PIRAEUS. Volos NFC and Olympiakos Piraeus draw 1-1. O. Ozegovic scored the first goal (29′) for Volos NFC. Y. El equalized (76′). Olympiakos Piraeus was vastly better in terms of ball possession (66%)
The match was played at the Stadio Georgios Karaiskáki stadium in Piraeus on Sunday and it started at 6:30 pm local time. The referee was Vasilis Fotias with the assistance of Chrysoula Kourompylia and Andreas Meintanas. The 4th official was Dimitris Maloutas. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was extremely hot at 30.2 degrees Celsius or 86.27 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 52%.
Olympiakos Piraeus had a superior ball possession 66% while Volos NFC was struggling with a 34% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Olympiakos Piraeus was more aggressive with 73 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Olympiakos Piraeus to win the match.
Olympiakos Piraeus shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. Talking about the opposition, Volos NFC shot 5 times, 1 on target, 4 off target.
Olympiakos Piraeus received 4 yellow cards (S. Vrsaljko, O. Reabciuk, P. Kunde and O. Ba). On the other side, Volos NFC received 1 yellow card (T. Tsokanis).
After this encounter, Olympiakos Piraeus will have 8 points to hold in the 2nd place. Talking about the opposition, Volos NFC will have 5 points to hold in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Super League, Olympiakos Piraeus will play away with Aris on the 18th of September with a 21-4 head to head statistic in favor of Olympiakos Piraeus (7 draws).
Volos NFC will host Ionikos on the 17th of September with a 1-0 head to head in favor of Volos NFC (3 draws).
Olympiakos Piraeus – Formation
Olympiakos Piraeus adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Carlos Corberán Vallet decided to play with the following team: Tomáš Vaclík, Šime Vrsaljko , Sokratis , Ousseynou Ba , Oleg Reabciuk , Pierre Kunde , Yann M’Vila , Josh Bowler , Mathieu Valbuena , Giorgos Masouras and Ui-Jo Hwang .
The home team had on the bench: Konstantinos Tzolakis, Panagiotis Retsos, Pipa, Andreas Bouchalakis, Pep Biel , Aguibou Camara, Garry Rodrigues , Youssef El Arabi and Konrad de la Fuente .
Olympiakos Piraeus made 5 changes: Hwang Ui-Jo for Y. El Arabi (46′), S. Vrsaljko for Pipa (46′), G. Masouras for P. Biel (46′), J. Bowler for G. Rodrigues (69′) and M. Valbuena for K. de la Fuente (78′).
Best player: Mathieu Valbuena
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Olympiakos Piraeus was Mathieu Valbuena.
His rating iswith 31 passes (83% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 1 duel out of 5. He performed 8 crosses.
Volos NFC – Formation
Also Volos NFC adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Konstantinos Bratsos played with: Boris Kleiman, Nikolai Alho , Rodrigo Escoval , Christos Shelis , Antonio Luna , Jean Barrientos , Tasos Tsokanis , Paolo Fernandes , Nicolás Mezquida , Miloš Deletić and Ognjen Ožegović .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Symeon Papadopoulos, Abdul Rahman Weiss, Odysseas Lymperakis, Juha Pirinen, Dimitrios Metaxas , Javier Matilla , Cristian Battocchio , Victor Fernandez and Bogdan Stamenković.
Volos NFC made 5 changes: N. Mezquida for V. Fernandez (58′), T. Tsokanis for D. Metaxas (78′), M. Deletic for J. Matilla (78′), J. Barrientos for C. Battocchio (85′) and O. Ozegovic for J. Pirinen (86′).
Best player: Jean Barrientos
The player that probably impressed the most for Volos NFC was Jean Barrientos.
His rating iswith 31 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super League.