U17s prevail 3-1 over Xanthi
PAOK youngsters returned to their winning ways, played attractive football and wasted several chances for a more comfortable scoreline.
With barely one minute gone by, Pournaras made the most of Xanthi’s sloppy defending and scored the opener. The visitors leveled in the 32nd minute, but PAOK dominated proceedings after the interval, especially after the Thrace side were reduced to 10 players. Koreas made it 2-1 in the 79th minute with a close-range shot, following an assist by Vrakas. Panagiotou sealead PAOK’s 3-1 victory in the 88th minute, connecting a corner kick by Sapountzis.
PAOK U17: Balomenos, Tachatos (62’ Spartiatis), Panagiotou, Kaltsidis (62’ Moutzouris), Grosdis (80’ Sapountzis), Voutsas, Karamberis, Vrakas, Pournaras, Altintzis (45’ Koreas), Xifilinos (73’ Aventisian).