AEK see off Asteras Tripolis to go top

AEK see off Asteras Tripolis to go top
 

GREEK SUPERLEAGUE - MATCHDAY 21

AEK 1 - 0 Asteras Tripolis
Christodoulopoulos (P) 61'

Lazaros Christodoulopoulos scored the only goal of the game as AEK Athens saw off the challenge of Asteras Tripolis on Sunday, beating their SuperLeague rivals 1-0 at the Olympic Stadium to move one point clear of PAOK at the summit.

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Christodoulopoulos, who was also a goalscorer in the mid-week Greek Cup Athens derby victory against Olympiacos, made no mistake from 12 yards in the 61st minute after Asteras’ Ukrainian defender Yevhen Selin was penalised for a handball. 

The result allowed Manolo Jimenez’s AEK team to chalk up a third successive SuperLeague win, and it was well-deserved since the Kitrinomavri were well on top throughout.

Argentine forward was unlucky not to score, hitting the woodwork on two occasions while visiting goalkeeper Giorgos Athanasiadis made a strong of fine saves to keep the hosts at bay. 
 

 
by Graham Wood
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