For the second round both Olympiakos and Panathinaikos had played as guests and finally lost 3-2. Iraklis and Pamvohaikos are remaining on top of the Greek League.
Champions Olympiakos suffered a 3-2 (18-25, 25-22, 25-22, 17-25, 16-14) loss at Ethnikos Alexandroupolis on Monday after Panathinaikos lost by the same score 3-2 (17-25, 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 15-13) at newly-promoted Pamvohaikos on Friday. PAOK had a hard time beating Kifissia 3-2 (21-25, 25-16, 25-21, 18-25, 17-15) on Saturday and only title favourites Iraklis had an easy win, downing Apollon Kalamarias 3-0 (25-20, 25-18, 25-20) at home.
The games between Aris and Lamia and between Finikas Syrou and EA Patras will take place on November 2.
Video from first round matches in Greek VolleyballChampionship.
Standings (after two games): Iraklis 5, Pamvochaikos 5, Olympiakos 4, Kifissia 4, Finikas 3, PAOK 3, EA Patras 2, Ethnikos Al. 2, Aris 1, Panathinaikos 1, Lamia 0, Apollon K. 0. (Finikas, EA Patras, Aris and Lamia have a game in hand)
The third round is opening on Friday the 28th of October with the game between EA Patras – Pamvohaikos. On Sunday there are scheduled four matches Lamia – Iraklis Thessalonikis, Panathinaikos – Aris Marmouris, Apollon Kalamarias – Ethnikos Alexandroupolis, Kifisia – Finikas Syrou.
On Monday there will be the last game of third round between Olympiakos and PAOK.
We remind that Iraklis Thessalonikis played for CEV Volleyball Champions League and Lamia for played for Europeans during the week.
Iraklis recorded their second win in Pool A of the 2012 CEV Volleyball Champions League by claiming in straight sets (25-19, 25-21, 25-21) their away match against CSKA SOFIA. The best scorer of the game was Ivaylo Stefanov from the home side with 13 points while Andrej Kravarik clipped 12 for Iraklis.
On the other hand Lamia on Thursday managed to win 3-0 over Maccabi Tel Aviv (25-16, 25-17, 25-18) and on the golden set 15-11. In the next round matches for the 8th final of CEV cup Lamia will play against Buducnost Podgorica.