Stadium: Vitex Ammochostos Epistrofi (Larnaca)
As the Cyprus 1. Division season progresses, and the significance of each match grows, especially for teams vying for a respectable mid-table finish. One such fixture that promises to be a thrilling encounter is the upcoming match between AE Zakakiou and Pafos FC. Scheduled for October 2, 2023, at 19:00 (GMT + 3) at Stadio Vitex Ammochostos Epistrofi in Larnaca, this match is more than just a regular fixture. It's a contest that could potentially influence the trajectory of both teams' seasons. While AE Zakakiou aims to build on their recent wins, Pafos FC looks to bounce back from a recent loss and solidify their position in the top half of the table.Claim Your Welcome Bonus!
AE Zakakiou has had a mixed bag of results recently:
Lost 0-2 vs APOEL on August 20, 2023
Lost 4-3 vs AEL on August 27, 2023
Lost 0-5 vs Aris Limassol on September 3, 2023
Won 3-1 vs Doxa on September 16, 2023
Won 3-1 vs AEK Larnaca on September 22, 2023
After a series of losses, AE Zakakiou has managed to turn things around with two consecutive wins. The team seems to have found some form and will be keen to extend their winning streak against a strong Pafos FC side.
Pafos FC has been fairly consistent but suffered a recent setback:
Won 3-0 vs Karmiotissa on August 18, 2023
Won 3-1 vs AEL on September 2, 2023
Drew 1-1 vs Aris Limassol on September 17, 2023
Won 4-0 vs Doxa on September 23, 2023
Lost 1-0 vs APOEL on September 27, 2023
The recent loss against APOEL will be a test of character for Paphos FC. They will be looking to get back to winning ways and prove that the loss was just a minor hiccup in an otherwise strong campaign.
Expert Betting Tips
Given the recent form of both teams, this match promises to be a closely contested affair. AE Zakakiou has the momentum, but Paphos FC has the better overall record this season.
Most Likely Outcome: Paphos FC to Win 2-1
Considering a couple of factore, a 2-1 win for Paphos FC seems to be the most likely outcome. Paphos FC is currently 4th in the league with 10 points, while AE Zakakiou is 10th with 6 points. The slight edge in form and league position makes Paphos FC the favorites for this encounter.