Volos NFC and PAS Giannina meet at Panthessaliko Stadio, in a match for the 5th round of the Super league. This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never met before. PAS Giannina presents considerable differences in his results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be decisive.
Volos NFC :
The home team is currently in 4th position, with 7 points won, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, they drew at home against PAOK by (0‑0). In the last match, they won away against Lamia by (1‑2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 wins, 2 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 3 victories, 5 draws and 7 defeats in their stadium, with 10 goals scored and 18 suffered. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Volos NFC won 2, tied 3 and lost 5. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, as 11 of their last 18 matches have ended with Under 2.5 goals.
In the last match, Volos beat Lamia, 2×1, outside their domain. Returning to play in their stadium, it will be essential to seek a positive result to continue climbing places in the leaderboard. This year, the team has shown some problems in its defensive system, as it has suffered goals in most of its matches.
After 2 draws, the visiting team is currently in 10th position, with 2 points won. In their last match, they tied against Olympiakos Piraeus at home by (1‑1), after in the previous match having drawn away, in a match against Aris, by (2‑2). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses as a visitor, with 12 goals scored and 22 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 16 goals scored and 10 suffered. In the last match they played, for the Friendlies, they lost to Veria away by (3‑0). In their last 4 away matches PAS Giannina has recorded 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 9 matches.
Adding three consecutive games without a victory, Giannina will have to win again to continue climbing places in the leaderboard. In the last match, the team lost to Veria, in a friendly match. Like its rival, one of the problems presented by the team has been in its defensive play, since it has suffered goals in seven of the last ten games.