Olympiakos gain crucial win over Marseille in the first Champions League game

Ahmed Mahgoub came up with a crucial goal that helped Olympiakos registry victory over Marseille in the Champions League group match. The victory has helped the Greek outfit get a strong start to the campaign. Olympiakos were coming into the game hopefully to take something out of the match knowing that a strong start was essential. Since there was home advantage, there were a lot of reasons to expect a positive outcome for the Greek outfit and this indeed turned out to be the case in the last few minutes of the match when Ahmed Mahgoub, who is also called as Koka, scored the winner.


Incredibly, manager Pedro Martins had decided to utilise the services ofMahgoub shortly, as he was called on to action in the 84th minute. The substitute made an instant impact by managing to convert an excellent opportunity. There were options to score for both teams in the first half, but they were wasted due to lacklustre finishing. Even though there were changes from both sides towards the end of the match, it was Olympiakos gained the crucial advantage throughMahgoub. Mathieu Valbuena managed to set up the Egyptian international for his second goal in six matches. This performance is surely likely to see him start the match when Olympiakos take on Porto in the next Champions League encounter.

Olympiakos Comes Down to Third Place

There are football fanatics in every part of the world and Greece is also not aloof of that list. Olympiakos is one of the best clubs that play professional football in the Greek League. The dormant European giant Greece has gifted lots of superb footballers to the football world but their own league has suffered from lack of spotlight.


But Olympiakos has performed constantly and has made stars that played in the world football arena. Since this is an athletic club, there are several kinds of sorts that they are engaged to. Though football is the main sport for them, Basketball, Volleyball, Handball, Table Tennis, Fencing and other martial arts are there on their list.

Pedro Martins praises special year after winning Greece Super League title

Olympiakos were able to confirm their success in the Greek Super League after a 2-1 home victory over OFI. As a result of this win, Olympiakos have been able to open up a 22 point advantage. Even if PAOK’s seven point deficit is overturned, they would not be able to catch Olympiakos in the remaining matches. After confirmation of their league title success, manager Pedro Martins said that this was indeed a special year on a personal and professional level. As one of the most successful teams in the Greek region, Olympiakos were hoping to pick up the first league title since 2016-17.

WOLVES PUSHING IN EUROPA BUT PREFER UCL

Premier League side Wolverhampton Wanderers are having an impressive run this term. They are pressing to make the final cut for the UEFA Champions League next season. They currently place sixth but with the same number of points as fifth-placed Manchester United at 52 points. Both sides are two points away from Chelsea in fourth place and three points away from struggling Leicester City side in third place. This makes it a very interesting run in the final eight games.

Arsenal keen on Olympiakos defenderOusseynou Ba

Arsenal are looking to bring in Ousseynou Ba, who is the defender atOlympiakos, in the summer transfer window. The Gunners came up against the Senegalese defender during the knockout rounds of the Europa League and the immense performances put in by the 24-year-old have attracted the attention. Arsenal are not in the best shape with the club going through a transition. A number of players that have been signed recently have not turned out to be good options and Arsenal remain in the market for more new players.

Olympiakos face relegation after match fixing and corruption allegations

Olympiakos face the threat of relegation for various allegations like match fixing and corruption, according to a radio station in Athens.Atromitos are also part of the scandal that has just erupted at a time when world football has been brought to a stop. Owners Evangelos Marinakis and Giorgos Spanos along with the Portuguese manager Ricardo Sa Pinto have been held responsible for inducing match fixing and corruption in Greek soccer. A total of 15 persons have been named in the accusations, which claimed that they try to profit by betting on the results.

Frank Lampard issues worrying injury update on N’Golo Kante

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed that N’Golo Kante won’t return to action for three weeks at the least after picking up a fresh muscular problem. The France international has endured an injury-plagued campaign this season and he was recently substituted after just 10 minutes into the Premier League clash against Manchester United.

Sokratis Papastathopoulos pleased with Mikel Arteta’s impact at Arsenal

Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos has praised the impact made by Mikel Arteta since taking charge as the club’s head coach. The Gunners recently returned to winning ways in the Premier League with a 2-0 triumph over Manchester United and they were thoroughly in control of the New Year’s Day clash.

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