Kerkyra battling for Super League survival

Kerkyra battling for Super League survival

AOK Kerkyra look doomed for relegation to the Football League, but the Corfu outfit still have an outside chance of surviving in the Greek top flight. AGONAsport analyses the battle for safety.

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One thing’s for sure - Platanias are resigned to their fate and are certain to be relegated to the Football League. The Chania club have endured a simply terrible campaign in this year’s Super League, losing an incredible 21 out of 27 fixtures and picking up just two victories. Financial troubles and a huge squad overhaul took their toll on Platanias, who must now begin to prepare for life in the second tier.

However, it’s not yet certain who will join Platanias in the Football League. At the moment, AOK Kerkyra are set to become the second team relegated, currently five points from safety in 15th place of the table. Nevertheless, they do harbour hope of somehow catching Lamia and Apollon Smyrnis, clubs which both have 26 points compared to Kerkyra’s 21, in the final three fixtures. AEL boast 29 points and appear to be safe.

Current Super League standings between 12th and 15th place:

12. AEL, 29 points
13. Apollon Smyrnis, 26 points
14. Lamia, 26 points
15. AOK Kerkyra, 21 points

AEL’s Super League schedule:

PAS Giannina (A), April 22
Xanthi (A), April 29
Lamia (H), May 6

Apollon Smyrnis’ Super League schedule:

Olympiacos (H), April 22
Asteras Tripolis (A), April 29
AEK (H), May 6

Lamia’s Super League schedule:

Panetolikos (A), April 22
PAS Giannina (H), April 29
AEL (A), May 6

AOK Kerkyra’s Super League schedule:

Asteras Tripolis (H), April 22
AEK (H), April 29
Atromitos (A), May 6

by Shaun Nicolaides
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