After Greece secured their place at next year’s 2014 FIFA World Cup™ with victory in their play-off against Romania, FIFA.com takes a look at the facts and figures surrounding Fernando Santos’ side’s qualification.
Chelsea triumphed 2-0 over Arsenal at the Emirates, while Fulham lost a seven-goal thriller at Leicester in the fourth round of the English League Cup.
Goals from Dimitrios Salpingidis and Georgios Karagounis earned Greece a a 2-0 win over Liechtenstein, but it was unable to secure them an automatic place in Brazil due to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s victory.
After initially being released by Fulham at the end of the 2012/13 Premier League campaign, Greece midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has signed a one-year contract extension with the west London club.
Giorgos Karagounis has expressed his disappointment at Greece dropping points but insisted they will get three points against Slovakia.
Fulham have announced the signing of veteran Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis, 35, on a free transfer until the end of this season.