1998–99 Alpha Ethniki

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The 1998–99 Alpha Ethniki was the 63rd season of the highest football league of Greece. The season began on 22 August 1998 and ended on 30 May 1999. Olympiacos won their third consecutive and 28th Greek title.

Alpha Ethniki
Season1998–99
ChampionsOlympiacos
28th Greek title
RelegatedPanelefsiniakos
Veria
Ethnikos Piraeus
Champions LeagueOlympiacos
AEK Athens
UEFA CupPanathinaikos
PAOK
Ionikos
Aris
Matches played306
Goals scored832 (2.72 per match)
Top goalscorerDemis Nikolaidis (22)

TeamsEdit

Stadia and personnelEdit

Team Manager1 Location Stadium
AEK Athens   Oleg Blokhin Athens Nikos Goumas Stadium
Apollon Athens   Andreas Michalopoulos Athens Rizoupoli Stadium
Aris   Alketas Panagoulias Thessaloniki Kleanthis Vikelidis Stadium
Ethnikos Asteras   Spyros Livathinos Athens Michalis Kritikopoulos Stadium
Ethnikos Piraeus   Panagiotis Alexopoulos Piraeus Karaiskakis Stadium
Ionikos   Sergio Markarián Piraeus Neapoli Stadium
Iraklis   Mats Jingblad Thessaloniki Kaftanzoglio Stadium
Kavala   Makis Katsavakis Kavala Kavala National Stadium
OFI   Eugène Gerards Heraklion Theodoros Vardinogiannis Stadium
Olympiacos   Dušan Bajević Piraeus Athens Olympic Stadium
Panathinaikos   Vassilis Daniil Athens Athens Olympic Stadium
Panelefsiniakos   Stathis Stathopoulos Elefsina Municipal Stadium of Elefsina
Paniliakos   Babis Tennes Pyrgos Pyrgos Stadium
Panionios   Ronnie Whelan Nea Smyrni Nea Smyrni Stadium
PAOK   Arie Haan Thessaloniki Toumba Stadium
Proodeftiki   Nikos Alefantos Piraeus Nikaia Municipal Stadium
Skoda Xanthi   Giannis Matzourakis Xanthi Xanthi Ground
Veria   Petros Ravousis Veria Veria Stadium
  • 1 On final match day of the season, played on 30 May 1999.

League standingsEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Olympiacos (C) 34 27 4 3 82 22 +60 85 Qualification for Champions League first group stage
2 AEK Athens 34 23 6 5 71 27 +44 75 Qualification for Champions League third qualifying round
3 Panathinaikos 34 23 5 6 66 36 +30 74 Qualification for UEFA Cup first round
4 PAOK 34 19 5 10 52 31 +21 62
5 Ionikos 34 17 9 8 64 36 +28 60[a]
6 Aris 34 19 3 12 53 43 +10 60[a]
7 Skoda Xanthi 34 16 8 10 44 33 +11 56
8 OFI 34 16 3 15 50 44 +6 51
9 Iraklis 34 13 8 13 54 45 +9 47
10 Kavala 34 12 6 16 46 62 −16 42
11 Ethnikos Asteras 34 11 7 16 40 58 −18 40
12 Proodeftiki 34 10 9 15 28 37 −9 39
13 Paniliakos 34 11 5 18 37 54 −17 38
14 Apollon Athens 34 9 9 16 42 62 −20 36
15 Panionios 34 9 5 20 42 58 −16 32[b]
16 Panelefsiniakos (R) 34 7 11 16 25 49 −24 32[b] Relegation to Beta Ethniki
17 Veria (R) 34 6 5 23 20 55 −35 23
18 Ethnikos Piraeus (R) 34 0 8 26 17 81 −64 8
Source: Galanis Sports Data
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head points; 3rd head-to-head goal difference; 4th decision match.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Aris–Ionikos 1–1, Ionikos–Aris 3–0.
  2. ^ a b Head-to-head record: Panionios–Panelefsiniakos 3–0, Panelefsiniakos–Panionios 1–0.

