AEK’s best start to the season since 2007/08
AEK go into matchday 6 sitting atop the Superleague standings with 13 points from 5 fixtures, their best start to the season since 2007/08.
That season, the Kitrinomavri managed to begin the year with six consecutive victories before a shock 1-2 defeat to Iraklis at the OAKA stadium on matchday seven. Under the guidance of coach Lorenzo Serra Ferrer, the 2007/08 AEK team housed a quality squad with players including Rivaldo, Lymberopoulos, Dellas, Zikos, Arruabarrena, Blanco, Manduca, and Papastathopoulos.
Ten years later, the Kitrinomavri have chalked up their best start since that 2007/08 season having racked up 13 points in their first five league fixtures. In the process, AEK have defeated Panetolikos, Larissa, Lamia, and rivals Olympiacos while dropping points away to PAS Giannina. This weekend, the Enosis has a tricky away test in Tripoli against Asteras.
Below is a list of AEK’s start to the SuperLeague since the 2008/09 season:
2008-09: 8 points (2W-2D-1L)
2009-10: 7 points (2W-1D-2L)
2010-11: 7 points (2W-1D-2L)
2011-12: 10 points (3W-1D-1L)
2012-13: 1 point (1D-4L)
2013-14: Competed in Gamma Ethniki
2014-15: Competed in Football League
2015-16; 10 points (3W-1D-1L)
2016-17: 13 points (4W-1D-0L)
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