Olympiacos lost and goes to the Final 8 as third


Defeat from Pro Reco (10-9) in Italy Olympiacos met in the final of their groups Champions League. The “red and white” now turn their attention to the Final-8 of the competition, where they go as third and will face the organizer Novi Belgrade, in which their former players, Angelos Vlachopoulos and Dimitris Skoubakis, are competing.

The match:

Olympiacos entered the match strongly and took a two-goal lead (2-4). Although Pro Reco was reduced to 4-3, the “red and white” finished the first eight minutes with a new lead of two goals (3-5).

Vamos and Dimos extended the lead of Piraeus at the beginning of the second eight minutes (3-7), with Pro Reko scoring two goals for 7-5 at halftime.

In the third eight minutes, the Italian club stopped the “red and whites”, with De Lungo rolling down the rolls and with a three-goal streak, he took the lead for the first time in the match with 8-7. Olympiakos’ rally stopped midway through the fourth period, with Foudoulis tying the game at 8-8, but Pro Reko responded immediately with a goal by Zalanki to make it 9-8. This time it was Bijats’ turn to save, with the “red and whites” equalizing again with a goal from Dimos.

But it was Di Fulvio who had the last word in the match, making it 10-9 in favor of the Italians with 49 seconds to go.

The eight minutes: 3-5, 2-2, 3-0, 2-2

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