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Burnley out of Europa League after stalemate with Olympiakos

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018 by PA41 hits

Burnley’s hopes of making the Europa League group stage came to an end as a 1-1 draw with Olympiakos at Turf Moor in their qualifying play-off second leg saw them lose the tie 4-2 on aggregate.Knowing a 2-0 win on the night would be enough to send them through, Sean Dyche’s Clarets created some great chances in the first half but were unable to take them, with Sam Vokes sending one h...Full Story »

Sean Dyche frustrated as Ben Gibson sees red in Burnley defeat by Olympiakos

Posted Friday, August 24, 2018 by PA54 hits

Sean Dyche felt hard done by after Ben Gibson was sent off in Burnley’s bruising defeat at Olympiakos in their Europa League play-off.Kostas Fortounis’ opening goal was cancelled out by Chris Wood’s 33rd-minute penalty, but the Greek giants regained the lead shortly after half-time through Andreas Bouchalakis’ header.Things soon got worse as Gibson was given his marching ...Full Story »

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

Posted Friday, August 24, 2018 by PA89 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 »

Olympiakos Piraeus vs Juventus - Allegri wants further improvements from Juventus

Posted Tuesday, December 05, 2017 by PA111 hits

Massimiliano Allegri insists Juventus still have plenty of room for improvement despite their recent show of strength in Naples as they bid to avoid an early exit from the Champions League. Should Juve fail to win at the Karaiskakis Stadium, a Sporting Lisbon victory at Barcelona - however unlikely - would send the Portuguese club into the next round at the expense of last season's finalists. ...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 0 - 0 Barcelona: Barcelona held to goalless draw by Olympiacos

Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by PA64 hits

Barcelona failed to score in a Champions League group stage game for the first time in five years as Olympiacos held them to a goalless draw. Victory in Greece would have booked Barca's passage to the knock-out phase but the three points proved elusive on a night when Luis Suarez hitting the top of the crossbar was as close as the visitors came. The last time they could not find the net in a...Full Story »

Olympiakos vs Barcelona - Ernesto Valverde excited for Olympiacos return

Posted Tuesday, October 31, 2017 by PA113 hits

Barcelona could secure their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League on Tuesday night in what coach Ernesto Valverde admits will be an emotional return to his former club Olympiacos. Valverde earned himself a place in Olympiacos' folklore after leading the club to three league titles and two domestic cups during two spells in charge between 2008 and 2012, and he is set to receive a...Full Story »

Barcelona 3 - 1 Olympiakos Piraeus: Lionel Messi reaches European goals landmark as Barcelona fend off Olympiacos

Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by PA121 hits

Lionel Messi scored his 100th European goal as Barcelona maintained their winning run in Champions League Group D with a 3-1 home victory over Olympiacos. A Dimitris Nikolaou own goal set the five-time European champions on their way but Gerard Pique's red card just before half-time gave the visitors a glimmer of hope. Not for long, though, as Messi made it to his milestone with a lovely fre...Full Story »

Barcelona vs Olympiakos - Players won't be affected by any protests - Ernesto Valverde

Posted Wednesday, October 18, 2017 by PA144 hits

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said his players would not be affected if home fans choose to protest during Wednesday's Champions League game against Olympiacos. Valverde's side will take a big step towards qualifying for the knock-out stages with a third straight Group D win, while the game will be Barca's first at the Nou Camp since the vote for independence in Catalonia sparked violent sce...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 1 - 0 Anderlecht: Frank Acheampong at the double to take Anderlecht into last 16 of Europa League

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016 by PA45 hits

Frank Acheampong's extra-time double gave Anderlecht a 2-1 victory at Olympiacos and a place in the last 16 of the Europa League. The Belgian side led 1-0 after the first leg, but Konstantinos Fortounis levelled the tie in the 29th minute of Thursday's second leg from the penalty spot, after Serigne Mbodji, who got the goal in last week's game, had been penalised for handling in the box. There...Full Story »

Anderlecht 1 - 0 Olympiakos Piraeus: Kara Mbodji goal gives Anderlecht narrow lead over Olympiacos

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2016 by PA39 hits

Kara Mbodji's controversial strike saw Anderlecht overcome Olympiacos 1-0 in the first leg of this Europa League last-32 tie. Former West Brom striker Brown Ideye hit the post early on in Brussels, where Olympiacos bossed the shot and possession statistics. However, Anderlecht ensured they would head to Greece boasting a one-goal lead thanks to Mbodji's 67th-minute goal. Olympiacos goalkeeper...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 0 - 3 Arsenal: Olivier Giroud hits hat-trick as Arsenal ease through to last 16

Posted Wednesday, December 09, 2015 by PA97 hits

Olivier Giroud inspired Arsenal to complete a Champions League group stage comeback as his hat-trick at Olympiacos sealed their place in the last 16. Going into the game having lost three of their previous five fixtures, the Gunners needed to win by two goals or more at the Karaiskakis Stadium or better the 3-2 defeat they suffered at home to the Greek champions in September. With seven key ...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus vs Arsenal: Marco Silva wants to claim Arsenal scalp

