Open clash between Greece manager Anastasiadis and captain Sokratis

The drabbing by Italy last Saturday and above all Tuesday's 3-2 home loss to Armenia has split the Greece camp into two, as the coaching setup refuses to see reality and targeted captain Sokratis Papastathopoulos who stated the obvious, that the Euro 2020 campaign is all but over and extensive changes are needed in the national team.

In the minutes after the final whistle at the Olympic Stadium, when a disappointing Greece suffered its first ever defeat to Armenia, and a home one at that amid jeering by the few thousands of fans, Papastathopoulos chose not to mince his words.

"The goals we conceded were playground goals and I take full responsibility for that," said the Arsenal star. "I will take responsibility for whatever you wish. I believe developments will come and should come. I do not know anything specific, as for the soccer issues it is the president [of the...

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