A largely even game in Athens was almost decided by a calamitous defensive error from the hosts.
The Athenians had the best of the first half, but Geta ended pretty strongly, and were rewarde dwith a goal. Manu strode up the right flank and cut the ball across goal to Braulio, but the on-loan Atleti man couldn't quite reach it. Thankfully for Geta, though, the AEK defender cleared the ball dreadfully - and only as far as Ruben de la Red, who stroked home three minutes from time.
However, deep into stoppage time, Blanco netted after a corner to give the Greeks a fighting chance in the second leg.
That gives Geta a narrow advantage ahead of the second leg, although I imagine that AEK will play with much greater intensity than they did here.
If we get through, it's either Nuremberg or - more likely - Benfica in the next round.