AEK Athens and Wolfsburg meet at Olympiako Stadio Spyros Louis, in a match for this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Playoffs). These two teams have never met before, so this will be their first head-to-head. In this match, the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
AEK Athens :
The home team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Playoffs) after a win away (0‑1) against St. Gallen. This is a team that curiously tends to achieve more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games they have recorded 9 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 23 goals scored and 12 suffered; against 8 victories, 4 draws and 3 defeats in his stadium, with 25 goals scored and 9 suffered. In the last match they played, for the Super league, they beat Lamia at home by (3‑0). In their last 10 home matches AEK Athens has recorded 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he has scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches.
AEK Athens comes to this match after a 3-0 win at the Lamia stadium visit, adding their third consecutive victory in official matches. It should be noted that the Greeks reach this round of the Europa League after beating St Gallen 0-1. In this decisive match against Wolfsburg, coach Massimo Carrera is expected to play 4-3-3, favoring the defensive organization and counterattacking on the flanks. The man who plays in the midfield, Captain Petros Mantalos, is responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. All players are available for this game.
The visiting team reaches this stage of the UEFA Europa League (Playoffs) after having played previous qualifiers with: Desna and Kukësi. This is a team that curiously has been stronger away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses as a visitor; against 5 victories, 4 draws and 6 defeats in his stadium. The team comes to this match after a draw against Freiburg by (1‑1). In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Wolfsburg won 6, drew 2 and lost 2. Their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, as 23 of their last 26 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals and 17 out of 26 have ended with Over 2.5 goals.
Wolfsburg comes to this match after a one-ball draw against Freiburg, in a Bundesliga match. It should be noted that the visitors won, in the last round of the Europa League, Desna by 2×0 In this match against AEK Athens, coach Oliver Glasner must keep the team at 4-3-3, favoring maintenance of possession and organized attacks, especially through the left: Josip Brekalo is very fast and competent in transporting the ball for attack. Outside of this game are João Victor, Kevin Mbabu, Marin Pongračić and William, all with physical problems.