THE Olympic confronts her Yug for his 4th matchday Champions League in the men’s polo. Sprint at 20:00.
In the Dubrovnik Olympiacos plays tonight in the half of the year in the Champions League. Hrvoge Kolianin’s team faces Jug at 20:00 for the 4th matchday of the group stage and with a clean victory (not on penalties) secures qualification to the next stage, since a three point in Piraeus against Dynamo Tbilisi will be enough to mathematically get the ticket for the octave. Today’s match is the final for Group B and for Olympiakos as well as YUG, who are playing their last card since if they lose only by a “miracle” they will advance to the next phase. With a win, Yog will overtake the Piraeus team in the standings and there will be two games left for the end of the group stage.
THE coach of Olympiakos, Hrvoge Kolianinstated: “We have a decisive match ahead of us. A win is exactly what we need to progress to the second round. We know that we are playing at a difficult venue, but I see that the team is playing better and better game by game and I expect us to continue at this pace. I am sure that the children will give everything to achieve victory, I see a great desire».
THE Croatian goalkeeper of Piraeus, Marko Bijacfor his part stated: “I expect a very difficult game, even more difficult than the one we played against them in Piraeus. They play very well in their pool and for sure, they will do everything they can to beat us. We have to be focused from the first to the last minute and play our best game. If we do that, I think we can get some very important points in Dubrovnik».
Match me peculiarities today with Olympiakos having Kolianin as coachwho was in her honor last year Yug (Kobeschak’s assistant), while returning to Dubrovnik as opponents the Bijats, Bouslier, Londsar. All three have conquered everything with Yug’s cap but now offer their services to Olympiakos.
THE Alexandros Papanastasiou also returns to the beautiful Croatian city as an opponent after playing polo for three years in Jug with success. The Croatians today will not have at their disposal the American Hans Daubbe and the Canadian Bogdan Djerkovicwho have duties at the Pan American Games.
As her coach said Jug, Viejoslav Kobesczak, there are also some issues with players suffering from a virus in recent days. “Olympiacos is in better shape than the premiere and our first match in Piraeus. I saw him with Pro Reco and he deserved to win» commented the Croatian coach.
Today’s (1/11) schedule
Group A: Steaua Bucharest – Novi Beograd (18.30), Brescia – Sabadell (21:00)
The standings (in 3 games): 1. Sabadell 7, 2. Novi Beograd 6, 3. Brescia 5, 4. Steaua Bucharest 0.
Group B: Dynamo Tbilisi – Pro Reko (17:00), Yug – Olympiacos (20:00)
The standings (in 3 games): 1. Pro Reko 9, 2. Olympiakos 5, 3. Jug Dubrovnik 4, 4. Dynamo Tbilisi 0.