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Panathinaikos 3-1: Surprise the red and white and qualify for the Women's Volleyball Cup Final 4

Panathinaikos 3-1: Surprise the red and white and qualify for the Women's Volleyball Cup Final 4

Olympiacos beat Panathinaikos in the second semi-final of the Greek Women's Volleyball Cup Final Four. The “red and white” found solutions in front of the “green” defense, they did the opposite and checked their ticket for Sunday’s big match (03/10, 20:15), where AEK is waiting for them.

Olympiacos won the “Eternity” derby and booked a date with history for the grand final on Sunday (03/10, 20:15), where the Greek AEK, which eliminated Aris 3-0 in the first group, awaits in the semi-finals.

The “red and white” caused a surprise against Panathinaikos, as they lost the first set. However, coach Lorenzo Micheli's girls found the mental reserves needed to reverse their weighted position, celebrating the next three sets and claiming their tenth title.

The key point of the match was the injury to the face of Panagiota Roja, as the Kalmazidi players could not find themselves in the fourth set and lost their hand.

Olympiacos – Panathinaikos 3-1

the Panathinaikos He entered the match stronger and showed from the beginning that he would try to impose his rhythm and put pressure on his defence OlympiacoWho missed several attacks at the beginning of the group and had to chase the result.

The score 19-13 in favor of Panathinaikos turned into 22-20 after Tsitsigianni entered. Clover led 24-21, lost the first two set points, defended the third, and celebrated the victory of the first set with a score of 25-23.

Panathinaikos entered the second set with the same dynamism with which they finished the first. He had control until 11-10, when S.J Olympic Advance the score for the first time.

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As the match developed into a derby and the two teams walked side by side until 18-18, there the “red and white” players were cooler, and they took a partial lead 7-4, and closed the set in their favor 25-22 and tied 1-1.

Another inconclusive group dedicated to the “eternal” derby fans. the Panathinaikos He was competitive until 12-11 against him, at which point Olympiacos stepped on the gas and never looked back.

She ended the set with a score of 25-19, turning the tables and celebrating her second set in the match, and at the same time putting the difficult matters on the “Greens” side.

In the fourth group, the Kalmazidi players were clearly affected by the blow they suffered in the face of Panagiota Roja in the final stage of the third group, as they did not pose a threat at any moment in the match.

They lost 25-14 and were eliminated for the second year in a row The fourth final of the Women's Volleyball Cup In the semi-finals.


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Final-4 program in detail:

Semi-finals – Friday, March 8, 2024

  • Gym “Georgios Galanopoulos” Loutraki, 17:00 (ERTSPORTS): Aris – AEK AEK. 0-3
  • Georgios Galanopoulos Gymnasium Loutraki, 20:00 (ET-3): Olympiacos – Panathinaikos 1-3

Final – Sunday, March 10, 2024

  • Gym “Georgios Galanopoulos” Loutraki, 20:15 (ERT-3): AEK – Olympiacos