Ionian-PAS Ioannina: “Six-point” battle for survival in Nice


One of the so-called “extending battles for survival” takes place on Saturday afternoon (29/4, 19:15) at the Neapolis stadium, where Ionikos welcomes PAS Ioannina as part of the 5th matchday of the Stoiximan Super League Playouts.

The game will be televised by Cosmote Sport 1 HDbroadcast by News Bulletin 247while there will be a live update from

From +2 from the Ionian and the relegation zone (where Nikao are), PAS Ioannina starts this battle, which last Saturday (22/4) prevailed 3-2 hosting him Panetolico and even with a twist on the twist. Thus, he returned to winning after twelve matches and took a significant “breather”, while in his attempt to stay (which got involved after his deformation after January) in the two ceremonial “turns” he welcomes Asteras Tripoli and is hosted by Levadeiakos, respectively.

On the other hand, the home team, the previous matchday, showed competitive character and returned to the final of the away match against Leviathantaking “X” (2-2). They fell into the relegation zone, but they hold their fate in their own hands. And this is because two of their three remaining matches are played at the Neapolis stadium, where they have three wins in their four recent encounters (in addition, there have been relevant calls from the Tsirigotis administration to the fans of Ionikos to rush to the stadium). In the last game they welcome Lamia, while in between they travel to Crete to play OFI.

In the competitive part, Michalis Grigoriou he does not count on the Ionian in his services Fatiga (who is in excellent form), who completed four yellow cards in the same number of first matches of the Playouts and was automatically declared to serve in the next match, namely the one against PAS. Besides O Cabral, who continues to struggle with injury. As far as the guests are concerned, they return Soulis and Rienstrawhile o Thanasis Staikos he will not have the traumas at his disposal Kiako, Carachalio and Leo.

Possible compositions:

Ionic (Mihalis Grigoriou): Houtsiotis – Mygas, Romao, Chigrinski, Valerianos – Kanias, Sakics, Massas – Seba, Manzis, Gouleri.

PAS Ioannina (Thanasis Staikos): Tsintotas – Soria, Pantelakis, Eramouspe, Pelios – Liassos, Gino, Pamlidis – Resero, Balan, Moreira.

Referee: Fire

Assistants: Buxbaum, Vergetis

4th referee: Polychronis

VAR: Gamaris, Samoilis

The two matches of the two teams ended in a draw during the regular season (2-2 in Nice in the first round and 0-0 in Ioannina in the second).

In 5 meetings between the two teams with Ionikos as host:

2 Ionian victories

3 ties

PAS Ioannina wins

GOAL: 7-3

Source: Sport Fm

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