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Olympiakos beats Burnley 3-1, gets closer to UEFA Europa League groups

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Olympiakos FC beat Burnley FC 3-1 at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus on Thursday to move closer to the UEFA Europa League group stage.

The score opened for Olympiakos in the 19th minute with Kostas Fortounis, but the English team equalized in the 33rd minute with a penalty shot by Chris Wood.

In the second half Olympiakos managed to please its fans with two goals by Andreas Bouhalalakis in the 49th minute and Kostas Fortounis, again, in the 60th minute.

Next Thursday, the two teams will meet again at Burnley with Olympiakos having an advantage in qualifying for the UEFA Europa League groups. [Xinhua]

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