Since his arrival at the greek super league with the olympiacos, James Rodriguez he has emerged as one of the tournament’s most prominent figures. He has been recognized and praised not only by his teammates and coach, but also by the media and rivals, keeping his team in the title race in fourth position, just five points behind leaders AEK. .
In a recent interview, Giorgos Donis, a former soccer player and hero of Panathinaikos where they won seven championships, including back-to-back titles in 1995 and 1996, spoke highly of the influence James has had on his team. “Most people were disappointed in James in Qatar, where I asked and was not told the best. But it seems that Olympics gave him motivation and he wins a lot with a high-quality footballer ”said the former soccer player.
Since his arrival in Greek football, James Rodríguez has participated in 15 local league games, recording 1,156 minutes of play, and has scored three goals and provided five assists. His play has been recognized by the tournament organization, and he was voted Player of the Month for October due to his exceptional performance.
In the same interview, Donis also expressed his opinion on the current situation of Olympiacos, which is currently in fourth position in the table with 42 points from 20 games played. According to Donis, “Olympiacos have been in torment since the summer. It is very difficult to find a balance. There is quality in some positions, but what I’ve seen the most in recent games is that the team still hasn’t managed to find a balance between attacking and defensive play”.
Olympiacos’ next game will be played this Sunday at 1:30 pm (Colombian time) against PAOK. It will be an opportunity for both teams to improve their positions in the leaderboard, as they currently occupy the fourth and third position respectively.
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