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away AEK APA ARI ETA ETH ION IRT KAV OFI OLY PAT PNF PNL PIO PAK PRO XAN VER
AEK Athens 3–1 6–0 3–1 2–0 2–1 2–2 4–0 2–0 2–0 2–0 6–2 3–1 3–0 2–0 1–0 2–1 2–0
Apollon Athens 1–1 1–3 2–2 4–0 1–1 1–3 1–1 1–0 2–5 1–3 1–1 5–0 0–0 1–4 2–2 2–1 2–0
Aris 2–0 2–1 2–0 4–0 1–1 2–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 0–1 0–0 3–1 2–1 2–0 1–0 1–2 2–0
Ethnikos Asteras 2–3 5–1 0–1 1–0 1–1 1–0 3–2 1–0 1–3 0–1 0–0 1–0 2–2 1–0 2–2 0–1 4–0
Ethnikos Piraeus 1–4 2–3 1–1 1–2 1–2 1–2 0–2 1–3 0–3 0–0 2–2 1–1 0–4 1–1 0–2 1–1 0–2
Ionikos 2–1 3–0 3–0 5–0 5–0 0–2 4–2 2–0 1–3 4–4 3–0 1–1 4–3 1–0 2–0 0–1 1–0
Iraklis 2–3 2–0 2–1 1–1 4–0 2–1 2–2 3–0 0–2 3–3 2–3 3–1 2–0 1–0 0–1 2–2 2–0
Kavala 2–1 3–1 0–1 3–0 3–0 1–3 2–0 0–2 0–2 2–1 3–0 1–1 1–5 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–1
OFI 0–1 0–1 2–4 1–1 3–0 2–1 3–1 4–0 1–2 2–3 3–0 3–1 2–0 3–2 0–0 4–2 3–0
Olympiacos 0–0 0–0 1–0 4–2 2–0 2–0 3–2 4–1 3–0 0–0 1–1 3–0 5–0 2–1 6–1 3–1 5–0
Panathinaikos 0–0 5–0 3–1 4–1 5–1 2–1 3–2 6–2 1–0 2–4 2–0 2–1 2–1 0–1 1–0 2–1 1–0
Panelefsiniakos 0–0 1–0 0–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 0–0 1–1 1–2 0–2 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–4 0–1 0–0 2–0
Paniliakos 0–1 3–1 3–1 1–0 2–0 1–4 2–1 2–0 1–2 1–0 1–2 2–0 2–0 1–2 1–2 1–0 0–0
Panionios 1–3 4–2 3–2 2–0 2–0 0–2 3–2 1–2 0–1[a] 1–4 0–2 3–0 5–2 0–1 0–0 0–2 0–0
PAOK 2–1 3–1 1–4 5–1 0–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 3–1 1–2[b] 2–0 3–1 2–0 3–0 1–0 0–0 1–0
Proodeftiki 1–1 0–1 2–1 3–0 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–0 0–1 0–1 1–2 0–1 2–0 0–0 2–1 1–2 1–0
Skoda Xanthi 2–1 1–0 2–0 0–1 2–0 2–2 0–0 4–1 3–1 0–2 1–0 0–0 2–1 1–0 0–1 4–1 2–0
Veria 0–3 1–1 0–1 3–1 4–3 0–2 0–2 0–2 0–0 0–3 0–1 0–1 0–0 3–1 1–2 3–1 2–0
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
Notes:
  1. ^ Panionios-OFI abandoned in 30' (9th Round 9/11/99) due to flood-lights problems. The remaining 60' were played in 2/12/99.
  2. ^ PAOK-Olympiacos was abandoned in 82' at 1-2 after riots from the PAOK fans. Original score remained.

Top goalscorersEdit

Rank Player Club Goals
1   Demis Nikolaidis AEK Athens 22
2   Nikos Frousos Ionikos 18
3   Leszek Pisz Kavala 14
  Ismail Ba Skoda Xanthi
5   Nikos Liberopoulos Panathinaikos 13
  Christos Maladenis AEK Athens
  Paulo Andrioli Ionikos / Aris
8   Grigoris Georgatos Olympiacos 12
  Krzysztof Warzycha Panathinaikos
10   Apostolos Liolidis Aris 11

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