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Cypriot teams learn their fates in UCL and UEL early qualifying rounds

Cypriot teams learn their fates in UCL and UEL early qualifying rounds

UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: The Cypriot teams that have qualified for European play have learned their opponents in the upcoming UEFA Champions and Europa League early qualifying rounds.

AEL Limassol and APOEL qualify for the Cup Final

AEL Limassol and APOEL qualify for the Cup Final

CYPRIOT SOCCER CUP: AEL Limassol and APOEL Nicosia qualified for the Cypriot Cup final over Apollon Limassol and Enosis Neon Paralimniou, respectively. The Limassol derby ended goalless with AEL proceeding due to their first game 2:1 win. In the other semifinal, Paralimni and APOEL played to a thrilling 2:2 draw with the current league leaders moving on to the final with a 3:2 aggregate victory. The championship match is set for Wednesday, May 22nd at the GSP Stadium in Nicosia.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Slight advantage for AEL and APOEL in cup semifinals

Slight advantage for AEL and APOEL in cup semifinals

CYPRIOT SOCCER CUP: The first leg of the Cyprus Coca-Cola Cup semifinals took place on Wednesday with AEL Limassol and APOEL Nicosia gaining an advantage over Apollon Limassol and Enosis Neon Paralimniou, respectively. AEL prevailed in the Limassol derby with a 2:1 scoreline thanks to two goals from Ruben Jurado while in Nicosia, a late goal from Giorgos Merkis gave APOEL a slender 1:0 win. The second leg games are scheduled for April 17th.

Salamina surprise APOEL, Wins for AEK and Apollon

Salamina surprise APOEL, Wins for AEK and Apollon

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: It was an action-packed first weekend of the 2018-2019 Cypriot First Division Playoffs. AEK Larnaca gutted out a 1:0 win at home to AEL Limassol, Apollon earned a huge 3:1 win at home to Omonoia, and a surprise Nea Salamina team continues to surprise by holding APOEL to a 1:1 draw.

AEK & APOEL proceed with wins, Omonoia held by Doxa

AEK & APOEL proceed with wins, Omonoia held by Doxa

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: AEK Larnaca earned an important 2:0 win at home to Alki Oroklini, APOEL capitalized on the Limassol Derby with a 2:0 away win over Enosis Neon Paralimni, while Omonoia were held to a 2:2 draw at home to Doxa Katokopias. Also, Pafos FC won Monday’s game at home to Ermis Aradippou by a 2:1 margin. **HIGHLIGHTS**

Alki hold APOEL in Nicosia, AEL inch closer to top spot

Alki hold APOEL in Nicosia, AEL inch closer to top spot

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: Matchday 18 concluded on Monday with a surprise result as Alki held APOEL to a goalless draw, allowing Apollon and AEL Limassol to pull closer into top spot. Earlier on Sunday, the latter grabbed an important 2:1 comeback win over Paralimni on the road.

Wins for AEK & Anorthosis

Wins for AEK & Anorthosis

CYPRIOT FIRST DIVISION: AEK Larnakas and Anorthosis moved on with wins in the battle to secure their presence in the first playoff group against Doxa Katokopias and Paralimni respectively. In a big matchup for the lower levels, Alki Oroklinis and Pafos FC could only play to a draw. **HIGHLIGHTS**