Olympiacos vs Maccabi Haifa. Will the Greeks be able to succeed in their native walls?

On July 27, as part of the 1/4 finals of the Champions League qualification, at the Karaiskakis Arena (Piraeus), the teams of Olympiacos and Macc

Our Expert Predictions & Analysis on Olympiacos vs Maccabi Haifa


Olympiacos failed to succeed in the first leg, drawing away with Maccabi Haifa 1:1. Wards of Pedro Martins entered the meeting just fine, already on the 7th minute Zickernagel was able to put them ahead. Until the end of the first half, the guests didn't force things too much, hoping to catch the Israelis on mistakes. After the break, the Red-Whites stopped attacking altogether, the team completely focused on defending a minimal advantage. It is worth noting that this tactic was not the best. The representatives of Greece missed the victory, and without changing tactics they could count on a landslide victory.

At home, the Greeks are favorites, they will hold the first meeting of the new season in their stands, the stadium will be full.

Maccabi Haifa

Maccabi failed to win the Israeli Super Cup the day before, losing 1:2 to Hapoel Beer Sheva after a penalty. Unsuccessfully, the "greens from Carmel" played in the Champions League, in the first match of the 1/4 finals at home, breaking the world with Olympiacos 1:1. The Israelis failed the start of the fight when they allowed the Greeks to score an early goal. Wards of Barak Bahar quickly seized the initiative, but the "red-whites" defended skillfully. Already in extra time, luck smiled at Haifa, Haziza managed to score a goal, thereby bringing the Greens at least a draw.

It is impossible not to get past Khaziz's strike, he shot through himself from the corner of the penalty area. It was not even a blow, but an attempt to throw the ball into the penalty area, but the ball flew into the gates of the Greek club along an incredible trajectory.

Olympiacos vs Maccabi Haifa

Olympiacos vs Maccabi Haifa facts

  • Olympiacos have drawn their last 3 Champions League matches;
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in 5 of Olympiacos' last 6 Champions League matches;
  • There have been under 2.5 goals scored in Maccabi Haifa's last 3 matches in the Champions League.

ODDs from download 1xbet

Bookmakers see the Greeks as the winners of the match at home. Quotations for Olympiacos Victoria were 1.73. You can bet on a draw with a coefficient of 3.56. On the success of Maccabi Haifa, quotes are accepted - 5.29. Bookmakers are waiting for productive football in the confrontation between the teams. Bookmaker 1xbet offers to bet on "Total less than 2" the coefficient is - 2.36, "Total more than 2" with quotes - 1.60. Download 1xbet to your phone and place a bet on the favorite!

Game Totals Prediction

Olympiacos performed well in the first match, the team had to win in a foreign field. Maccabi is not in the best shape, the team miraculously escaped defeat in the first meeting. On the road, it will be difficult for the representatives of Israel to beat the opponent. The Red-Whites will win in the home game, the guys of Martins will be able to beat the Israelis due to their better form, better squad and support from the stands, having won the right to play in the next round of the Champions League: Olympiacos win - 1.72.

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