MX23RW : Thursday, October 18 12:12:07
Oct 22, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Karaiskakis Stadium
Olympiacos
1-0
Juventus
Kasami (35')
Botia (44'), Masuaku (56')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Lichsteiner (37'), Pogba (59'), Marchisio (65')

Result: Olympiacos stun Juventus

Olympiacos stun Juventus with a 1-0 win in the Champions League to leapfrog their opponents into second in Group A.

Olympiacos stunned Juventus with a 1-0 win in the Champions League this evening to leapfrog their opponents into second in Group A.

Patjim Kasami scored the winner, but the home side had goalkeeper Roberto to thank for a number of second-half saves to keep out the Serie A giants.

Olympiacos Pajtim Kasami celebrates after scoring a goal during the Group A Champions League football match Olympiacos vs Juventus at the Karaiskaki stadium in Athens' Piraeus district on October 22, 2014© Getty Images

The Greek side started brightly and Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini was forced to make an interception early on to thwart a promising attack.

Kostas Mitroglu went close moments later when he drilled a shot wide after a low cross from Arthur Masuaku.

Juventus nearly had the lead when Carlos Tevez turned an effort goalwards, but the South American's attempt was cleared off the line by Omar Elabdellaoui on 12 minutes.

Tevez thought he had opened his account for the evening moments later following a goal-mouth scramble, but his header was correctly ruled out for offside.

Olympiacos' Eric Abidal fights for the ball with Juventus' Carlos Tevez during the Group A Champions League football match Olympiacos vs Juventus at the Karaiskaki stadium in Athens' Piraeus district on October 22, 2014

Ten minutes before half time, it was Olympiacos who took the lead through former Fulham midfielder Kasami after he swept home a finish after a counter-attack.

Alejandro Domínguez found Kasami inside the box on the hour mark, but the goalscorer was unable to make it 2-0 after blasting his effort just wide.

Morata spurned the visitors' best chance of the half when he headed over Arturo Vidal's cross on 72 minutes.

Juve piled on the pressure in the final stages and Roberto made a stop to deny Tevez, before Paul Pogba struck the crossbar with a cross that caught the keeper out.

Roberto was at it again with 10 minutes to play, this time keeping out Morata's effort by forcing it onto the woodwork.

As Juve searched for a late equaliser, the goalkeeper was yet again alert to thwart Tevez after the former Manchester City striker had cut inside and unleashed a fierce effort in the final few minutes.

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Juventus Argentinian foward Carlos Tevez celebrates after scoring during the Serie A match AC Milan against Juventus, on September 20, 2014
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Juventus88001851324
2Napoli86021510518
3Inter Milan8512126616
4Lazio8503119215
5Sampdoria8422124814
6Roma84221610614
7Fiorentina8413146813
8SassuoloSassuolo84131514113
9Parma8413109113
10AC Milan73311510512
11Torino833299012
12Genoa74031214-212
13CagliariCagliari823369-39
14SPALSPAL8305610-49
15Udinese8224810-28
16Bologna8215410-67
17Atalanta BCAtalanta8134911-26
18Empoli8125510-55
19FrosinoneFrosinone8017321-181
20AC Chievo VeronaChievo8026619-13-1

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