Late Hassan header sees Reds beat Marseille

A stoppage time goal by late substitute Ahmed Hassan gave Olympiakos a 1-0  win over 1993 European Cup winner Olympique Marseille in their Champions League Group C match in Piraeus on Wednesday.

Hassan, who came on for Giorgos Masouras in the 84th minute, headed home an inch-perfect cross by former Marseille forward Mathieu Valbuena after a dominant Olympiakos had missed a string of chances.

In a dour first half, Yann M'Vila volleyed over the bar and Youssef El-Arabi had a close-range shot blocked for the home side, while Florian Thauvin fired just wide at the other end.

Olympiakos had a goal scrapped for offside after a VAR check in the 52nd minute, with Masouras sweeping in a rebound after Marseille keeper Steve Mandanda parried Valbuena's stinging low shot.

Lazar Randjelovic hit the post for Olympiakos in the 69th minute before the outstanding...

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