Perhaps the real sensation was the away win of Olympiakos over Arsenal in stoppage time. It led the Greek club to the 1/8 finals, where another English club awaits them – European League debutant Wolves. Well, newcomers are lucky. Perhaps, the Wolves will achieve another success in the confrontation with the Greeks. Perhaps, no. Who wil be able to win in Greece? – Check our prediction.
At what time will Olympiakos and Wolverhampton play?
The game time is March 12, 2020, 22:00 (GMT+2).
Who are topscorers of the teams?
The topscorer in Olympiakos forward Youssef El-Arabi with 1 goal, Raul Jimenez in Wolverhampton with 9 goals in Europa League.
How many wins, draws and losses do the teams have?
Olympiakos have 1 win and 1 loss and Wolverhampton have 11 wins, 1 draw and 2 loss in the Europa League.
Predictions and Tips
- MoneyLine Pick: Manchester United will win
- Over Under Pick: The Total Will Go Under 2.5
- Computer Predicted Score: 0-2
The Greek team from the city of Piraeus began its European Cup path in the Champions League. But in the group with Bayern, Tottenham and Red Star, they took third place in the table, gaining 4 points.
In the 1/16 finals of the Europa League, Olympiacos met with Arsenal. February 20, the team of Pedro Martins at home lost to the Gunners with a score of 0:1.
But a week later, at the Emirates, the goal of El Arabi in 120 minutes of extra time gave the Greeks a victory and a pass to the next round (1:2). Between these matches, the red and white beat PAOK in the home championship (1:0).
In the last two home games of Olympiacos, no more than one goal was scored per game. The Greeks preferred to play on defense, but such tactics bore fruit only in the match with Red Star, but they lost to Arsenal with the score 0:1.
Wolves initially did not want to play this match in Greece. The club management sent a formal request to UEFA with a proposal to postpone the meeting due to “unnecessary risks for our players, employees, fans and their families.” However, UEFA did not satisfy the British request and obliged to appear in Piraeus to play the match without spectators.
Nuno Espirito Santo and the company worried for a reason. The fact is that the coronavirus even affected the owner of Olympiacos Evangelos Marinakis! The other day, Marinakis wrote on his Instagram: “The new virus” visited “me, and I believe that I have to tell the society about it. I feel good because I took all the necessary measures and follow the instructions of the doctors. I strongly advise all my fellow citizens to do the same I wish you all a speedy recovery.”
Wolverhampton are more active team. In only one of the four past matches of the main stage of the Europa League, the Wolves scored less than two goals per game. This happened in a match with Besiktas, that are also famous for their slow football in European competition.
In the first playoff round rivals Wolverhampton got Espanyol. In a home meeting, the wards of Nuno Espirito Santo defeated the Catalans with a score of 4:0.
Betting Tips Statistic
- Opponents will hold the first personal match in history.
- Olympiakos lost the last match in the championship to PAOK – 2:3.
- Wolverhampton take the 6th place in EPL standings.
Olympiakos vs Wolverhampton Prediction
In a fight without fans, it will be difficult for the hosts to restrain the powerful players of the Wolves attack. Englisgh team look okay now and we predict that they are able to defeat the rival away.
- We predict that Manchester United will win.