It made 2/2 in the 6th group of the 2nd qualifying round of the Champions League and Olympiacos wants one more step to qualify for the final phase of the competition!
The “red and white” won 3-1 set (25-22, 21-25, 25-14, 25-21) of the Ukrainian Prometei in Galatsi, Romania, and now they will have to beat the host Arkada 3-1 or 3-0 in the last competition, so that he can also qualify. In case of defeat, Olympiacos will claim the title of the best runner-up in the qualifying phase, together with the runner-up of the 5th qualifying group.
The match started with Prometei taking a 3-1 lead, before Olympiacos responded, taking a 6-4 lead. Derby until the end of the first set, with the Piraeus escaping with 22-19 and finally making it 1-0, with 25-22.
The Ukrainians then fought back, leading throughout the second set, which they eventually won 25-21, before Olympiacos dominated the third set, comfortably taking it 25-14. In the fourth set, Castellani’s team entered impressively, taking a 7-1 lead, while despite the fact that Prometheus was down 13-17, 16-20 and 20-23, Olympiacos reached 25-21, celebrating the victory that brings him even closer to the final phase of this year’s Champions League.
The sets: 25-22, 21-25, 25-14, 25-21
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