Having an excellent performance, Olympiacos got a very important victory against Szolnoki (8-7) in one of the toughest Champions League seasons. The Reds expanded their eventual winning streak in the Group A and remain at the top of the group with 12 points in combination with the defeat of Jug by Jadran Split. Olympiacos started the match decisively and the two goals at the end of the third period and the excellent defensive performance helped to reach the final 8-7 adding three valuable away points which are very important for the qualification to the Final-8. Mylonakis and Mitrovic were the top scorers for Olympiacos scoring two goals. The Reds host the German team Spandau in the next match in Piraeus on 19 November.
The quarters: 2-3, 3-3, 1-2, 1-0
Szolnoki (Zivko Gocic): Nagy, Angyal, Lazic 1, Subotic 1, Varnai, Pijetlovic, Jansik, Rasovic B. 1, Dory 1, Batori, Drasovic 3, Szeghalmi, Banyai
Olympiacos (Thodoris Vlachos): Zerdevas, Mylonakis 2, Skoumpakis 1, Genidounias, Jokovic 1, Buljubasic 1, Dervisis, Kakaris 1, Mourikis, Gounas, Argyropoulos, Mitrovic 2, Zivojinovic
The Head coach Thodoris Vlachos stated: "We got a great and important victory in a difficult venue against a very good team like Szolnoki. We controlled the pace throughout the game and at the end, defended our lead having a very good defense as we conceded just a goal in the last period and I'm very pleased with the performance of my players. "
Manolis Mylonakis mentioned: "It was a great victory for us. We still have a long way to go but Szolnoki is one of the strongest teams in our group and it is important to get the points in a very difficult place. Now we will rest and continue strongly for the next games that we have within the month."