Aris overcomes AEK Athens after recovering from a 0-2 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

THESSALONíKI. Aris had a remarkable comeback against AEK Athens.

Aris overcomes AEK Athens after recovering from a 0-2 deficit. HIGHLIGHTS

THESSALONíKI. Aris had a astounding comeback against AEK Athens. AEK Athens lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%).

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 Bobby Madden who was helped by David Roome and Ross MacLeod. The 4th official was Thanasis Tzilos. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 19.8 degrees Celsius or 67.66 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 72%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 44 Ball Possession 56
  • 12 Total 11
  • 8 On Target 4
  • 4 Off Target 7
  • 1 Shots blocked 2
  • 80 Attack 74
  • 32 Dangerous attack 49
  • 68 Ball safe​ 81
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 7 Corners 4
  • 3 Total 0
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 5 Substitutions 4

Ball possession

AEK Athens had a superior ball possession 56% while Aris was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

AEK Athens was more pushing with 49 dangerous attacks and 11 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Aris found a way to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Aris shot 12 times, 8 on target, 4 off target. Regarding the opposition, AEK Athens shot 11 times, 4 on target, 7 off target.


Aris received 1 yellow card (J. Matilla). Talking about the opposition, AEK Athens received 5 yellow cards (, N. Amrabat, , P. Mantalos and ).

Match Timeline

- Yellow
J. Matilla- Yellow
L. Garcia(goal)
N. Amrabat- Yellow
L. Garcia(goal)
L. Palma- sub ->J. Iturbe
M. E. Garcia- sub ->F. Bertoglio
E. Sakic- sub ->D. Sundgren
- Yellow
P. Mantalos- Yellow
L. Palma(goal)
M. Mohammadi- sub ->P. Mantalos
D. Mancini(goal)
M. Tankovic- sub ->E. Hajsafi
S. Araujo- sub ->L. Garcia
B. Gama- sub ->D. Mancini
- Yellow
K. Ansarifard- sub ->S. Zuber
M. E. Garcia(goal)
G. Delizisis- sub ->A. Kamara


After this match, Aris will have 59 points to hold in the 7th place. On the other side, AEK Athens will stay with 56 points to hold in the 9th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Super League, Aris will play away against PAS Giannina on the 17th of May with a 6-5 head to head in favor of PAS Giannina (6 draws).

AEK Athens will host Olympiakos Piraeus on the 17th of May with a 23-8 head to head stats in favor of Olympiakos Piraeus (6 draws).

Aris – Formation

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

The manager Germán Adrián Burgos Maestromey decided to play with the following team: .


Aris made 5 changes: J. Iturbe for L. Palma (61′), F. Bertoglio for M. E. Garcia (62′), D. Sundgren for E. Sakic (62′), D. Mancini for B. Gama (88′) and A. Kamara for G. Delizisis (90′).

AEK Athens – Formation

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

Sokratis Ofridopoulos played with: .


AEK Athens made 4 changes: P. Mantalos for M. Mohammadi (81′), E. Hajsafi for M. Tankovic (88′), L. Garcia for S. Araujo (88′) and S. Zuber for K. Ansarifard (90′).

Results of the day

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