Olympic and Villerban face each other tonight (21:00, Novasports Prime, News Bulletin 247, sport-fm.gr) at the “Peace and Friendship Stadium”, in the context of the 31st match of the Euroleague, with the “red and whites” wanting to enter with the… right in the devil’s week of the organization, sealing and mathematically a place in the first four and home advantage.
His team Giorgos Bartzokas comes from the away defeat by a score 90-75 from Partizan in Belgrade, thus ending a winning streak of three matches in the institution. A defeat, which, however, was not capable of knocking the Piraeus out of it peak of the standings, except to get… roommates with Real Madrid, as both teams have 21-9 record.
On Sunday, Olympiacos prevailed comfortably 100-70 of PAOK for the league, looking ready ahead of the EuroLeague Devil’s Week and the home games against Villeurbanne and Panathinaikos (31/03, 21:30).
On the other hand, Villerban is eagerly awaiting the completion of the tournament, since for several weeks now he has absolutely no motivation, he is in last place with a record of 8-22, having long ago lost the “train” of the eight. The French count nine consecutive defeats in the competition, most recently last week in the home game against rival Maccabi Tel Aviv (67-85).
In the competition now, Giorgos Bartzokas will be deprived of his services alone Isaiah Caanan, who is in the United States of America after a relative leave given to him by the team for the birth of his second child.
For the French, his absence is huge Nando De Colowith the team leader not making the trip to Greece, while Amin Noua, Joffrey Loverne and Zachary Risasse remain out.
Finally, in terms of prehistory, Olympiacos counts 11 wins in 17 meetings of the two teams at the European level, while in the SEF they have a 7-1 record against the French.
Source: Sport Fm
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