Panathinaikos restores lead with win over Xanthi


ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Panathinaikos scored three goals in the last 12 minutes to beat Xanthi 3-0 and restore its lead in the Greek league Sunday.

Panathinaikos struggled for 78 minutes, before Toche finally put the hosts ahead. Giorgos Karagounis and Antonis Petropoulos followed with two more to take Panathinaikos to 51 points, two ahead of main rival Olympiakos.

Olympiakos had taken the provisional lead on Friday when it beat AEK Athens 2-0.

PAOK remains third on 38 points after winning 2-0 at OFI.