Sunday, December 3, 2023

Orbelín Pineda and AEK Athens conquer the Greek league

AEK Athens returns to the pinnacle of Hellenic soccer after being crowned champion of the Greek Super League after beating Volos 4-0, with a goal from Mexican Orbelín Pineda.

In a match where the atmosphere resembled a war zone from flares and smoke bombs, AEK showed that they were the team with the best moment this season in Greece.

As broad dominators of the match, the rout began at minute 16, with Steven Zuber’s score, at minute 16.

That score made the fans feel they had the title in their hands and lit flares in the stands.

Later, the feat of Matías Almeyda’s team continued with a goal from Mijat Gacinovic, at minute 33.

Already in the second half, and with the match in his pocket, Almeyda brought on some substitutes, including Orbelín Pineda, at minute 52.

The Mexican supported these minutes with. His score at minute 59, thanks to a triangulation. This goal meant the eighth this season with AEK.

The win ended at the feet of Damian Szymanski, at minute 85, which led to the celebration in the field of the Opap Arena Stadium – AEK Stadium Agia Sofia, reaching 83 points, against 78 points from Panathinaikos, on the last day of the Hellenic football.

This is AEK’s 13th title in the league, and their first since 2018, and they remain in third place as the top winners in Greece.

While Orbelín Pineda got his first league title in Europe after his bad debut at Celta de Vigo in Spain.

In addition, he is the third Mexican to win this title in Greece, after Nery Castillo and Alan Pulido.


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