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Olympiacos Wins 2020-21 Greek Football League

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Hassan scored twice to mathematically secure the 46th title for Olympiacos. Credit: Twitter/Olympiacos FC

Olympiacos is the Greek champion for the 2020-21 football season after clinching a 3-1 win over rivals Panathinaikos at Karaiskakis stadium on Sunday.

The Piraeus club mathematically secured the Super League title after Aris Thessaloniki lost to AEK Athens 1-3 earlier on the day. Olympiacos is on 76 points, 22 points ahead of its nearest rival.

After the game Olympiacos players celebrated yet another triumph in the club’s illustrious history.

Panathinaikos opened the score with a Federico Macheda penalty in the first half.

The home side bounced back just before the interval with Ahmed Hassan Koka.

Achilleas Poungouras was sent off for the visitors on the 65′.

The Piraeus club secured the victory with two goals from Ahmed Hassan Koka on 72′ and Bruma deep into time added on.

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The table of the top six Greek teams of the Super League playoffs after Sunday’s results.

46th league title for Olympiacos

Founded on 10 March 1925, Olympiacos is the most successful club in Greek football history, having won 46 League titles, 28 Cups (18 Doubles) and 4 Super Cups, all records.

Τotalling 77 national trophies, the club is 9th in the world in total titles won by a football club.

The club’s dominating success can be further evidenced by the fact that all other Greek clubs have won a combined total of 39 League titles.

Olympiacos also holds the record for the most consecutive Greek League titles won, with seven in a row in two occasions (1997–2003 and 2011–2017), breaking their own previous record of six consecutive wins in the 1950s (1954–1959), when it was unequivocally nicknamed Thrylos (legend).

In European competitions, Olympiacos best performances are their presence in the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals in 1998–99, losing the semi-final spot in the last minutes of their second leg match against Juventus, as well as in the UEFA Cup Winners’ Cup quarter-finals in 1992–93.

The Red-Whites are by far the highest ranked Greek club in the UEFA rankings.

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