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Lacazette leads Arsenal to victory in Greece

Posted Friday, February 21, 2020 by PA32 hits

Arsenal have one foot in the last 16 of the Europa League after Alexandre Lacazette ended a frustrating night by tucking home a late winner at Olympiacos.The France international ended a nine-game scoring drought off the bench against Newcastle at the weekend and returned to the starting line-up in Piraeus to hit the winner in a 1-0 victory for the Gunners.Lacazette had earlier been guilty of mi...Full Story »

Jorginho on target as Italy beat Greece to secure Euro 2020 place

Posted Sunday, October 13, 2019 by PA73 hits

Italy maintained their perfect record in Euro 2020 qualifying to book their place in next summer’s finals.With six wins from six in Group J, the Azzurri were expected to dispatch struggling Greece without too many problems in their first match at the Stadio Olimpico since 2015.It did not entirely pan out that way, with the hosts struggling to break down Greece, but a 2-0 win was good enoug...Full Story »

Italy vs Greece - Francesco Acerbi hopes Italy can make winning return in Rome

Posted Friday, October 11, 2019 by PA98 hits

Lazio defender Francesco Acerbi is hoping Italy can deliver a memorable return to the Stadio Olimpico with victory over Greece to secure a place at Euro 2020.The Azzurri have a perfect record in Group J so far, with six straight wins putting Roberto Mancini’s men clear ahead of Iceland at the top of the table.Another victory in what will be a first senior international match played at the ...Full Story »

Tottenham blow two-goal lead in Greece to draw with Olympiacos

Posted Thursday, September 19, 2019 by PA63 hits

Tottenham blew a two-goal lead in a 2-2 draw at Olympiacos as they continue to make hard work of things in the Champions League.Spurs’ run to last season’s final was littered with great escapes and last-ditch turnarounds but their group stage this term looked like getting off to a winning start in Athens.They were not particularly worthy of it, but a Harry Kane penalty and Lucas Mour...Full Story »

Mancini demands more from Italy despite big win in Greece

Posted Sunday, June 09, 2019 by PA93 hits

Italy coach Roberto Mancini expected more from his side despite a 3-0 win in Greece that maintained their 100 per cent record in Euro 2020 qualifying.The Azzurri moved three points clear at the top of Group J after leaving the hosts reeling with three goals in the space of 10 minutes.Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci were all on target as Italy raced into a three-goal lead aft...Full Story »

Dominant Italy sweep aside Greece

Posted Sunday, June 09, 2019 by PA88 hits

First-half goals from Nicolo Barella, Lorenzo Insigne and Leonardo Bonucci gave Italy a comfortable 3-0 Euro 2020 qualifying win in Greece.The Azzurri moved three points clear at the top of Group J after leaving the hosts reeling with three goals in the space of 10 minutes.Italy have won all three of their first three matches, but defeat saw Greece slip behind Finland, who now occupy second spot...Full Story »

Greece vs Italy - Verratti backs Mancini tactics as Italy look to extend winning run

Posted Saturday, June 08, 2019 by PA397 hits

Marco Verratti has backed Roberto Mancini’s tactical reshuffle that sees Jorginho filling a similar role for Italy to the one that has so polarised opinion at Chelsea.Paris St Germain midfielder Verratti hailed Azzurri boss Mancini’s measured approach play, that sees him and Chelsea star Jorginho sharing deep-lying playmaking responsibilities.Jorginho became a lightning rod for fan c...Full Story »

Maurizio Sarri bemoans Chelsea’s wastefulness in front of goal in Greece

Posted Friday, September 21, 2018 by PA85 hits

Maurizio Sarri rued the profligacy of Chelsea and striker Alvaro Morata after Thursday night’s 1-0 win at PAOK Salonika.Willian’s seventh-minute strike was the difference for the Blues, who have five wins from five Premier League games, but Pedro and Morata spurned numerous opportunities to add to the lead.“We were in control of the match for 90 minutes,” head coach Sarri...Full Story »

Frustrated Dyche questions refereeing decisions as Burnley lose in Greece

Posted Friday, August 24, 2018 by PA85 hits

Burnley boss Sean Dyche was left questioning the referee’s decisions to award the hosts a penalty and send Ben Gibson off after the 3-1 loss at Olympiakos on Thursday.Dyche claimed “all and sundry” from Olympiakos had spoken to referee Slavko Vincic in the tunnel at half-time of the Europa League qualifying play-off first leg, “making it clear they weren’t happy&rdq...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 3 - 1 Burnley: Ben Gibson sees red as Burnley beaten by Olympiakos in Greece

Posted Friday, August 24, 2018 by PA189 hits

Burnley had Ben Gibson sent off as they suffered a 3-1 loss at Olympiakos in the first leg of their Europa League qualifying play-off.After Chris Wood’s 33rd-minute penalty cancelled out a free-kick from the hosts’ captain Kostas Fortounis, Olympiakos regained the lead through an Andreas Bouchalakis header in the 49th minute.And Fortounis then converted a penalty of his own on the ho...Full Story »

Greece 0 - 0 Croatia: Croatia ease into World Cup with draw in Greece

Posted Sunday, November 12, 2017 by PA160 hits

Croatia comfortably negotiated the second leg of their play-off tie against Greece with a goalless draw sealing their place at next summer's World Cup. Leading 4-1 from the home leg in Croatia, Zlatko Dalic's team never got out of second gear - but then they did not need to against a Greece side who lacked ideas going forward and who took until the 86th minute to muster a shot on target. Gre...Full Story »

Greece vs Croatia - Sokratis not optimistic for Greece after 4-1 loss to Croatia

Posted Sunday, November 12, 2017 by PA217 hits

Greece defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos admits Croatia have likely "95 per cent" already qualified for the World Cup. The Ethniki were pushed to the brink of outright elimination from the tournament by a 4-1 humbling in Zagreb - a result the Greek press have called an "unprecedented disgrace". Goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis conceded an early penalty which Luka Modric converted and Nikola Kalini...Full Story »

Croatia put themselves on brink of World Cup qualification after thumping Greece

Posted Thursday, November 09, 2017 by PA97 hits

Croatia set one foot back in the World Cup finals after cruising to an emphatic 4-1 win over Greece in the first leg of their qualifying play-off in Zagreb.Goals from Luca Modric, Nikola Kalinic, Ivan Perisic and Andrej Kramaric were enough to make Sunday's second leg against the Greeks - who replied through Sokratis Papastathopoulos - appear a formality.Shrugging off the absence through injury...Full Story »

Croatia vs Greece - Ivan Perisic determined to get the job done in home leg

Posted Thursday, November 09, 2017 by PA182 hits

Ivan Perisic is confident Croatia have the firepower to claim a strong advantage in the home leg of their World Cup play-off with Greece. With a place at Russia 2018 on the line, Croatia host the Greeks at the Stadion Maksimir in Zagreb on Thursday before travelling to Piraeus for the return leg on Sunday. Croatia go into the opener unbeaten in their last 11 competitive home games and winger P...Full Story »

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