SPORTS

Olympiakos alone on top of league

Olympiakos has been left alone on top of the Super League after the fourth round of games as the champion thrashed visiting Panthrakikos 4-1 on Sunday to open a three-point gap from PAOK, Asteras Tripolis and Panionios.

The Reds scored through a Rafik Djebbour brace, a Jose Holebas goal and a Dimitris Skliopidis own goal, all within the first 50 minutes, with the Komotini side scoring a consolation goal seven minutes from time thanks to Leonidas Kyvelidis.

Panionios lost its perfect record at Livadia on Saturday as it went down to host Levadiakos 3-0 on Sunday. The score had already taken its final shape from the 17th minute after two goals by Stelios Vassiliou and one by Giorgos Zisopoulos.

PAOK returned from Xanthi with a 3-0 win over the home team that saw its coach, Marinos Ouzounidis resign after the match. Stefanos Athanasiadis, Bertrand Robert and Costin Lazar scored for the Thessaloniki club.

Also on Saturday, Asteras Tripolis beat Platanias 2-1 at home, courtesy of goals by Ruben Rayos and Emanuel Perrone.

On Sunday Aris and Veria scored their first wins, beating visiting Kerkyra and PAS Giannina respectively by the same score, 1-0, while OFI saw off the once-mighty AEK with a 2-1 score at home.

On Monday Panathinaikos hosts Atromitos at Livadia, as the Olympic Stadium is not available for the game due to a Greek pop concert.