Posted Wednesday, December 09, 2015 by PA143 hits

Olympiacos coach Marco Silva insists his side will not be sitting back against Arsenal on Wednesday night - even though the Greek champions can afford to lose and still progress in the Champions League. Having won 3-2 at the Emirates Stadium in September, Olympiacos are in a strong position to qualify with consecutive victories over Dinamo Zagreb putting them second behind Bayern Munich in Grou...Full Story »

Bayern Munich 4 - 0 Olympiakos Piraeus: Bayern Munich outclass Olympiacos to advance in Champions League

Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by PA65 hits

Bayern Munich booked their place in the Champions League group stage with an emphatic 4-0 victory over Olympiacos. With Arsenal running out 3-0 winners over Dinamo Zagreb in the other game in Group F, Olympiacos will have to wait until next month's clash with the Gunners for their chance to join Bayern in the last 16. Bayern were 3-0 up after 20 minutes thanks to efforts from Douglas Costa, ...Full Story »

Bayern Munich vs Olympiakos Piraeus - No weakened team against Olympiacos

Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2015 by PA86 hits

Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola insists he will not be fielding a weakened team for his side's Champions League clash with Olympiacos on Tuesday night, although changes from the team he sent into action against Schalke on Saturday are almost inevitable. Guardiola named his 64th straight unchanged side for the 3-1 win in Gelsenkirchen and further alterations are expected in midweek, albeit wit...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 2 - 1 Dinamo Zagreb: Felipe Pardo brace hands Olympiacos big advantage over Arsenal in Group F

Posted Wednesday, November 04, 2015 by PA61 hits

Two second-half strikes from substitute Felipe Pardo inspired Olympiacos to a 2-1 victory over 10-man Dinamo Zagreb, sending the hosts six points clear of third-placed Arsenal in Champions League Group F. The visitors drew first blood in the 21st minute when Armin Hodzic nodded in from the middle of the box, but after missing a penalty early in the second half, Olympiacos drew themselves level ...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus vs Manchester City - Silva keeps feet on ground ahead of Dinamo

Posted Wednesday, November 04, 2015 by PA58 hits

Olympiacos have enjoyed a promising start to their Champions League campaign but coach Marco Silva is keeping his feet firmly on the ground heading into Wednesday's match against Dinamo Zagreb in Piraeus. The Greek champions are level with Bayern Munich on six points at the top of Group F after three games and are seemingly on course for the knockout stages. They are three points clear of Arse...Full Story »

Dinamo Zagreb 0 - 1 Olympiakos Piraeus: Ideye Brown's late goal gives Olympiacos victory over Dinamo Zagreb

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by PA39 hits

Ideye Brown struck the decisive goal for Olympiacos at the Maksimir Stadium to send Dinamo Zagreb spinning to a second Group F Champions League defeat. Former West Brom striker Brown raced on to Dimitrios Siovas' defence-splitting pass in the 79th minute to finish in style after Dinamo had twice hit the woodwork in the second half through midfield pair Domagoj Antolic and Marko Rog. Dinamo wen...Full Story »

Dinamo Zagreb vs Olympiakos Piraeus - Olympiacos look to build on Gunners triumph against Dinamo Zagreb

Posted Tuesday, October 20, 2015 by PA50 hits

Olympiacos midfielder Esteban Cambiasso hopes his team-mates can build on their surprise victory at Arsenal when they visit Dinamo Zagreb in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Greek side bounced back from a 3-0 home defeat to Bayern Munich in their Group F opener with a 3-2 win in London last month. The victory at the Emirates stadium was a first for Olympiacos on English soil in 13 attempts...Full Story »

Arsenal 2 - 3 Olympiakos Piraeus: David Ospina gaffe sees Arsenal slump to another Champions League defeat

Posted Tuesday, September 29, 2015 by PA139 hits

Stand-in goalkeeper David Ospina had a night to forget as Arsenal slumped to a 3-2 home defeat against Olympiacos to leave their Champions League hopes in jeopardy. Gunners boss Arsene Wenger had warned his side they already faced a must-win tie following their opening Group F loss at Dinamo Zagreb. The Barclays Premier League side were behind against the run of play on 32 minutes when a low...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus 0 - 3 Bayern Munich : Thomas Muller remains in the goals as Bayern Munich cruise to Olympiacos win

Posted Wednesday, September 16, 2015 by PA60 hits

Thomas Muller's scoring hot-streak continued as he netted a brace to steer Bayern Munich to a 3-0 win at Olympiacos in their Champions League Group F opener. Muller put the Bayern ahead in the 52nd minute with a lofted effort from outside the box which looked as if it had been intended as a cross. Substitute Mario Gotze then lashed into the net with a minute of normal time remaining, before Mu...Full Story »

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