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“The referee wronged us, this is not the first time.”

“The referee wronged us, this is not the first time.”


Akis Manzius
Eurokinesi Sports

In the press conference after the match against Panathinaikos, Akis Manzios claimed that Aris was unfairly treated by the referee in the Leoforo match.

Aris lost 2-0 to Panathinaikos at Leoforos Stadium, and Akis Manzios confirmed that his team was subjected to injustice by the referee, noting that this is not the first time this has happened.

He said characteristically:

“The first 20 minutes unfairly treated our overall effort because during this time we made many mistakes and conceded many phases in addition to the goal scored by Panathinaikos. But the referee also unfairly treated us and this is not the first time we have complaints from the specific referee. It always happens.

“There are many wrong decisions, such as the non-existent foul from which the penalty kick was awarded to Panathinaikos.”

Regarding his team’s reaction:

“After twenty minutes had passed, we tried to respond and balance the match, but we did not take advantage of the stages that were available to us to score the equalizer. We tried to find the goal to return to the match, but we did not succeed, and we paid the price for our bad start.”

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