The worst season in their recent years
Panathinaikos was more or less expected to struggle for the second place in season 2012-13 mainly because of their lower budget. Even the most pessimistic fan of the team could not expect to see what followed. After 10 wins in 30 matches, four changes at the bench and with a poor morale of the squad, Panathinaikos was offered a new chance to play in Europa League. The reason was that PAS Giannina failed to convince UEFA that the constructions in their stadium will be completed on time.
The Greens faced Xanthi in a knockout match for the sixth place, they won but then they failed to get UEFA’s approval because of their poor financials. Here are their 32 goals: