In the first Greek Cup quarter-finals today starting at 16:00 on Dimotiko Stadio Perivolion Platanias will meet Asteras Tripolis. Greek Cup quarterfinals parties play a server round-trip, the second leg will take place mid next month.
Platanias undergoing a good, winning the last three games. In all these victories scored at least two goals, results which put it at least for the moment in the fight to avoid relegation from Super League. Home from early November until now has been beaten only once in Atromitos even a month ago.
In the past Platanias Greek Cup in the first round with the score of 4: 1 Anagernnisi Karditsas. In optimal he gave over Panathinaikos and seemed on its way in the cup over. In the first round he yielded 1: 2 in Athens, because the return to come back and win with 1: 0, enough to qualify for the quarterfinals. Both goals in matches against Panathinaikos were submitted in the last ten minutes of play.
Asteras Tripolis will pull the last seven games in the championship to maintain the second position, where they are now with 44 points. If you finish in that place will start play-off for Champions League qualification with a few points ahead of the other three opponents. In these conditions it would be excluded if the technician Sakis Tsiolis not think the game will be Sunday at Giannina and so will leave a few players on the bench who bore the brunt of this season. Asteras won the last two games to the limit, all three of these goals being scored after the break. The movement has not lost in 2013, winning all three games of the championship and having drawn on his land in dispute Olympiakos Volos in the previous round of the cup.
Then draw in the return Atromitos won 2: 0 and so was qualified for the quarterfinals. All goals scored by Asteras in this double came in nd half. In the first round Asteras Larisa eliminated with a score of 4: 1.
In the dispute in the Super League a month ago Asteras won the arena of Platanias with 3: 0 score established since the break. Asteras all came out winners in the game of the tour, 2: 1 being the score for Perrone & co.