Strong Olympiacos Dominate OSC Budapest
LEN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE - GROUP A
|Olympiacos||10 - 7||OSC Budapest|
|(4 - 0)
(7 - 1)
(9 - 4)
(10 - 7)
Olympiacos defeated OSC Budapest 10-7 at home in the LEN Champions League.
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The Erythrolefki jumped out to a quick start and never looked back. They had a 4-0 lead after the first period and eventually extended that lead to 6-0 during the second period. Going into halftime, it seemed already over as the Greek champions were up 7-1.
Olympiacos would continue to hold their lead, as they were up 9-4 after the third period. The Hungarians were able to cut the deficit in the fourth period, but it was not enough, as the Erythrolefki held on for a 10-7 victory.
The top scorers for Olympiacos were Ioannis Fountoulis, Alexandros Gounas, and Konstantinos Mourikis, each scoring two goals. Olympiacos still occupy the top spot in Group A, with 25 points after ten games. CNA Barceloneta are second with 21 points, and Jug Dubrovnik are third with 19. With just four games remaining for each team in the group stage, it seems very likely that Olympiacos will win the group.
The next game for Olympiacos will be on March 31, as they will travel to Serbia to face Partizan, who currently sit in last place with 0 points.