Philips Stadium will welcome the teams of PSV and Olympiacos for the 2nd leg of their 1/16 finals battle of Europa League on Thursday. The Greeks hold a two goal advantage coming to the Netherlands, but PSV have have scored exactly three goals in the previous two home games.
PSV vs Olympiacos Piraeus Head to Head
|Head to Head||Last game||Last games||Last games home/away|
|PSV||Loss||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||1 W/ 0 D/ 0 L|
|Olympiacos Piraeus||Win||1 W/ 0 D/ 1 L||0 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
Last game between the teams: 18.02.2021 Europa League: Olympiacos Piraeus – PSV 4:2; Andreas Bouchalakis 9’, Yann M’Vila 37’, Youseff El Arabi 45’, Georgios Masouras 83’; Eran Zahavi 14’, 40’
Last game at this venue: 24.07.2018 Friendly: PSV – Olympiacos Piraeus 4:0; Luuk de Jong 68’, 70’, D. Schwaab 75’, Donyell Malen 79’
Worth mentioning: Last week Olympiacos recorded a comfortable 4:2 win at home against PSV, with five of the goals coming inside the first period. That was the first competitive game between the two teams, as they have met just once more in a friendly in the summer of 2018. Back then the home side also scored four goals, with PSV winning 4:0, scoring all of the goals after the break.
PSV vs Olympiacos Piraeus Stats
|As of 23.02||Last game||Last 10 games||Last 5 games home/away|
|PSV||Win||6 W/ 1 D/ 3 L||4 W/ 0 D/ 1 L|
|Olympiacos Piraeus||Draw||8 W/ 1 D/ 1 L||3 W/ 1 D/ 1 L|
Last game PSV: 21.02.2021 Eredivisie: PSV – Vitesse 3:1; Donyell Malen 66’, Mario Gotze 86’, 88’; Armando Broja 4’
Top performers PSV: Donyell Malen 22 goals 6 assists, Eran Zahavi 10 goals 4 assists, Chukwunonso Madueke 8 goals 6 assists.
Next game PSV: 28.02.2021 Eredivisie: PSV – Ajax
Last game Olympiacos Piraeus: 21.02.2021 Super League: Olympiacos Piraeus – Aris 1:1; Konstantinos Fortounis 40’; Konstantinos Mitroglu 83’(penalty)
Top performers Olympiacos Piraeus: Youseff El Arabi 19 goals 1 assist, Koka 10 goals 3 assists, Georgios Masouras 9 goals 4 assists.
Next game Olympiacos Piraeus: 01.03.2021 Super League: Volos – Olympiacos Piraeus
|Last 10 games||GF:GA||Over 2.5 goals||BTTS||Clean sheets|
Worth mentioning: PSV bounced back after the disappointment in Greece, winning their weekend clash with Vitesse 3:1 at home. The Dutch team has been in inconsistent form of late, with every 2nd game of their last six outings ending in defeat. The recent PSV matches are dominated by the home sides, as they triumphed in five of the last six encounters and the other ended in a draw. All of the team’s last five clashes featured over 2,5 goals, while four witnessed goals at both ends. PSV won ten of the previous eleven home games and have lost three of the last twenty, with two of those came in the group stage of Europa League.
Olympiacos were held to 1:1 stalemate at home by Aris in a match of the Greek Super League on Sunday. They are currently unbeaten in two back-to-back meetings, after losing the derby against Panathinaikos, but that remains Olympiacos’ only defeat for the last eighteen encounters across all tournaments. All but the most recent of the team’s last five outings produced over 2,5 goals, and also four saw both involved sides to score. Olympiacos have found the back of the nets in each of their previous twelve visits.
PSV vs Olympiacos Piraeus News
Missing players PSV: Cody Gakpo, Richard Ledezma, Chukwunonso Madueke and Maximiliano Romero are injured. Olivier Boscagli and Mohammed Ihattaren are doubtful.
Missing players Olympiacos Piraeus: Avraam Papadopoulos is injured.
PSV vs Olympiacos Piraeus Predictions
Both teams to score – 1.61 @ bet365