OFI & Sparti Progress to 2nd Round

- OFI & Sparti Progress to 2nd Round -

OFI defeated Acharnaikos 0-2 in the second leg of the Greek Cup First Round to advance to the Group Stages of the competition. Yesterday, Sparti confirmed their place in the next round with a 1-1 draw at “home” to Panegialios (5-1 on aggregate). 


Greek soccer Cup - first round (leg 2)

Acharnaikos 0 - 2 Panegialios

(0 - 2)
Voucho 12'
Randy 89'

OFI showed their quality in the return leg of the the Greek Cup First Round against Acharnaikos after a disappointing 0-0 draw at home in the first leg. OFI knew that an early away goal would give them the clear advantage to progress and they wasted no time in finding the back of the net with Voucho’s goal in the 12th minute. OFI had complete control of the match and gained a man advantage in the 80th minute, when Mari was sent off, before securing their place in the group stage through Randy’s header in the 89th minute.

highlights: acharnaikos - ofi

Greek soccer Cup - first round (leg 2)

Sparti 1 - 1 Panegialios
Iliopoulos 34'

(5 - 1)
Vlachos 66'

Sparti and Panegialios played out the final 90 minutes of their two-legged tie with Sparti holding a decisive 0-4 lead from the first leg. Iliopoulos increased Sparti’s advantage on aggregate in the 34th minute when he was played in on goal, beating the opposing keeper with a right-footed shot. Vlachos scored a consolation goal in the 66th minute with a header from Bourlakis’ free-kick to bring the game level on the day. The match ended in a 1-1 draw as Sparti secured a ticket (5-1 on aggregate) to the Greek Cup Group Stages.

highlights: sparti - panegialios

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