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AEK Succumbs to Benfica in Thrilling Encounter (video)

AEK's astonishing comeback in the second half was not enough to prevent a home defeat 3-2 by Benfica on Tuesday evening in the Champions League. In a thrilling encounter, early goals from Haris Seferovic and Grimaldo which caught AEK napping...

AEK Bows to Superior Ajax in Champions League Opener (video)

AEK were outclassed in their Champions League opener against Ajax on Wednesday as the SuperLeague champions were beaten soundly 3-0 at the Johan Cruyff Arena in Amsterdam. After dominating possession but failing to score in the first half, Argentina defender...

AEK Drawn to Play Bayern Munich, Benfica, Ajax in Champions League, Olympiacos to Play Europa League Group Stage

AEK Athens have been drawn to play against Bayern Munich, Benfica and Ajax in Group E in the 2018-2019 Champions League; Olympiacos qualified for the Europa League group stage. The Greek team returns to the Champions League group stage after...

PAOK Bids Farewell to Champions League after Losing to Benfica at Home (video)

Despite the draw in Portugal last week and a great start in Thessaloniki, PAOK failed to make it to the Champions League group stage after losing to Benfica 1-4 on Wednesday. The Toumba stadium was packed to capacity, with PAOK...

AEK Celebrate Return to the Champions League Group Stage (video)

After a 12-year absence, AEK Athens were back to the UEFA Champions League group stage on Tuesday when they drew Hungary's MOL Vidi 1-1 at Athens OAKA stadium. Thanks to their 2-1 win on road one week ago, AEK advanced...

Greek Champions AEK Edge Closer to Champions League Dream (video)

AEK put themselves in the driving seat for a place in the Champions League group stage on Wednesday with a 2-1 win at Hungary's Vidi FC. Vidi and AEK each had a player sent off and the Greek side benefited...

AEK, PAOK Deliver a Great Night for Greek Football

Much maligned in recent years, Greek football got a shot in the arm on Wednesday with two of the country's clubs fighting their way through to the playoffs of the UEFA Champions League. From a situation before the summer when...

AEK Ties 1-1 in Scotland, PAOK Wins 3-2 at Home in Champions League Qualifiers (videos)

Greek league champions AEK Athens managed to clinch a 1-1 draw in Scotland against Celtic, while PAOK beat Spartak Moscow 3-2 in Thessaloniki, in the Champions League group stage qualifiers on Wednesday. Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor drove in the opening goal...

PAOK Thrashes Basel 3-0 and Advances to Champions League Play-offs (video)

It was a magic night for PAOK on Wednesday in Switzerland as the Thessaloniki team easily thrashed Basel 3-0, advancing to the final stage of the Champions League qualification games. The Greek Cup winners advanced on a 5-1 aggregate score,...

Kostas Manolas Sends Barcelona Crashing Out of Champions League (video)

Greek international Kostas Manolas sealed a historic Roma comeback to eliminate Lionel Messi's Barcelona from this year's Champions League. Manolas' glancing header on the 82nd minute sparked scenes of pure elation among the locals as Roma overcame a 4-1 deficit...