Although it was back with 10-7, Olympiacos did an impressive turnaround and was drawn against Barcleoneta (11-11) in the most important game of the 6th matchday. The Reds held a draw in one of the toughest swimming pools in Europe retaining the unbeaten run and staying at the top of the Group A with 16 points. The team showed its strength and tied with a goal by Jokovic 31’’ before the end. Playing excellent defense, the Reds kept their undefeated run. On Monday (9/12, 18:30), Olympiacos faces Jug in an important match for the first position of the group.
The quarters: 3-2, 4-2, 2-3, 2-4
Zodiac CNAB: Lopez, De Toro, Granados 2, Munarriz 2, Bodegas 1, Larumbe, Aleksic 2, Fernandez 1, Tahull, Perrone 2, Mallarach 1, Bustos, Linares
Olympiacos (Thodoris Vlachos): Zerdevas, Mylonakis, Skoumpakis, Genidounias 2, Jokovic 1, Buljubasic, Dervisis 2, Kakaris 1, Mourikis, Gounas 4, Argyropoulos, Mitrovic 1, Zivojinovic
The Head coach Thodoris Vlachos stated: "It was a strong match between the two top teams, as it always happens at Barcelona. You have to be satisfied if you don't lose in this swimming pool and I'm happy with the final result. During the match, Barceloneta had two and three-goal leads but at the end we found the solutions, returned to the game and avoided the defeat. I'm not happy with some points of our performance that we have to correct, but I'm happy with the draw we got at the end. "
Alexandros Gounas mentioned: "It was a very important game for us. This draw is a positive result in one of Europe's toughest homes and will be very important at the end.. We had a good performance and at the end we returned to the game. We definitely need to fix things and be even more prepared against Jug at home. "