SUPER LEAGUE: Panathinaikos are not alone in their struggles, as several other European ambassadors face similar ark times.
CYPRIOT SOCCER: AEK Larnaca provided one of the biggest surprises of the day, defeating Spartak Moskva 0-1 (89th minute goal) in Russia to progress to the Europa League Playoff Qualifying Round! Apollon Limassol was eliminated in extra time (match ended 3-3) after defeating Grasshoppers 2-1 in normal regulation.**HIGHLIGHTS**
CYPRIOT SOCCER: Cyprus’ two representatives were winless in the first leg of the UEFA Europa League 3rd Qualifying Round. AEK Larnaca played to a 1-1 draw against Spartak Moskva at home while Apollon Limassol fell in stoppage time 2-1 away to Grasshopper.**HIGHLIGHTS**