Apollon Limassol and Lazio square off in a Group J match of the UEFA Europa League tournament. Lazio has a slim one-point lead over Apollon in the middle of the group table. Lazio needs a win to stay atop the group wtih Trabzonspor, who also have four points. Apollon with a win would at least move in to second place.
Lazio beat AC Omonia in a home-and-home series in their only experience with a Cypriot opponent. Apollon has played a home-and-home series with Inter Milan. They lost 1-0 on the road but got a 3-3 draw at home. No Cypriot side has defeated an Italian team in 20 UEFA club competitions. Out of those 20 games, Cypriot teams have only gotten four draws.
But Apollon has been beating streaks like those. They became the first Cypriot side to win in Poland when they defeated Legia Warsaw.
Key - POS: Position, P: Games Played, W: Wins, D: Draws, L: Losses, F: Goals Scored, A: Goals Allowed, GD: Goal Difference, Pts: Points