Ace Football Team previews the Europa Conference League round 3 match between AZ Alkmaar and Apollon Limassol who meet up this coming Thursday. The pre-match analysis includes the latest team stats, match history and the best betting tips.
Apollon Limassol will go up against AZ Alkmaar on Thursday for a Europa Conference League meeting at AFAS Stadion. Apollon Limassol could be facing AZ Alkmaar at the wrong time, since the latter go into their next assignment at AFAS Stadion with three wins in a row.
Position in the Europa Conference League table: AZ Alkmaar vs Apollon Limassol
The current standings in Group E show us how AZ Alkmaar and Apollon Limassol have performed this season so far. Surely, an exciting battle for three points is on the cards in this round 3 clash on Thursday.
Latest form and fixture history of AZ Alkmaar against Apollon Limassol
AZ Alkmaar mean business
AZ Alkmaar in awesome shape In their last three outings, AZ Alkmaar won 4-1 against FC Vaduz, beat Ajax by 2-1 and hammered FC Groningen 1-4.
Apollon Limassol hope to stop the rot
The mood around Apollon Limassol is pretty low right now as a win has proven hard to come by in recent weeks. Apollon Limassol were only able to claim two points from their last three matches. They first drew 1-1 against Olympiacos, followed by another draw. This time it ended 0-0 against FC Vaduz, before going down in a 1-3 defeat against SC Dnipro-1.
Fixture history: AZ Alkmaar vs Apollon Limassol
As newcomers to this division, Apollon Limassol don’t have any h2h records against AZ Alkmaar with this being their first meeting in Europa Conference League 1.
Betting stats and facts for AZ Alkmaar and Apollon Limassol
Here are some facts that might be useful for placing bets on the upcoming game between AZ Alkmaar and Apollon Limassol. The facts are based on statistics from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all tournaments.
- AZ Alkmaar have scored in 30 of the last 32 matches
- AZ Alkmaar have scored in the last 17 home matches in a row
- AZ Alkmaar have not lost the last 12 home matches in a row
- AZ Alkmaar have not lost the last 11 matches in a row
- AZ Alkmaar have won 9 of the last 11 matches
- Apollon Limassol have not won 9 of the last 11 away matches
- Apollon Limassol have scored in 8 of the last 9 matches
- Apollon Limassol have not lost 7 of the last 9 matches
- Apollon Limassol have not lost 7 of the last 9 away matches
- Apollon Limassol have scored in 5 of the last 7 away matches
Looking at the goalscorer market, it would seem a good idea to side with Ioannis Pittas. He is one of the players from AZ Alkmaar who are in their best form. He managed to find the back of the net 4 times in his last 6 games, and will surely want to add some more goals against Apollon Limassol.
The visitors will be looking to in-form Bassel Jradi to find the net once again, as he has been their main man recently.
AZ Alkmaar vs Apollon Limassol Match predictions
To summarise, the upcoming match between AZ Alkmaar and Apollon Limassol appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.