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Omonia beat AEL 3-1 at GSP, in the context of their 17th league game. The “greens” with a Cypriot scorer and with Semedos counting two assists, returned to winning. In the 27th minute, Kousoulos opened the scoring with a header, while Loizou doubled his team's goals in the 39th minute.
With the… good evening of the second half, the 20-year-old scored again (48') for 3-0, while he also had a crossbar in the 59'. AEL reduced to 3-1 with Mendojevic in the 90'.
Also noteworthy was the debut of Amos, who competed for 20 minutes and made his presence felt.
So Omonia remains in 3rd place with 35 points, however reducing the distance from the top to 4. AEL is down to 19 points and 9th place.
Omonoia entered better into the game and managed to threaten with some long shots in the opening minutes. However, AEL also tried to play layered football and managed to approach the “green” area.
The first 15 minutes of the match passed without any major phase, with both teams trying to threaten mainly from the flanks.
We had the same scenario until the first 20 minutes, with central play but also several interruptions that did not allow for both teams to find a rhythm.
In the 27th minute came the solution for Omonia with Ioannis Kousoulos opening the scoring. After a foul by Bezos, the captain of Omonia jumped higher than everyone else and scored 1-0.
AEL tried to respond in the following minutes with a shot by Srnic that was saved by Uzoho and a header by Kolia that ended up wide. threatening Loizou on two occasions. As well as Semedos who in the 33rd minute after a combination made the long shot with the ball ending up over the posts.
The 2-0 came in the 39th minute with Loizou finding the net. After a nice collaboration, Semedo made the turn and the Cypriot winger from close range doubled his team's goals.
In fact, he himself missed a great opportunity for a third goal in the 44th minute, when after a vertical shot by Alium found himself in front of Oliveira but did not find the target.
So Omonia went to the locker room with 2-0 in their favor.
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The second part started with a goal for the “clover”, after Loizos Loizou, with his second personal goal, made it 3-0. Nice development from the “greens” with Bezus passing to Semedos, who enters the area and turns to the youngster who after feinting beat Oliveira with a drift shot.
Indeed he came very close to the hat- trick in the 59th minute with a long shot which Oliveira saved and then ended up on the post.
Several opportunities followed for the “greens” with Bezos and Alium, but not finding the target.
< p>For its part, AEL tried to become dangerous with counterattacks, with Uzohos showing readiness whenever needed.
The “greens” constantly renewed their attacks with the aim of increasing the score even more, but they failed to find the back of the net again by the final whistle
Also of note was debutant Amo, who played for 20 minutes and made his presence felt with a fine effort and pass to Allium, whose shot was stopped on his line goal.
AEL managed to reduce it to 3-1 in the 90th minute with Mentojevic's header.
So the “greens” returned to victory solemnly and got a very important three points.
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The MATCH IDENTITY
Omonia:Uzoho, Miletic, Koulibaly, Lang, Cipriano, Hambos, Kousoulos, Bezos, Loizou, Semedo, Allium.
< p>On the bench: Papastylianou, Kelepesiis, Psaltis, Kakoullis, Franson, Leziaks, Bashirou, Zachariou, Simits, Panagiotou, Amos, Prokopiou.
AEL:Oliveira, Frantzis, Basto . : 27' Kousoulos, 39', 48' Loizou/90' Mendojevic
Yellows: 21' Bezos/32' Tzalma
< strong>Dismissals: -/-