One Step Closer to Semifinals for Olympiacos
CEV CHALLENE CUP - QUARTER FINALS (LEG 1)
|PAR-KY Menen||1 - 3||Olympiacos|
|(17 - 25)
(25 - 16)
(21 - 25)
Olympiacos won their quarterfinal away leg against Belgium’s PAR-KY Menen 1-3 in the CEV Challenge Cup.
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The Erythrolefki comfortably took the first set 17-25. However, the hosts would respond by taking the second set 25-16 to level the match at 1-1. Olympiacos would edge the Belgians 22-25 in the third set to take a 1-2 lead. The fourth set was also close, and PAR-KY Menen leading 17-16, the match seemed to be heading for a decisive fifth set. Despite that, Olympiacos would rally to take the fourth set 21-25, thus winning the match 1-3.
The return leg will take place on March 1 in Piraeus. Olympiacos will only need to win two sets in that match in order to advance to the semifinals.