The “eternal” derby with… the language of numbers

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Panathinaikos welcomes Olympiakos to Leoforos (21:00, CosmoteSport 1), at big derby top of the 21st matchday of the Stoiximan Super League.

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The two teams will meet for the fourth time in the season, since in addition to the match of the First Round which was not completed and was won by Panathinaikos with 3-0, there was also their match for the “16” of the Greek Cup, which was decided in the penalty shootout, after the two matches ended in a draw, 1-1 at Leoforos and 0-0 at Karaiskakis Stadium.

Panathinaikos has been defeated in only one of its last eleven meetings with Olympiakos, regardless of home and organization. In those eleven games there are six draws, four wins by the Greens and one by the Red and Whites, which was for last season’s Playoffs.

In general, however, the draw is the winner in the derby between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos when the Greens are the home team. The games between them don’t even have many goals, with 10 of the 68 having ended 0-0, while overall the average goals per game is just 2.01.

The most popular score is 1-1, with 14 appearances, while only three times Panathinaikos and four times Olympiacos have scored three or more goals in a game.

No footballer has scored a hat trick in a match between Panathinaikos and Olympiacos, while Masouras, El Arabi, Tzibour, Cisse, Karapialis, Vazeha, Alvares and Antoniadis have scored two goals in the same match.

The most victories of Panathinaikos (9) and the most of Olympiakos (7) are with a score of 1-0, while in only four matches there was a draw with four goals (2-2).

The first meeting between the two teams for the A’ National/Super League was with Panathinaikos at home on February 14, 1960 and ended 0-0. The Greens are unbeaten at home in the first seven matches against Olympiakos and this is their best streak. The Red and Whites, for their part, have remained unbeaten in away matches against Panathinaikos for eight consecutive matches, from November 1, 1980 to November 6, 1988 when they were defeated 2-1. In these eight matches there were five draws and the victories of Olympiakos.

68 MEETINGS

21 PANATHINAICOS WINS

28 TIES

19 OLYMPIC WINS

GOAL: 67-70

Source: Sport Fm

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