Eklat in Greece: The top game between Thessaloniki and Athens is cancelled. After a deprived goal, the president walks into the field with a weapon.
Another sensation in Greek football: The top game between cup winner PAOK Saloniki and front-runner AEK Athens was cancelled on Sunday evening at a score of 0:0 shortly before the end.
After the alleged lead goal of the hosts had not been recognized due to an offside position, club president Ivan Savvidis and other persons ran into the pitch.
Savvidis even carried a gun with him when he walked into the square.
After tumultuous scenes, the referee ended the match prematurely, the AEK players had already left the pitch.
The Greek Football Association (EPO) had reduced a penalty against PAOK only on Sunday.
The Appeal Commission reversed the withdrawal of three championship points, and the exclusion of spectators for two matches was cancelled. The fine of 30,000 euros remains.
On the 25th. The punished incident occurred during the game against Olympiakos Piraeus on February 2. Guest coach Oscar Garcia had been hit in the head by an object thrown out of the audience. The game was 3-0 for Olympiakos, which was also confirmed.
Afterwards, angry PAOK fans stormed the TV studio of the state-run channel ERT 3.
The moderator was forced to read a letter of protest for five minutes. Among other things, it stated that the punishment was “the biggest sports scandal in history”.
However, the fans left the TV studio peacefully and nobody was arrested.