Posts Tagged ‘ greece ’

Olympiakos 1-1 Panathinaikos: game based around pace in wide areas

November 22, 2011
Olympiakos 1-1 Panathinaikos: game based around pace in wide areas

A good Athens derby ended all square, with two very similar goals.
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Greece: lightning probably won’t strike twice

May 29, 2010
Greece: lightning probably won’t strike twice

It seems foolish to write off Greece after the miracle of 2004, but both on paper and on the pitch, this seems a fairly weak side – albeit on that is well-organised and has a good understanding between players.
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Teams of the Decade #1: Greece, Euro 2004

March 29, 2010
Teams of the Decade #1: Greece, Euro 2004

This Greek sideĀ achievedĀ perhaps the most astonishing thing in the history of international football. There have been one-off shocks, games that went against the favourites because of a particular set of circumstances. USA 1-0 England in 1950. Senegal 1-0 France in 2002. But those things can happen; shocks in football happen because it’s such a...
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