Zurich vs AEK Larnaca Prediction & Match Preview

Zurich vs AEK Larnaca
UEFA Europa League
Date; Thursday, 29 November 2018
Kick-off at 17.55 UK/ 18.55 CET
Venue: Letzigrund Stadion (Zürich).

Zurich hosts AEK Larnaca in the fifth matchday of UEFA Europa League at the Letzigrund Stadion, this Thursday.

The Swiss team holds the second position in Group A standings after posting nine points on the board from their four matches. Zurich has recorded three wins, zero draws and a lone loss in their campaign. They managed to score five goals while conceding three.

Larnaca is placed dead-last in a group of four. They were able to register only two points on the table so far. The team from Cyprus drew two and lost two of their total four. They remain winless so far.  Larnaca scored three goals from their four fixtures and conceded six.

AEK Larnaca recorded a victory in their last matchday against APOEL, in their league campaign. The tightly contested match saw just one goal in the whole of ninety minutes. Taulemesse scored for the home team, Larnaca, in the 35th minute, which turned out to be the winner.

Zurich will be high in confidence after orchestrating a comeback win in their last league match, against Xamax, on the road. The high-goalscoring thriller saw a total of six goals. At the 60th minute mark, Zurich was trailing by two goals to nil. Then in the space of three minutes, they added two goals and equalized the score.

Xamax managed to take back the lead once more in the 66th minute. But Zurich held on to their nerves and equalized once again.

Zurich vs AEK Larnaca Head-to-head (h2h)

  • Zurich has a 100% winning record against Larnaca.
  • Larnaca has never scored against Zurich.
  • Zurich has lost only four of their last 18 games.
  • Larnaca was winless in eight of their last 15 matches.
  • Zurich has tasted a loss in only two of their last 11 home games.
  • Larnaca was winless in nine of their last 15 games on the road.

Zurich vs AEK Larnaca Prediction

The Swiss team holds the advantage in this match. They have a 100% winning record against Larnaca. Also, the visitors have never scored a goal against Zurich.

The hosts have only lost four of their last 18 games. At home too, they seem like a dangerous prospect. Only two losses in their last 11 home ties.

Larnaca, on the other hand, is struggling both at home as well as on the road. They remained winless in nine of their last 15 ties on the road.

100% of head-to-head matches between these teams ended with under 2.5 match goals.

Zurich vs AEK Larnaca Betting Tips

  • Zurich to win @ 1.80 (4/5)
  • Under 2.5 match goals @ 1.90 (9/10).