Thiago scores the winning goal for New Salamina, hurting his former club again
Great three-pointer for New Salamis who beat Omonia 2-1 in “Ammochostos”. In a game with a rich spectacle, the team of Savvas Poursaitidis, thanks to a goal by Thiago in the 85th minute, managed to get the victory and reduce the distance from the top six. The goals of the match were scored by Doregarai 41', Kakoullis 83' and Thiago 85'.
The game started at a fast pace in Larnaca with both teams wanting to impose their own pace.
The first big phase in the match came for the visitors in the 6th minute, with Psaltis making the parallel cross. from the right, Bruno in the first year to make the shot and the ball to pass just outside the right vertical post of Melissa.
Five minutes later, the Varosi team “answered” with Doregarai missing an incredible opportunity! The Argentinian forward, alone opposite Uzojo at the height of the small area, did not find the ball as he would have liked, sending it out.
Then Ferrera's team had the initiative of the movements and threatened again in the 35th minute with the direct execution of Bruno's free kick, which Melissa neutralized with over-intensity.
However, against the flow of the match, the home team opened the scoring in the 41st minute! Sergiou crossed from the right with Doregaraito take the header undisturbed in the heart of Uzoho's area and send the ball into the left corner of the Nigerian goalkeeper.
So the two teams were led to the dressing room with the “red and whites” having the lead.
Omonoia started better in the replay with the aim of equalizing the game.
The first good chance for ” clover” in the B' part came in the 52nd minute, with Barker's drifting shot from the right of the area ending up in the arms of Melissa.
The “greens” continued to press, however, the Varosi team closed well in their own half and did not allow their goal to be significantly threatened in the next 20 minutes.
In the 82nd minute, Omonia found the goal they were looking for, with Bezos to make an excellent vertical pass to Kakoullis who with a wonderful place sent the ball into the left corner of the outgoing Melissa.
Nevertheless, the “red and whites” did not hesitate and two minutes later they took the lead again with Tiago's free kickto trick Uzohos and make it 2-1.
In the last minutes the “greens” intensified their pressure and missed a huge opportunity in the 90+5', with Kakoullis making the parallel cross from the on the left and for Diskerud to make the first goal, but he was weak and gave the opportunity to Melissa to collect.
Thus New Salamina managed to get a great three-pointer with which it reduced the difference from six.
THE IDENTITY OF THE FIGHT
Nea Salamina (Poursaitidis): Melissas, Sergiou, Adonis, Datkovic, Chiko (79' Thiago), Mandzek (88' Margasa), Carlitos, Boteak (69' Salalih), Doregarai (79' Tolemes), Ofori, Diakite.
Omonoia (Ferreira): Ouzho, Lang (58' Juste), Bruno, Loizou (58' Ansarifard), Barker, Kitsos (72' Leciaks), Basiro (58' Bezos), Psaltis (46' Mathews), Miletić, Diskerud, Kakoullis.
Scorers: 41' Doregarai, 85' Thiago / 82' Kakoullis
Yellows: 34' Ofori, 67' Diakite, 77' Melissas / 64' Ansarifard
Referee: Hadzigeorgiou Panagiotis
VA R: Miguel Hugo Filipe