Playing with an interim coach, Veria earned a surprise 1-1 draw at Panathinaikos in the Greek league Saturday.

Mehdi Abeid opened the scoring for Panathinaikos in the 44th but El Fardou ben Nabouhane equalized for Veria 10 minutes later and then hit the post in the 62nd.

Veria coach Goran Stevanovic resigned on Tuesday, less than three months after taking over, accusing the club owners of acquiring players without consulting with him. Youth team coach Stefanos Gaitanos has taken up head coaching duties while a search for a replacement is on.

Also Saturday, Ergotelis drew at Xanthi 0-0 and newcomer Kalloni beat Giannena 1-0.

Costas Mitroglou scored a hat trick, with David Fuster assisting on all three goals, to lead defending champion Olympiakos to a 5-0 victory at Levadiakos in the Greek league Sunday.

Javier Saviola opened the scoring with a penalty in the 16th minute and Joel Campbell hit Levadiakos’ post once in each half.
Mitroglou entered the game in the 65th minute and made it 2-0 five minutes later. Wladimir Weiss, who substituted for Campbell in the 58th, scored in the 85th and Mitroglou added to the victory with goals in the 89th and in injury time.
Olympiakos tops the standings with a perfect record after three round

In other action:
Kalloni – PAS Giannina   1 – 0
Xanthi – Ergotelis   0 – 0
Panathinaikos – Veria   1 – 1
Asteras Tripolis – Apollon Smirnis   2 – 0
PAOK – Panionios  4 – 1
Panthrakikos – Panaitolikos   2 – 1

Standings
1. Olympiakos Piraeus   9
2. PAOK  6
3. Kalloni   6
4. Veria   5
5. Asteras Tripolis   5
6. Ergotelis   5
7. Panathinaikos   4
8. Panionios   4
9. Xanthi   4
10. PAS Giannina   4
11. Panthrakikos   4
12. Panaitolikos   3
13. Apollon Smirnis   3
14. Platanias   2
15. Atromitos   1
16. OFI   1
17. Levadiakos   1
18. Aris   0

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