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Manchester United 3-0 Olympiakos: United exploit the space in the inside-right channel

March 19, 2014
Manchester United 3-0 Olympiakos: United exploit the space in the inside-right channel

Manchester United qualified for the European Cup quarter-finals, becoming only the second side to recover from a 2-0 first leg deficit. David Moyes surprisingly brought Ryan Giggs into the centre of his midfield, used more direct options on the flanks than in the weekend defeat to Liverpool (Juan Mata was cup-tied) and Rio Ferdinand started...
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Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United: Olympiakos brave with positioning and pressing

February 26, 2014
Olympiakos 2-0 Manchester United: Olympiakos brave with positioning and pressing

Manchester United produced their worst performance of David Moyes’ reign so far, and Olympiakos fully deserved their two-goal victory. Michel was without Javier Saviola upfront, so Michael Olaitan led the line. David Moyes selected his two most cautious options on the flanks, in an otherwise unsurprising team selection. Olympiakos weren’t outstanding on the night, but their overall...
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Panathinaikos 0-1 Olympiakos: match abandoned with Olympiakos on top

March 19, 2012
Panathinaikos 0-1 Olympiakos: match abandoned with Olympiakos on top

Olympiakos are closer to the league title after this game was abandoned because of crowd trouble ten minutes from full-time.
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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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Olympiacos 2-1 Panathinaikos: Olympiacos take commanding lead after controversial victory

February 21, 2011
Olympiacos 2-1 Panathinaikos: Olympiacos take commanding lead after controversial victory

A stoppage time winner from Rafik Djebbour gave Olympiacos a huge victory in a crucial derby.
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