Nigerian striker, Emmanuel Emenike was among the goal scorers as Olympiakos secured a crucial 3-1 win away from home against Partizan Belgrade in a first leg UEFA Champions League Third Round qualifying match.

After playing an even game until the halftime which ended with 1-1, Emenike and his Olympiacos teammates turned the match around at the beginning of the second half.

El Fardou Ben Nabouhane scored first in the sixth minute of the match, and made it a brace for the Greek team in the 56th minute, while Partizan answered with a single goal scored in the 10th minute by Leandre Tawamba from Cameroon.

The lead was expanded further by Emenike in the 91st minute as the former Super Eagles striker made his presence count in what was his official debut for the Greek club.

The second game which decides which of the two teams will proceed through the playoffs and reach the group stage will be played on August 2 in Piraeus, Greece.