With a Romanian goal in the last seconds, Paphos got a big win against Aris
Football in the new year with three points in the final for Paphos!
The “blue” won 1-0 against Aris in “Stelios” Kyriakidis”, in the context of the 17th and first match of the year with Dragomir's goal in the last phase of the match (90+4').
The “Light Brigade” was the one that had the best phases of the match, but Ivusic of Paphos had a very good night and did not allow his goal to be breached.
Generally in a game without a good rhythm, especially in the second half, both found it difficult to approach the opposing area with claims, with Roumanos becoming a machine god in the last phase. his turn the victory.
So Paphos got a very important three points which brings them alone to 4th place and 35 points (tied with Omonia in 3rd place), while Aris stays in 5th place with 32.
FIRST HALF :
The game started with Paphos finding the net in just 23 seconds with Botsky, but the goal was not counted after Dragomir was caught offside after passing the ball to him earlier. The two teams entered with gusto and both had chances to score in the first few minutes with the ball moving up and down.
Then we had a central game, without any big phase with both teams trying to go forward in an organized manner.
The first big chance of the match came in the 13th minute when, after Sane's ball in the area, Szoke became the receiver. of the ball and made the finish with Ivusic saving.
Aris was better on the pitch and in the 19th minute he missed another good chance to open the scoring. Nikolic crossed with an inside pass, Kakorin got the header but Ivusic saved again.
The Limassol side continued to be in control, with Paphos looking to become dangerous mainly on the counter-attack. The “Light Brigade” applied pressure, as a result of which Paphos was trapped and tried with many passes or deep balls to get ahead.
Afterwards, the two teams created conditions, but we did not have a very big phase. Aris was more threatening but failed to take advantage of his superiority and find the back of the net. Ivusic made another impressive save after Urosevic's header in the dying moments of the half to keep it clean.
So despite the good pace of the first half, the two teams went to the dressing room with 0-0.< /p>
In the second half, Paphos entered more aggressively, however we did not see anything remarkable with both teams having difficulty gaining ground.< /p>
In the 51st minute, the “Light Brigade” found the net with Struski, but the goal was disallowed after the ball was laid to the Pole by Modnor's hand.
Aris then took the reins and came close again with a shot from Kakorin in the 55th minute, with Ivusic saving again.
Paphos mainly tried with deep balls to threaten and send more players forward , but he hardly threatened Alves.
The tempo was clearly inferior to the first part, so we didn't have many opportunities. In the 68th minute of the match, Paphos' first very good chance came, when Tankovic with a direct foul sent the ball towards the goal of Vanas, who made an impressive save.
The team from Limassol had the opportunity to leave with the three-pointer in 90', when Babika made the shot, Ivusic touched the ball which ended up on the post.
At 90+4', Dragomir as… by a machine god found a shot in the right spot and wrote 1-0, giving the three points to his team.
Carcedo's team scored in the last phase of the game, with Marios Dimitriou making a cross from the right, Tankovic headed in, Vana saved, the ball ended up in Roumanos who from close range with a buzzer beater formed the final score.
THE IDENTITY OF THE MATCH
Paphos: Ivusic, Kvinda, Goldar , Tavares, Zairo, Botskai, Ikoko, Valakari, Nam, Dragomir, Pepe
On the bench: Josipovic, Meluso, Kane, Dimitriou, Rous, Abdusalamov, Tankovic, Michael, Tumasi, Dalinia, Pelazio.
Aris: Vana, Kazou, Musuda, Kokorin, Gomis, Sane, Nikolic, Struski, Szoke, Modnor, Urosevic.
On the bench: Sofroniou, Zandro, Brown, Spoliaric, Stepinski, Dimitriou, Matisic, Brosson, Babika.
Scorer: 90' Dragomir/-
Yellows: 80' Goldar/20' Modnor, 30' Szoke
Referee: Fourneau Francesco
VAR: Antoniou Menelaos