PAOK hammers Larissa to go top in Greece

February 12, 2018

ATHENS (AP) Aleksandar Prijovic scored one goal and created another as PAOK went top of the Greek league by beating Larissa 3-0 Monday.

Ukrainian midfielder Yevhen Shakhov made it 1-0 in the 12th minute after Prijovic nodded down a cross from Vieirinha. Fernando Varela added another goal with a diving header five minutes before the break.

Prijovic then netted the third early in the second half to help hosts PAOK go two points in front of second-place AEK Athens.

AEK beat Asteras 1-0 at the weekend while third-place Olympiakos was held 2-2 by Atromitos and is trailing the leaders by six points.

The defending champion, Olympiakos, plans to appeal after a court docked three points from its tally on Monday due to fan violence.