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Oluympiakos beats OFI 4-1, extends lead in Greek league

Oluympiakos beats OFI 4-1, extends lead in Greek league

Predrag Djordjevic scored a hat trick Sunday to help Olympiakos beat visiting OFI Crete 4-1 and extend its lead in the Greek league.
Nery Castillo scored the other goal for Olympiakos, while Goran Drulic scored OFI's goal.
Olympiakos, which won its 16th game, stretched its lead at the top of the 16-team league to eight points. The defending champions have 49 points, eight more than AEK and Panathinaikos.
AEK drew 1-1 with Iraklis in Thessaloniki. Nikos Lymberopoulos gave AEK the lead in the 44th minute but Esteban Herrera leveled with a header in the 72nd.
Panathinaikos beat Panionios 2-0 Saturday.
Olympiakos controlled the game before Djordjevic scored in the 31st with a right angled drive off a perfect pass by Castillo. The Serb midfielder added his second in the 42nd, shooting in from close range after an error by the OFI defense.
The visitors pulled a goal back in the 48th with a powerful shot by Duric, but Olympiakos responded in the 59th when Castillo scored before Djordjevic converted an injury-time penalty.
Also Sunday, it was: Atromitos 4, Kerkyra 2; Xanthi 0, Apollon 0; Ergotelis 0, PAOK 0; and Ionikos 0, Aris 1.


Updated : 2020-12-03 16:34 GMT+08:00