Panathinaikos vs. PAOK: Facts & Figures
Ahead of PAOK’s Greek Cup final showdown against Panathinaikos, paokfc.gr puts you in the picture about the background to the match, as well as a look back at our previous encounters against the Greens in the competition.
- 17 – the number of times the two teams have been paired together in the Greek Cup. This will be their 5th final, with most of their meetings (6) coming in the semi-finals of the competition.
- In finals, the score is 3-1 in favour of Panathinaikos, who won the trophy in 1955, 1977, and 2014, while PAOK were winners in 1972.
- In their last two meetings, PAOK qualified for the next phase with a second-leg comeback at the Toumba, both in 2017 with a 4-0 win, and in 2020 in the quarter-finals with a 2-0 result.
- In 2017, their meeting in the Greek Cup was in the semi-finals, with Panathinaikos prevailing 2-0 in Athens. But PAOK responded well in the second leg with an emphatic 4-0 win to claim the qualification and finally also lift the trophy against AEK in the final, laying the foundations for three consecutive cup conquests.
- In the 2006-07 season, Panathinaikos progressed in their last tie that came in the quarter-finals. The Greens went through in extra time in the second leg via a 3-1 scoreline. PAOK had won the first leg at the Toumba 2-1 (31’ Konstantinidis , 42’ Miecel – 62’ Mantzios).
- Six out of their 11 meetings have taken place in the semi-finals, with the two teams having three qualifications apiece.
- Two of those six semi-final meetings needed either extra-time or penalties. PAOK won the first of those with a 4-0 win in added time in 1984-85, overturning a 2-0 defeat in Athens.
- 3 – the number of times that the two clubs have meet in the Greek Cup when the match was not decided after just 90 minutes. Of these ties, Panathinaikos won two, at the ΟΑΚΑ in 2007 and at the Toumba in 1993-94.
- In the 1993-94 season in the Round of 16 of the competition, both matches ended 0-0 and following the second leg in Thessaloniki, it was Panathinaikos who went through on penalties after winning the shootout 5-4.
- Extra-time was needed also in 1968 in the quarter-finals since the match at the Toumba ended 1-1, and Panathinaikos scored a goal in extra-time to claim the qualification to the next round.