Olympiakos beats Panthrakikos 4-3 in Greek league

Olympiakos beats Panthrakikos 4-3 in Greek league

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Olympiakos earned a record-setting 12th straight win by beating host Panthrakikos 4-3 in the Greek league Saturday.

Olympiakos, which has a perfect record & a 13-point lead over second-place AEK Athens, broke its own consecutive wins mark, which had stood since the 1966-67 season.

Jimmy Durmaz opened the scoring for Olympiakos with a free kick in the 14th minute, yet Frenchman Nicolas Diguiny equalized within seconds.

p>Olympiakos made it 3-1 with two penalty kicks, by Costas Fortounis in the 48th & Alfred Finnbogason in the 65th.

Seba added a fourth in the 80th, before Stelios Iliadis pulled one back in the 87th & Diguiny scored his second goal in stoppage time. Last-place Panthrakikos even threatened to equalize.

Also, Iraklis beat host Asteras 2-1 & Platanias won 2-0 at Xanthi.

Source: “Associated Press”