.1), Georgios Valerianos (6.9), Emanuel Šakić (7.0), Kaiyne Woolery (7.0), Jacques-Alaixys Romao (7.7), José Alberto Cañas (6.9), Sebá (7.3), Bandiougou Fadiga (7.4) and Georgios Mygas (7.1).

The home team had on the bench: Georgios Christodoulou, Konstantinos Tsirigotis, Fabien Antunes (6.7), Simo Roumpoulakou (6.3), Raman Chibsah, Maximiliano Lovera, Christos Eleftheriadis, Jerson Cabral and Vasilios Mantzis.

Substitutions

Ionikos made 3 changes: Hugo Sousa for Fabien Antunes (50′), Bandiougou Fadiga for Simo Rumbullaku (75′) and K. Woolery for Vasilios Mantzis (88′).

Best player: Jacques-Alaixys Romao​

The most impressive player for Ionikos was Jacques-Alaixys Romao.

His rating is (7.7) with 14 passes (57% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 9.

AEK Athens – Formation

AEK Athens
G
6.6
D
Lazaros Rota 12.Greece
7.6
90'
D
Domagoj Vida 21.Croatia
7.3
41' Goals82'
D
Harold Moukoudi 2.France
6.8
60'
D
Ehsan Haji Safi 28.Iran
7.0
M
Nordin Amrabat 5.Morocco
6.8
74'
M
6.2
63' 55'
M
Orbelín Pineda 13.Mexico
6.8
74'
M
Jens Jonsson 6.Denmark
6.8
F
Tom Van Weert 9.Netherlands
7.2
62'
F
Sergio Araujo 11.Argentina
6.6
Substitutes
G
Cican Stanković 1.Austria
D
Gerasimos Mitoglou 24.Greece
D
Georgios Tzavellas 31.Greece
D
Vedad Radonja 37.Bosnia and Herzegovina
M
6.7
63'
M
Alexander Fransson 14.Sweden
M
Petros Mantalos 20.Greece
6.7
74'
M
Steven Zuber 10.Switzerland
6.4
74' 90' Goals90'
F
Paolo Fernandes 22.Spain
7.1
62'

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

Matías Jesús Almeyda played with: Giorgos Athanasiadis (6.6), Lazaros Rota (7.6), Domagoj Vida (7.3), Harold Moukoudi (6.8), Ehsan Haji Safi (7.0), Nordin Amrabat (6.8), Damian Szymański (6.2), Orbelín Pineda (6.8), Jens Jønsson (6.8), Tom van Weert (7.2) and Sergio Araujo (6.6).

They had on the bench: Cican Stanković, Gerasimos Mitoglou, Georgios Tzavellas, Vedad Radonja, Mijat Gaćinović (6.7), Alexander Fransson, Petros Mantalos (6.7), Steven Zuber (6.4) and Paolo Fernandes (7.1).

Substitutions

AEK Athens made 4 changes: Tom van Weert for Paolo Fernandes (62′), Damian Szymanski for Mijat Gacinovic  (63′), Orbelín Pineda for Petros Mantalos (74′) and Nordin Amrabat for Steven Zuber (74′).

Best player: Lazaros Rota​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for AEK Athens was Lazaros Rota even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.6) with 63 passes (82% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 11. He performed 5 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Super League.​