UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: It was a close run thing against Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Europa League, as AEK Athens bowed out on the away goals rule at the Last 32 stage. Nevertheless, despite the loss, the Enosis earned a tasty sum of money.
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: AEK Athens might be feeling in the doldrums after an agonising UEFA Europa League exit to Dynamo Kyiv in Ukraine, but the Enosis’ loyal fans have a lot to be proud of. In an amazing four-year transformation, AEK have gone from a Gamma Ethniki outfit to a highly respected club involved in European knockout football.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AEK Athens were literally frozen out of the Europa League on Thursday after Manolo Jimenez’s team could only muster a goalless draw against Dynamo Kiev in freezing temperatures, exiting at the Round of 32 stage 1-1 on aggregate. **HIGHLIGHTS**
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AEK Athens rescued a 1:1 draw in the UEFA Europa League Last 32 first leg against Dynamo Kyiv in the Greek capital, scoring with only ten minutes remaining to stay in the tie ahead of the return in Kyiv.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Dynamo Kyiv gatecrashed AEK Athens’ bid to build up a head of steam in their UEFA Europa League Last 32 clash, holding Manolo Jimenez’s team to a 1-1 draw on Thursday in a first leg match the home side really should have won.**HIGHLIGHTS**
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: On Monday, Super League leaders AEK Athens learned their opponents for the Europa League round of 32. The Greeks will do battle against Ukrainian giants Dynamo Kyiv, a club with huge European history. AGONAsport’s Shaun Nicolaides takes a look at what AEK can expect in February.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AEK will matchup against Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Europa League Round of 32. The first match will be in Athens on February 15th with the return leg scheduled for February 22nd in Kiev.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AEK coach Manolo Jimenez was beaming with pride after his team clinched a place in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League following Thursday’s goalless draw at Austria Vienna, lavishing praise on his players.
UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: AEK secured the draw they needed against Austria Vienna on Thursday, holding the home side to a 0-0 stalemate in their final Group D clash to book their place in the last 32 of the UEFA Europa League. **HIGHLIGHTS**
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Olympiacos’ 2-0 defeat to Juventus on Tuesday ended the Greek champions’ European campaign for this season. Olympiacos finished fourth in a group that also included Barcelona and Sporting Lisbon.
GREEK TEAMS IN UEFA: AEK Athens are in touching distance of the UEFA Europa League knockout stages, with the club requiring just one point in the final group match against Austria Vienna. If the Athenian outfit do successfully negotiate Thursday’s fixture, AEK could be awarded over one million euros.
UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Juventus claimed a spot in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday after comfortably seeing off Olympiacos 2-0 at the Georgios Karaiskakis stadium in Piraeus in their final Group D match.**HIGHLIGHTS**
GREEK SUPERLEAGUE: A new FIFA proposal to stage a 24-team Club World Cup every four years starting in 2021 has been put on the table. The tournament would see a completely different competition replace the current Club World Cup held every December.