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APOEL bow out of Europa League to Astana in penalties

APOEL bow out of Europa League to Astana in penalties

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: APOEL blew their chance of progressing to the UEFA Europa League group stages after they fell in penalties to Astana. The Galazokitrinoi were unable to protect their 1:0 home win, losing 1:0 to Astana where the Kazakhstan side prevailed 2:1 in penalties... **HIGHLIGHTS**

Leali’s European Nights to Forget

Leali’s European Nights to Forget

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Nicola Leali played a big role in Olympiacos’ elimination to Besiktas in the Europa League, however it was not the first time the Italian goalkeeper had an off night in this year’s Europa League. AGONAsport.com takes you back...

APOEL Through Despite Loss

APOEL Through Despite Loss

CYPRIOT SOCCER (EUROPA LEAGUE): Despite APOEL taking the lead against Astana, the Cypriot Champions were handed a 2-1 defeat in Kazakhstan. Efrem opened the scoring in the first half and two second half goals from the hosts gave them the comeback victory. However, APOEL mathematically progressed to the next round after Olympiacos and Young Boys drew in Greece. **HIGHLIGHTS**

At the Karaiskaki to Clinch Progression

At the Karaiskaki to Clinch Progression

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos got a point in Kazakhstan against Astana for the 4th Matchday of the Europa League Group stage and with a win in Matchday 5 at home to Young Boys they will clinch their progression to the Knockout Stages. Olympiacos fell behind when Despotovic opened the scoring for the hosts before Seba equalized, giving Olympiacos a hard earned 1-1 draw on the road. **HIGHLIGHTS**

With Momentum Into the Derby

With Momentum Into the Derby

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos easily defeated Astana 4-1 at the Karaiskaki Stadium, sending a message to PAOK before Sunday’s derby in the Superleague. Olympiacos was ahead 3-0 by halftime with goals from Figueiras, Elyounoussi, and Seba before Astana pulled one back in the second half. Astana was left with 10-men in the 58th minute and Seba added his second goal in the 65th minute. The win puts Olympiacos atop the group along with APOEL.**HIGHLIGHTS**

Preview: Olympiacos - Astana

Preview: Olympiacos - Astana

UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE: Olympiacos hosts Astana in the third matchday of the Europa League group stage and AGONAsport.com brings you a preview of tomorrow’s match. Kickoff is set for 3:05 PM (EST). TV Listings for the United States, Canada, Australia, and Greece can be found here.

Revenge for APOEL

Revenge for APOEL

CYPRIOT SOCCER: APOEL came away with a dramatic comeback victory to defeat Astana in their opening match of the Europa League Group Stage. Astana, who knocked out APOEL in last year’s Champions League qualifying, went ahead late in the first half before two goals in the final 15 minutes gave APOEL all 3 points in Nicosia.**HIGHLIGHTS**