Another setback for Panachaiki, Sparti relegated
GREEK FOOTBALL LEAGUE - ROUND 26
|Date||Home Team||Score||Away Team|
|7-Apr-19||Trikala||0 - 0||Panachaiki|
|7-Apr-19||Irodotos||4 - 1||Sparti|
|7-Apr-19||Karaiskakis||0 - 0||Doxa Dramas|
|FF||Aittitos Spata||0 - 3||Apollon Pontou|
Panachaiki played to a goalless draw away to Trikala and received a major setback in the fight for second place. Sparti fell on the road to Irodotos and were mathematically relegated.
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In a rather slow paced match, Trikala and Panachaiki were unable to get the win they needed, for different reasons, and settled to share the points in a goalless draw. The result sees Panachaiki fall five points behind second placed Platanias while 12th placed Trikala are now just one point ahead of 13th placed Irodotos.
Irodotos recorded a very important 4:1 win over strugglers Sparti, who were mathematically relegated after today’s loss. Due to various issues, Sparti came to the match with just ten players. Angeloudis opened the scoring in the 14th minute for the hosts before Sparti equalized from the penalty spot through Kenourgios five minutes later. Barettas was able to put Irodots back in front on 28 minutes and Angeloudis struck again to double his side’s lead in the 39th minute. Sialmas sealed the win for the hosts in the 62nd minute to give the Cretans a 4:1 win. The result moves Irodotos into 13th, just one point shy of 12th placed Trikala. Sparti are bottom of the table (not including Aittitos Spata) with 14 points and trail 12th placed Trikala by 14 points, a difference that cannot be overturned in the final four matches.
Doxa Dramas were much better against AE Karaiskakis, but played to a goalless draw. The visitors wasted many chances to grab a winner and as a result, Doxa Dramas sit in 10th place with 36 points. AE Karaiskakis are in ninth just two points ahead of the Drama side.
Apollon Pontou were given a 0:3 victory over Aittitos Spata, who have been removed from the league.