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Olympiakos vs Wolves - Conor Coady reveals coronavirus fears ahead of Olympiacos trip

Posted Thursday, March 12, 2020 by PA22 hits

Captain Conor Coady has revealed he is worried about his family’s health ahead of Wolves’ trip to Olympiacos.The defender has concerns after Wolves failed to get their Europa League tie in Athens postponed.Olympiacos owner Evangelos Marinakis announced on Tuesday he had tested positive for coronavirus, prompting Wolves to ask UEFA to call Thursday’s game off.That appeal was rej...Full Story »

Arsenal star Aubameyang near to tears and left feeling 'very bad' by shock Olympiakos miss

Posted Friday, February 28, 2020 by hits

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was nearly in tears before the full-time whistle as his last-gasp miss proved costly - Arsenal being dumped out of the Europa League in the round of 32 by Olympiakos at the Emirates on Thursday night. Mikel Arteta makes surprise ‘proud’ admission after Arsenal suffer late Olympiakos loss (Image: GETTY) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang admitted he felt “very...Full Story »

Arsenal vs Olympiakos - Lacazette insists he has no desire to leave Arsenal

Posted Thursday, February 27, 2020 by PA50 hits

Alexandre Lacazette insists he will not push to leave Arsenal this summer even if they fail to qualify for the Champions League. The France striker has been struggling for form of late and has lost his place to youngster Eddie Nketiah for the last two Premier League games. He scored off the bench in the recent win over Newcastle before netting the only goal in the 1-0 Europa League round of ...Full Story »

Arsenal eclipse Olympiakos thanks to late Lacazette goal

Posted Friday, February 21, 2020 by PA61 hits

Mikel Arteta saw his Arsenal side keep another clean sheet as they secured Europa League victory at Olympiacos before revealing he has told his players to embrace the art of defending.Alexandre Lacazette’s goal nine minutes from time was enough to ensure a 1-0 victory in Piraeus with Arsenal now in pole position to qualify from this round of 32 clash.While the France striker wasted a coupl...Full Story »

Olympiakos Piraeus vs Arsenal - Arteta relishing tough atmosphere against Olympiacos

Posted Thursday, February 20, 2020 by PA64 hits

Arsenal head coach Mikel Arteta has challenged his players to rise above the heated atmosphere expected to greet the Gunners when they take on Olympiacos on Thursday.Arteta will be keen for his side to put themselves into a strong position to continue their Europa League quest with victory in the opening leg of their round of 32 clash against the Greek champions-elect in Athens.The sold-out Kara...Full Story »

Tottenham vs Olympiakos Piraeus - No chance of Tottenham signing Zlatan – Mourinho

Posted Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by PA94 hits

Jose Mourinho has said there is “no chance” of Tottenham signing Zlatan Ibrahimovic.The 38-year-old, currently a free agent following his exit from LA Galaxy in the last few weeks, has been linked with a move to Spurs given his strong connection with Mourinho.Mourinho has worked with Ibrahimovic at Inter Milan and Manchester United, but will not be bringing him to the Tottenham Hotsp...Full Story »

Bayern Munich vs Olympiakos Piraeus - Interim coach demands response from Bayern stars

Posted Wednesday, November 06, 2019 by PA99 hits

Bayern Munich interim coach Hansi Flick says his players have a responsibility to respond following the departure of Niko Kovac and weekend drubbing at Eintracht Frankfurt.Flick will take charge of the Bundelisga champions for the first time during Wednesday’s Champions League clash with Greek side Olympiacos at the Allianz Arena.Bayern on Sunday parted company with former manager Kovac af...Full Story »

Olympiakos vs Tottenham - Pochettino urges Spurs to show why they are favourites

Posted Wednesday, September 18, 2019 by PA76 hits

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino is not prepared to let his side be ambushed by Olympiacos in their Champions League opener and has told them to show why they are favourites. Spurs begin their Group B campaign in Athens on Wednesday against a Greek side who have a notoriously good record at home. Still, last season’s finalists will be heavily fancied to open with a win, but only if t...Full Story »

Panathinaikos-Olympiakos abandoned after crowd disturbances

Posted Monday, March 18, 2019 by Goal.com173 hits

Panathinaikos' Greek Super League derby match against visitors Olympiakos was abandoned on Sunday due to crowd disturbances, which included fans attempting to attack the away bench. Proceedings were initially interrupted after just five minutes, as a section of the home support approached the Olympiakos bench, before security managed to calm the fracas. Thrylos remained focused enough to tak...Full Story »

Burnley out of Europa League after stalemate with Olympiakos

Posted Friday, August 31, 2018 by PA87 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 PA112 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 PA183 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 PA193 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 PA144 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 PA190 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 PA197 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 PA263 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 PA99 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 PA78 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 PA125 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 »

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