December 6, 2008
Panathinaikos beats Xanthi 2-1 in Greek league
ATHENS, Greece: Croatian striker Ante Rukavina came off the bench to score the winner for 10-man Panathinaikos to beat Xanthi 2-1 in the Greek league on Saturday.
Brazilian midfielder Gilberto Silva gave Panathinaikos the lead in the 22nd minute off a perfect pass from 18-year-old Sotiris Ninis. It was Gilberto’s first goal in 10 matches for the Athens club.