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Snapshot: Greek Cup Semi-Final Delayed After PAOK Fans Cover Olympiakos Subs Bench In Fish…

By Chris Wright

There were a couple of reasons that the kick-off of the Greek Cup semi-final second leg between PAOK and Olympiakos had to be delayed last night, with a huge pre-game flare display engulfing the pitch in thick, accrid smoke that took several minutes to clear.

However, along with the lack of visibility, kick-off had to be knocked back another couple of minutes after a clean-up operation was required when a gang of mischievous PAOK fans dumped a bucket of fish all over the¬†Olympiakos subs bench…

fish-bench

Poor guy.

Indeed, after the fish incident, the referee ordered both sets of players back to the dressing room until he was given guarantees of their safety from PAOK’s security team.

The match was a predictably stormy affair, with multiple fights and skirmishes breaking out throughout – both sides ending the game reduced to ten men, with 15 minutes of stoppage time being played at the end of the second half to compensate for all the bad blood.

Oh, and PAOK won 1-0 to go through to the final on away goals.

(Image via Greek Reporter/Thanks to Pies fan Larnold for the Twitter tip-off)

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By Chris on April 17th, 2014 in Newsnow, Videos, Vine. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response, or trackback from your own site.
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10 Responses to “Snapshot: Greek Cup Semi-Final Delayed After PAOK Fans Cover Olympiakos Subs Bench In Fish…”

  1. WhimsicalFish says:

    Surely PAOK should be (had)docked points?

  2. JoeT says:

    About 500 flares in the stadium with them being thrown towards the pitch buts thats not why the game was delayed, thats just not weird enough

  3. chris says:

    That wat happens wen you pay officals olympiakos haha dont expect people to like you

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  5. Julian A. Monkey says:

    Their kipper kept a clean sheet.

  6. Jarren says:

    Not really a kid-friendly environment, is it?

  7. Ady says:

    More clubs should follow PAOKs footstaps……….. Bad for Soccer in Greece but I don’t think Olympiaos or Greek authorities care !
    Don’t forget thats how Olympiakos wins theytrophies at home!

  8. Aris says:

    PAOK fans are more or less acting like they’re savages. It’s not the first time they’re doing things like that, UEFA has punished them a lot of times in their few European appearances.
    In fact the incident with the fish was not the most serious, they threw bananas at a Brazilian player of Olympiakos and in the end of the game they entered the field and kicked and punched Saviola and other players.
    Animals.

  9. kyfwnidis says:

    Petaxthke kai to skouliki

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