Olympiacos defeated Apollon Smyrnis 9-8 in Serafio in the postponed derby of the men’s A1 polo premiership and, with “3 out of 3”, found itself at the top of the standings together with Peristeri, leaving the “light brigade” in – 3 in second place.
The match was dramatic with constant fluctuations in the score. Apollo led 3-1, the “red and white” led 7-3 at halftime, but the “light brigade” fell 7-8. But Genidounias’ goal for 9-7 was decisive, the hosts protested for a penalty that was not given to them and finally reduced to the final 9-8 with Alamanos, 31” seconds before the end.
According to the Match Sheet: “1. At 4:00 before the end of the fourth period, the match was temporarily stopped because Apollo Smyrnis fans from the stands spat at the referee, Mr. Spyros Achladiotis, and followed him to the fence all the way around the playing field. With the intervention of the Police, the match continued after 3′.
2. After the end of the match, the suspended coach of Apollo Smyrnis, Deligiannis Nikolaos, came to the secretariat from the stand and complained to the observer of the match”.
Eight minutes: 3-3, 0-4, 4-1, 1-1
APOLLON OF SMYRNIS (Dimitris Miteloudis): Galanopoulos, Alamanos 1, Bogdanovich, Mokkas 1, Troulos, Diplaros, Sousiasvili 3, Chondrokoukis 1, Goniotakis, Gardikas, Tsachilides 1, Solanakis 1, Kavousanos, Tottis, Tsiavaliaris
OLYMPIC (Hrvoge Kolianin): Zerdevas, Lonsar, Genidounias 1, Fundoulis 1, Gouvis, Dervisis, Bouslie 1, Alafragkis, Dimos 2, Nikolaidis 1, Papanastasiou 2, Damigos, Gillas 1, Liatziris
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