PARTIZAN – PAOK 22-13
Partizan scored their second win is as many matches within three hours after defeating PAOK. The Serbs held the lead from the opening stages of the game and were up by seven at halftime. PAOK tried to stay close and launch a comeback but Partizan successfully defended their lead.
Marco Vuskovic (Partizan Assistant Coach): “The score board doesn’t reflect the difference between the two teams. PAOK has a talented team and didn’t allow us to rest for a single minute.”
Ioannis Mpizetas (PAOK Coach): “We tried our best, but apparently Partizan is far better than us. They gave us a hard time with their 6-0 defence.”
4-1, 6-4, 10-5, 14-7 (Halftime), 18-10, 19-10, 20-11, 22-13
Partizan (Zivan Vukovic): Aleksic, Ristic 5, Vujicic 6, Majstorovic 1, Latinovic 1, Bacanovic 1, Marin, Jesic 1, Stojanovic, Guduric 2, Petrovic, Cvijetic 4, Isakovic, Denic 1, Simic, Dordevic, Kosavac
PAOΚ (Ioannis Mpizetas): Malandris, Freiderikos, Saxinis, Telikostoglou S. 4, Velisariou, Lampoudis 1, Kiriakidis, Gioranidis 3, Sakalakis, Papagiotas, Telikostogloy M. 3, Fragis I. 2, Fragis K., Zervidis
Suspensions: 2/1 Team penalties: 0/1 – 1/2