len champions league - preliminary round (matchday 9)
|Olympiacos||12 - 3||Spandau|
Olympiacos remained undefeated in the LEN Champions League Preliminary Round after defeating Spandau 12-3 in Piraeus. This is Olympiacos’ 9th win in 9 matches in Group A. Their win, along with Eger's draw, mathematically gave Olympiacos first place in the group giving them a place in the Champions League Semi-Finals!
The Erythrolefki took an early lead going ahead 3-1 at the end of the first quarter. In the second quarter, the home side increased their lead by one goal taking a 6-3 advantage into the break. In the second half, Olympiacos played exceptional defense, shutting out their opponents for both the third and fourth quarters. By scoring 4 goals in the third and two goals in the fourth quarter, Olympiacos defeated Spandau 12-3.
The win mathematically gives Olympiacos first place in Group A, with one game remaining. As first in the group, Olympiacos qualifies automatically for the Champions League Final-6 Semi-Finals, while teams placed 2nd and 3rd from each group will play in the Final-6 quarter-finals. Olympiacos will play their final game in the Preliminary Round against Eger on May 18th in Greece .
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