Olympiakos Wins 44th Greek League Title, 19th in 21 Years

first_imgATHENS, Greece (AP) — Olympiakos clinched a record 44th Greek league title with a round to spare, and its 19th in the last 21 seasons, after thrashing Giannena 5-0 Sunday.Marko Marin, Manuel da Costa and Alberto de la Bella scored for the hosts within eight minutes of each other midway through the first half to give the defending champion a comfortable lead. De la Bella added his second goal in the 71st minute before Alejandro Dominguez converted a penalty 10 minutes later.Second-placed PAOK stayed within six points of Olympiakos by beating host Platanias 3-1 and Panathinaikos, in third, edged Atromitos 1-0.AEK beat Levadiakos 2-0, and Panionios lost 1-0 at Kerkyra.PAOK, Panathinaikos, AEK and Panionios face playoffs for a second spot in Champions League qualifiers.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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