Double hope for Akrita which was greeted with smiles at the ΕΠΠ
Akritas, who does not surrender his weapons and shows that he will fight to the end, achieved a big “double”. Chloraka's team prevailed with 3-1 against Doxa in Peristerona, putting “fire” in the battle for survival, as Kostas Sakka's team remained at -1 from ENP and Akritas reduced the difference from his current opponent to six points.
In the first half, in the first minutes, both teams tried to enter the game strongly, with Akrita missing the first good chance in the 7th minute with Lopez, but Siskowski collected.
Doxa responded to the good Akrita's phase in the 12' with Trugic from close inside the area in a favorable position to send the ball out.
Two minutes later Akritas in his 2nd threat in the opposing defense managed to reach the goal with Lopes inside the area making the shot, the ball went against Andenon and ended up in Siskovsky's net to make it 1-0 in favor of the Paphos team .
Doxa wanted to make an immediate reaction to Akrita's goal and in the 18th minute managed to equalize at 1-1, after a ball was made, Sadik took the spot, Castellani said “no”, however, Asante scored from close range, leveling the match.
From then on, Doxa played better and in the 23rd minute missed an opportunity to turn the match around, as Trujic made the shot inside the area, but Castellani declared “present”, keeping it 1-1.
Doxa then threatened again in the 31st minute with a shot from Benny, but once again Castellani was there, clearing the ball.
Akritas responded to Doxa's good chances in the 36th minute after Lopes' cross. , Pikis from close on the move made the spot kick, but the ball went wide.
In the last minutes of the first half, nothing changed and so the two teams went to the locker room with a 1-1 draw.
In the second half, Akritas started very strongly, missing a huge double chance in the 49th minute with Arajuho making the shot inside the area, Siskowski said “no” and Torres made another shot, but the ball stopped at the Doxa defenders.
Then Doxa also moved up the field, gaining yards to attempt to threaten.
In the 62nd minute, Sakka's team missed a huge opportunity, after a corner Trugic got a header, but Castellani made a great save, keeping the score at 1-1, while a minute later Stylianou missed the target with a shot inside the area.
In the 64th minute, Akritas responded to Doxa's chances, with Lopes making the shot from a good position, but the ball went wide.
From then on, the two teams continued to be aggressive mood and the pace of the match was very good.
In the 71st minute, after VAR intervention, a penalty was whistled for Doxa for Kone's hand after a corner kick. Sadi took over the execution in the 72nd minute, but sent the ball wide, missing a huge opportunity to make it 2-1.
Then Akritas also missed a good chance in the 74th minute with Kone taking the shot, but the ball went just over Siskowski's posts.
In the 80th minute, Doxa missed a huge opportunity for 2 -1 with Ilic taking the shot, but the ball stopped on the crossbar and went wide.
Three minutes later Akritas were the team that managed to score the second goal with Erasos from outside the area in the 83rd to make the shot and send the ball into the net for 2-1 for his team.
Seven minutes later Akritas managed to reach a third goal and seal the victory, with Sehic in the 90th minute making a very beautiful shot to make the final 3-1.
Akritas took a major 'double' keeping any hopes of staying in the division alive.
THE IDENTITY OF THE MATCH
Glory: Siskowski, Antenon, Benny , Sadik, Asamoah, Kovacevic, Oyala, Fasouliotis, Stylianou, Traitchevski, Asante
On the bench: Priniotaki, Konstantinou, Ilic, Tinjani, Pavlidis, Herrera, Nagar, Meska, Trougic
Akritas: Castellani, Pougain, Drame, Kone, Dubov, Clemente, Mendimorets, Foriel, Pique, Araujo, Lopez
On the bench: Perdreau, Onodi, Suleiman, Abraham, Abdusalamov, Lima, Eraso, Dimosthenous, Sehic, Torres, Saravania, Kyriakides.
Scorers: 18' Asante/14' Lopes, 83' Eraso
Yellows: Oyala/Clemente, Kone
Referee: Athanasiou Kyriakos
VAR: Solomou Dimitris