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Olympiakos beats Kerkyra 3-0, opens 9-point lead atop the Greek league with a game in hand


ATHENS, Greece — Alejandro Dominguez and Alberto Botia scored in the first half and Franco Jara added a third early in the second to lead Olympiakos to a 3-0 win over visiting Kerkyra in the Greek league Sunday.

The win, coupled with Panathinaikos' 1-0 loss at Veria, left the defending champion nine points ahead of its archrival in the league standings with five rounds remaining. Olympiakos also has a game in hand, at Panthrakikos. The latter beat third-place PAOK 3-1 Saturday.

Also, Asteras beat Ergotelis 2-1 and Xanthi defeated Atromitos 1-0.

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