, one of the two teams along with Apollon who have yet to taste defeat in the league, leapfrogged AEK into top spot last weekend and will be aiming for their 11th win that will keep them in pole position going into the new year.
Five obviously have not got much in their afternoon schedule as they have taken the trouble to pay for the rights to Tottenham's Uefa Cup first-round second-leg trip to Cyprus to face Anorthosis
beat Nea Salamina 1-0 to go top of the table on Sunday, as the second half of the regular season kicked-off in the Cyprus football championship.
TOTTENHAM are in need of a lift after their 3-1 defeat in Saturday's north London derby and tonight's Uefa Cup first-round first-leg clash with Anorthosis
Famaguasta gives them an ideal opportunity to stop the rot.
have drawn three of their last five games but they will go into Sunday's home game against Nea Salamina as red-hot favourites despite their recent dip in form.
RANGERS can gain their pounds 10m Euro jackpot by qualifying for the Champions League group stage with a win against Anorthosis
Famagusta at Ibrox this evening.
, AEL, Apollon and Apoel lead the charge and Omonia, despite being in 8th place, are just one point away from the top six.
RANGERS can take a giant leap towards qualification for the Champions League group stage by getting a draw from their trip to Anorthosis
F amagusta, writes Stuart Carruthers.
This weekend, the two teams leading the race for the championship, AEK and Anorthosis
, face tricky away ties to Ethnikos Achnas and Ermis Aradippou, respectively, while third placed AEL are at home to Nea Salamina in a game they will be hot favourites to win.
have a seemingly east home game against Olympiakos while the two Nicosia big guns Apoel and Omonia have tricky ties against Pafos FC and last but one Aris respectively.
maintained their unbeaten start to the season thanks to a last-gasp equaliser by defender Douglas Ferreira who took advantage of a dreadful blunder by Omonia's Dutch goalkeeper Piet Velthuizen.
Top of the table Anorthosis
travel to Nicosia to face Omonia in this weekend's big game, with both sides aiming for three points in a face-off that could go either way.