AEK Athens FC VS Dyn. Kiev ( BETTING TIPS, Match Preview & Expert Analysis )
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PREVIEW & TIPS FOR AEK Athens FC vs Dyn. Kiev
AEK and Dynamo Kiev are playing at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis in a UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie. These two teams have never faced each other before, so this will be their first direct confrontation.
AEK Athens FC Team News
The home side managed to gain access to this phase of the Europa League (round of 32) after second place in Group D with a total of 8 points. The team arrives at this meeting after a home win with Asteras Tripolis by (1-0). In the last 4 games he played at home in the Europa League, AEK won 1 and drew 3.
In this competition, he has not lost any of the last 8 games he has played. In the last 20 home games in all competitions there are 1 highlights: he has scored 5 of his 12 goals in between the minutes (46′-60 ‘).
AEK Athens FC vs Dyn. Kiev Stats
AEK are third in a series of four consecutive appearances before their fans, who must be satisfied with the club’s performance, after which they are unbeaten twenty-two games since their last defeat came in October 2017. Now the team has come in four consecutive victories, three of them by the Greek Championship, where it occupies the vice-leadership. The team’s greatest asset this season has been the second-lowest defender in the national championship, and also showed consistency in the Europa League as they qualified in second place in Group D with just five goals conceded. For this duel, coach Jiménez should set up the team in 3-4-1-2 or 4-3-3, with Christodoulopoulos in the offensive sector.
Dyn. Kiev Team News
The visiting team managed to gain access to this phase of the Europa League (round of 32) after the first place they won in Group B with a total of 13 points. In the last game that played, for the Friendly, lost with Sarpsborg 08 out for (1-0). In the last 4 games as a visitor to the Europa League, Dynamo Kiev has 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. The team has conceded goals in 6 of their last eight games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has scored regularly, as they managed to achieve in 7 of the last 8 games in this competition.
Dynamo Kiev come into the field for their eighth game in 2018, but the first official, since all the matches played so far were friendly, of which the club won two, lost three and drew two. Despite the recent questionable performance in the preparation games, the team has been making a good campaign this season as it holds the Ukrainian Championship runner-up, and in the Europa League managed to qualify in the Group B lead with a five-point lead over the second placed, the Partizan Belgrade. The great highlight of the team has been their defense, which is the least leaked of the national championship, although in the continental tournament has failed to keep up the same pace. It is very likely that the coach will organize the team in the 4-2-3-1, having to keep the Brazilian Júnior Moraes as reference in the attack.
AEK Athens FC vs Dyn. Kiev Predictions
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