With an astonishing 2-3 away win over AS Roma, Panathinaikos progressed to the next round of the UEFA  Europa League. Riise opened the score for the home team with a free kick (11′) but the “Greens” managed to equalise with a Cisse penalty in the 40th minute. Three minutes later, Ninis scored with a brilliant long distance shot and Cisse netted a third to seal Panathinaikos’ triumphant comeback before the end of the 1st half (45+2′). Roma scored with De Rossi in the 67th minute and produced the final score:  AS Roma – Panathinaikos 2-3. In the UEFA  Europa League round of 16, Panathinaikos will play against Royal Standard de Liege.

AS Roma: Doni, Juan, Mexes, Vucinic, Taddei, De Rossi, Riise, Perrotta, Cerci (68′ Menez), Brighi (46′ Baptista), Cassetti.

Panathinaikos: Tzorvas, Vintra, Sarriegi, Kante, Marinos, Spiropoulos, Katsouranis, Simao, Ninis (72′ Gilberto), Salpingidis (87′ Leto), Cisse (90+2′ Christodoulopoulos.