Olympiacos continues the impressive run to qualify to the Final-8 winning against Jug (6-5 for the seventh matchday of the LEN Champions League. Having the support of the fans who created a fantastic atmosphere, Thodoris Vlachos celebrated a great victory and remains at the top of the Group A. Olympiacos performed very well and took a significant step to secure the first position. After the positive result against Barceloneta, the Reds won a derby against a European top team and complete the first round of the group stage ideally.
The quarters: 2-0, 1-2, 2-2, 1-1
Olympiacos (Thodoris Vlachos): Zerdevas, Mylonakis, Skoumpakis, Genidounias 2, Jokovic 1, Buljubasic, Dervisis 2, Kakaris 1, Mourikis, Gounas 4, Argyropoulos, Mitrovic 1, Zivojinovic
Jug (Vjekoslav Kobescak): Popadic, Macan, Fatovic 1, Loncar, Krzic, Garcia, Lozina, Merkulov 1, Papanastasiou 1, Zuvela, Benic 1, Obradovic 1, Jarak
Thodoris Vlachos stated: “Both teams have proven to be among the top teams in recent years. Jug is always a team that plays for the victory and has the quality and experience to do so. We were as careful and good as we needed to win. The court was sold out today and the fans give us a boost. We wanted the victory and finished the first round at the top. We will try to do the same in the second round”.
Kostas Mourikis mentioned: “It's a nice win against a very good team and I think we've made a big step for the first time, though nothing is over yet. The first round is over, we have the break ahead. We aim to defend our home base, that is what we did today and we will look to do it in every game. I want to say a big thank you to the fans who helped us to win today”.