Olympiacos Crush Partizan to Remain Unbeaten
LEN CHAMPIOINS LEAGUE - GROUP A
|Olympiacos||16 - 8||Partizan|
|(5 - 1)
(9 - 3)
(12 - 7)
(16 - 8)
Olympiacos cruised to a 16-8 win at home over Partizan in the LEN Champions League to continue their undefeated season.
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The Greek champions started off strong and never looked back, leading by a score of 5-1 after the first period. By halftime, they had extended their lead to 9-3. Despite the visiting Serbian club cutting the lead to 11-7 towards the end of the third quarter, a goal by Dimitrios Nikolaidis would see the Erythrolefki go up 12-7 after three periods. Olympiacos continued to dominate in the fourth period, eventually winning the match by a score of 16-8.
Greek national team players Ioannis Fountoulis and Alexandros Gounas led the scoring for Olympiacos, with three goals each. Genidounias, Mourikis, Mylonakis, and Nikolaidis each scored two goals as well. Led by their core of Greek players, Olympiacos now sit atop the standings in Group A, with three wins and one draw. Their next Champions League match will be on December 20, when they travel to Hungary to face OSC Budapest.