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AOX Kissamikos late shows stuns Kerkyra, Platanias dropped by Trikala

AOX Kissamikos late shows stuns Kerkyra, Platanias dropped by Trikala

GREEK FOOTBALL LEAGUE - ROUND 22

Date Home Team Score Away Team
16-Mar-19 Trikala 1 - 0 Platanias
16-Mar-19 AOX Kissamikos 1 - 0 Kerkyra

Kerkyra and Platanias fell behind in the fight for promotion as both clubs fell on the road to AOX Kissamikos and Trikala, respectively.

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AOX Kissamikos shocked Kerkyra in Saturday’s Football League action as a second half stoppage time goal form Papachristos (90’+5’) gave the Cretan side a slender 1:0 win. The hosts dominated the match and made their fans wait until the very end to celebrate a goal, which proved victorious in the end. There was tension at the end of the match which saw Anastopoulos and Kouskounas sent off before the final whistle. The result moves AOX Kissamikos into eighth, with fellow Cretans Ergotelis, on 31 points while Kerkyra are sixth with 34 points.

Another contender for promotion, Platanias, were also stunned on Saturday as they fell on the road to Trikala. Markovsky’s 41st minute goal separated the sides at the final whistle in what was an important victory for the hosts in their fight to avoid the drop. Trikala are tied for eleventh with AE Karaiskakis on 25 points while fourth placed Platanias (tied with Apollon Pontou) sit with 36 points, four points behind second placed Apollon Larissas.

 

by Sarantos Kaperonis

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