Panathinaikos, Marseille’s top scorer in the Champions League, was eliminated by Braga

Panathinaikos, Marseille’s top scorer in the Champions League, was eliminated by Braga

Panathinaikos, who fell from Marseille in mid-August, will not be able to participate in the Champions League group stage either. The Greek team fell on the strongest of them in their double confrontation. Sporting Braga won the ticket to participate in the most prestigious European competitions.

Good news for the Avengers Marseillaise! Less positive news for the European Football Association index for French football.. Today, Tuesday, the Portuguese club Sporting Braga included its participation in the next European Champions League at the expense of the Greek Panathinaikos.

More than two weeks ago, the Athens club achieved a great achievement by eliminating Marseille at the Velodrome stadium, after a harsh scenario for Marseille. After this qualification, the Greeks were hoping to qualify for the group stage of the UEFA Champions League. Thirteen years after their last engagement!

To do that, there was one final hurdle to overcome: Sporting Braga. Despite the defeat in the first leg in Portugal, the Athens team maintained its hope of qualifying for the second leg. Argentine winger Mancini reduced the score for Greece 2-1 in the 95th minute.

The match on Tuesday was expected to be a sweltering heat at the Olympic Stadium in Athens, and it did. For the first 45 minutes, the score was 0-0, but the aggression and intensity were present in this match. At the end of the meeting, the Greeks lost 0-1. The folly of the Athenians can be greatly reprimanded.

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Are we French spectators in all this? Well, we can blame a lot, not Panathinaikos, but Olympique de Marseille. Marcelino’s followers were unable to expel the Greeks and then the Portuguese in their favor and the interest of French football.

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The result: two Portuguese clubs, Benfica and Sporting Braga, will participate in the next Champions League. This is equivalent to the number of French clubs such as Paris Saint-Germain and RC Lens.

the worst ? The Portuguese UEFA index is dangerously close to the French UEFA index. Having overtaken the Netherlands last season, this is still very bad news for French football. Not the summit as the next reform of the European Champions League approaches.

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