Another Clean Sheet & 3 Points for Panionios

- Another Clean Sheet & 3 Points for Panionios


Xanthi 0 - 2 Panionios
Shojaei 5'
Risvanis 16'

Panionios went 2 for 2 to begin their 2016-2017 SuperLeague season with another shut out victory. They defeated Xanthi 0-2 away from home with two early goals from Shojaei and Risvanis. 

Panionios did not waste their first chance of the match and found themselves ahead 0-1 within 5 minutes of play with Shojaei’s right-footed shot. Panionios quickly doubled their lead when Ben’s corner was turned in by Risvanis’ header in the 16th minute. The two early goals set the tone of the match as Panionios dominated on both ends of the field, creating opportunities to increase their lead while Xanthi failed to threaten on the attack. 

Panionios took their lead into the second half where they continued to press on as the hosts displayed many problems in their backline. The pace of the game fell in the second 45 minutes with Panionios comfortably holding onto their advantage. Xanthi’s only real opportunity of the game came in the 72nd minute with Ranu‘s header and Panionios held onto their 0-2 victory.

This is the Kyantherythri’s second victory from two games, both coming with shutouts. Panionios will look to continued their perfect start to the season when they host Veria next week. Xanthi will have a tough test in Matchday 5 away to PAOK.

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