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AEK beats PAOK 1-0 to reclaim 1st place in Greek league

AEK beats PAOK 1-0 to reclaim 1st place in Greek league

Ismael Blanco and Julio Cezar scored to give AEK Athens a 2-0 win over PAOK on Sunday to reclaim first place in the Greek league.
AEK has 33 points from 14 games, two ahead of Olympiakos which beat Xanthi 2-1 Saturday. Panathinaikos stayed in third on 30 points by beating Aris 1-0 behind an own goal by Avraam Papadopoulos.
AEK controlled possession early and came close to scoring in the 10th minute, when Edson Silva Ramos's shot was saved with an outstretched arm by Daniel Fernandez. PAOK had a good chance in the 16th, when a lob by Marios Christodoulopoulos forced Marcelo Moretto to send the ball over his crossbar.
Blanco then gave the hosts the lead in the 33rd after Fernandez failed to clear the ball. Pantelis Kaffes also hit the crossbar for AEK before substitute Julio Cezar scored on a cross by Nikos Lymberopoulos to put the game away in the final minutes.
Also Sunday, it was: Atromitos 1, Veria 0; Levadiakos 0, Asteras 0; Apollon 1, Iraklis 1 and Panionios 1, OFI 3.


Updated : 2021-05-11 23:00 GMT+08:00