CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): League leaders AEL Limassol visited Nicosia to face reigning champions APOEL. The home side was coached for the first time by the newly arrived Italian manager Paolo Tramezzani, who failed to win in his debut. On the other side, AEL had five wins in five games, however if we put aside the narrow 1:0 over Anorthosis, all the other games were against lower quality teams, so they had a real challenge in front of them.
CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: AEK Larnaca took a 3:0 decision at home to Doxa Katokopias while Apollon won big at home to Ermis Aradippou, 5:0. Meanwhile, Enosis Neon Paralimni and Anorthosis played to a 1:1 draw.
CYPRIOT SOCCER: Cyprus visited Slovenia for the 4th game of the UEFA Nations League and played to a 1:1 draw, despite taking the lead and putting together a strong performance. In the previous encounter between the two teams, Cyprus came back to record a 2:1 win at the GSP stadium. **HIGHLIGHTS**
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): APOEL have turned to two Italians to fill the sporting director and head coaching positions after a shaky start to the 2018/19 season. Domenico Teti will serve as the club’s sporting director while Paolo Tramezzani will sit as APOEL’s manager.
CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: Matchday 5 in the Cyprus First Division concluded with AEL Limassol winning for the 5th time this season to sit atop the standings with a spectacular 5:1 over Alki. AEK Larnakas managed to overpass Ermis Aradippou with a narrow 2:1 scoreline, while Apollon continued their high flights by winning the Sunday derby over Omonoia in Nicosia.
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): It was the Sunday of the outsiders in the Cypriot League. Doxa sent defending champions APOEL to a disastrous 5:2 defeat, while Alki managed to get their first point with a goalless draw against Anorthosis **HIGHLIGHTS**
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Enosis Neon Paralimniou are on the board, earning their first win of the season 2:0 at home to Ermis Aradippou, while AEL Limassol continued their strong start with 2:0 win of their own away to Pafos FC.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: Both Cypriot representatives in the UEFA Europa League played valiantly, but came up short, as Apollon fell away to Lazio 2:1, and AEK Larnaca dropped a 1:0 decision at home to FC Zurich. **HIGHLIGHTS**
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): APOEL defeated Nea Salamina on the road 3:2 and doubled their wins in the league. The game was one of the three that were postponed from Matchday 1. The defending champions were guided by Giorgos Kostis who took over after Bruno Baltazar was shown the exit door on Monday.
CYPRIOT SOCCER: APOEL Nicosia announced the parting of ways with coach Bruno Baltazar on Monday. The 41-year old Portuguese took over last March during the playoffs, after Giorgos Donis was sacked and he turned things around, driving the team to their sixth consecutive championship.
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): Matchday three hosted the first derby of the 2018/19 Cypriot League season and it was AEL Limassol that took the three points on the road against Anorthosis at the Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium in Larnaca. Anorthosis had plenty of chances, but AEL scored the only goal of the match, moving them to the top of the table with 3 wins in as many matches.
CYPRIOT SOCCER: Ran Ben Shimon announced the Cyprus National team selection for the upcoming games away to Norway (September 6th) and at home to Slovenia (September 9th) for the new UEFA Nations League competition.
CYPRIOT SOCCER (FIRST DIVISION): The action in the Cypriot First Division continued with two more games, while the two big derbies of the week APOEL-Omonoia and AEK-Apollon were postponed due to the Europa League qualifiers. Nea Salamina Ammochostou started their campaign with an emphatic 5:3 away win over newly promoted Enosis Neon Paralimniou, while Ermis Aradippou got their first points with a 2:0 away win against Alki Oroklinis.
CYPRIOT SOCCER: AEK Larnaca and Apollon Limassol both did well to qualify for the Group Stage of the 2018-2019 UEFA Europa League and on Friday, both teams found out their opponents in the competition’s main event.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: APOEL blew their chance of progressing to the UEFA Europa League group stages after they fell in penalties to Astana. The Galazokitrinoi were unable to protect their 1:0 home win, losing 1:0 to Astana where the Kazakhstan side prevailed 2:1 in penalties... **HIGHLIGHTS**