Essien impresses in a vital away win at Kalloni



Sports News of Tuesday, 12 January 2016

Source: sportscrusader.com

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Micheal Essien continues his impressive form for Panathinaikos in a vital away win at Kalloni.

The former Chelsea midfielder inspired the resurgent visitors into their fourth win in the last five matches.

Panathinaikos inflicted a 0-2 reverse on the home side surge back into their third place in the Greece Super ligue.

The 34-year-old lasted 73 minutes on the field for the high-flying visitors who seems to have primed at the appropriate time.

The Black Stars midfielder bossed affairs from the defensive midfield position to steer Panathinaikos past the struggling Kalloni in the Greek top flight.

The summer arrival from Chelsea endured a difficult start to his career in Greece but has since returned to form for the title-chasing side.

The veteran midfielder left the pitch with 17 minutes left as they look to extend the playing career of the former stand Ford crowd favourite.

Second half goals from Nikolas Kaltsas and Olivier Boumah replaced PAOK with Panathinaikos on the third slot in the Greece top flight. Micheal Essien has since featured 8 times for Pana on his return from the treatment table.

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