AEK Larnaca vs Bayer Leverkusen
Europe – UEFA Europa League
Date: Thursday, 13th December 2018
Kick-off at 20.00 UK/ 21.00 CET
Venue: Neo GSP Stadium (Nicosia).
German club Bayer Leverkusen travel to Nicosia to take on AEK Larnaca in the last Europa League group stage encounter. Larnaca has already been eliminated from the competition, while Leverkusen is trying to consolidate their group-champions status.
Larnaca is the third team in group standings and has just five points on the board from their five matches. They won one match, drew two and lost the remaining two.
Leverkusen occupies the top spot in the table. The team has ten points against their name. They won three games and drew and lost a match apiece.
Larnaca lost their last match, on the road, against Paphos. The final scoreline was 1-0 in favor of the hosts. The lone goal and the winner of the game were scored by Nemen in the 45th minute.
Leverkusen won their last match, against Augsburg, at home. The Bundesliga tie had just one goal in the entire ninety minutes. It came from the boots of Alario, in the 75th minute. Augsburg did look for an equalizer but failed to find one.
AEK Larnaca vs Bayer Leverkusen Head-to-head (h2h)
- Leverkusen holds a 100% winning record against Larnaca.
- Both teams were on the scoresheet in 100% of h2h games.
- There were over 2.5 match goals in 100% of h2h ties.
- Paphos lost both of their last two overall fixtures.
- Leverkusen is unbeaten in their last four overall matches.
- Paphos was winless in two of their last three games at home.
- Bayer has lost only one of their last four ties on the road.
AEK Larnaca vs Bayer Leverkusen Prediction
The visitors hold the advantage in this tie. They have a 100% winning record against Larnaca. Bayer has already qualified for the knockouts of the Europa League, while Larnaca failed to do so earlier itself. They have the psychological disadvantage of playing against a motivated and determined team, while they themselves have nothing left to play for.
Leverkusen is unbeaten in their last four overall matches. They have also lost only one of their last four games on the road. Paphos, on the other hand, has lost two of their last two overall fixtures and was winless in two of their last three home ties.
100% of h2h matches had both teams on the scoresheet and over 2.5 match goals. Brave punters can go for the Over 2.5 match goals option also, at 1.75 odds.
AEK Larnaca vs Bayer Leverkusen Betting Tips
Bayer Leverkusen to win @ 1.90 (9/10)
Both teams to Score: YES @ 1.70 (7/10).