Olympiacos Continue Winning Ways in Europe
LEN CHAMPIOINS LEAGUE - GROUP A
|Olympiacos||11 - 7||Hannover|
|(3 - 0)
(6 - 0)
(7 - 3)
(11 - 7)
Olympiacos defeated Waspo 98 Hannover 11-7 at home to remain undefeated in the LEN Champions League.
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The Greek champions grabbed an early lead and never looked back, as they led the German visitors 3-0 after the first period and then extended their lead to 6-0 by halftime. The Germans tried to come back in the second half, and they were able to reduce the deficit to 7-3 by the end of the third period. However, it would not be enough as Olympiacos would go on to win by a score of 11-7.
The top scorers for Olympiacos were Greek national team players Ioannis Fountoulis and Konstantinos Genidounias, who scored two goals each. Seven other players had netted one goal each as well.
The Erythrolefkoi are still in first place in Group A with a total of 16 points after six games, five points in front of second-placed Dynamo Moscow. Next up for Olympiacos will be Jug Dubrovnik, the Croatian champions. The game will be played on January 24 in Piraeus.