A huge victory was achieved by Panionioswhich puts him well on track to qualify for his “16”. LEN Euro Cup! The “blue and red” prevailed 13-10 against Ortizia for the 4th matchday of Group D in crowded swimming pool of Nea Smyrni and they reached eight points, two more than the Italians. The main thing, though, is that they covered the loss of the first game with 13-12 in Syracuse!
Although they fought without him Nikola Moskov and with bad psychology, after the crash from Vouliagmeni in the championship, the “blue and red” had a great day for their goalkeeper, Costas Galanidisand with a 4-0 run in the second half they managed to escape the score and cruise to victory.
With a victory over Primorac Kotor next week (23/11), at the same swimming pool, his team Kostas Dimos will also mathematically secure the ticket to the next phase.
Top scorers for Panionios it was Nikos Kopeliadis and Konstantinos Giuvetsis, who scored three goals, while Alexandros Gounas and Alexa Ukropina added two each. For Ortigia, Ferrero scored four goals and Cascia three.
Panionios had 6/13 in player over, while the Italians counted 3/10 with numerical advantage and 1/1 penalty.
The eight minutes: 3-2, 3-3, 3-1, 4-4
Panionios (Kostas Dimos): Galanidis, Kopeliadis 3, Bouzalas, Giuvetsis 3, Papakos 1, Grammatikos, Kalaitzis 1, Katraouras, Mourikis, Gounas 2, Ukropina 2, Kapetanakis 1, Limarakis
Ortigia (Stefano Pizardo): Tempesti, Cascia 3, Grimbalti 1, La Rosa, Di Luciano, Cupito, Bitatze 1, Carnesezzi, Contemi, Inaba, Ferrero 4, Napolitano 1, Calabresi
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