Our prediction for this Europa League match:
AEK will be looking to bounce back from a heartbreaking 3-0 loss to Zorya Luhansk when they take on Braga in Athens on Thursday evening. Massimo Carrera’s men are four points behind top two in Group 5, meaning that this has to go down as a must-win game for the Greek outfit. AEK have no other choice but to go all guns blazing at Braga, meaning that the visitors will have a number of opportunities to score on break.
Ukraine midfielder Yevgeniy Shakhov is sidelined through suspension for the hosts. Braga, on the other hand, moved one step closer to booking their place in the last 32 thanks to a 3-3 draw with Leicester City. The Portuguese side look sharp in front of goal, and they should take advantage of AEK’s shaky defence. Defender David Carmo is back from suspension for the visiting team.