OFI Fall at Home to Trikala, Aris Close in on Lamia
GREEK FOOTBALL LEAGUE - MATCHDAY 21
|Date||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|18-Mar-17||Apollon Smyrnis||2 - 0||A. Kardistas|
|18-Mar-17||OFI||0 - 1||Trikala|
|19-Mar-17||Agrotikos Asteras||1 - 1||Panegialios|
|19-Mar-17||Aiginiakos||1 - 0||Sparti|
|19-Mar-17||Panserraikos||1 - 1||Kallithea|
|FF||Kissamikos||3 - 0||Panthrakikos|
|19-Mar-17||Acharnaikos||1 - 2||Chania|
|19-Mar-17||Kalloni||0 - 1||Aris|
|19-Mar-17||Panelefsiniakos||0 - 0||Lamia|
Lamia were held in Elefsina to a goalless draw while OFI’s promotion hopes were put to bed as they fell at home to Trikala. Aris won late against Kalloni and Apollon Smyrnis defeated Anagennisi Karditsas.
The league leaders, Lamia, were held to a goalless draw against bottom of the table Panelefsiniakos. The result allowed Apollon Smyrnis to pull level with Lamia while Panelefsiniakos are well behind in the standings with only 11 points from 21 games.
Apollon Smyrnis returned to winning ways as a goal in either half gave them a 2-0 win over Anagennisi Karditsas. The results moves Apollon atop the standings along with Lamia while Anagennisi sit one point above the relegation zone.
OFI’s hope for promotion came to an end after they were handed a 0-1 defeat at home to Trikala. The loss comes after five straight wins for the Cretan side, but the result leaves them 14 points behind the top of the table. Golias’ 63rd minute goal separated the sides at the final whistle.
A “buzzer-beater” goal from the penalty spot for Ilic gave Aris an important three points against Kalloni in their fight for promotion. The goal came in the 5th minute of second half stoppage time and the result now leaves Aris only six points behind the two league leaders. Kalloni continue to sit in the relegation zone.
In other action, Aiginiakos earned a valuable three points in their relegation fight, defeating Sparti 1-0 with a goal in the 83rd minute. Chania came from behind to defeat Acharnaikos 1-2 while both Agrotikos Asteras/Panegialios and Panserraikos/Kallithea played to a 1-1 draw.
Kissamikos were awarded all three points against Panthrakikos.