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Bendtner treble as five-star Gunners punish Porto

Posted Tuesday, March 09, 2010 by PA84 hits

Nicklas Bendtner grabbed a hat-trick as Arsenal cruised into the quarter-finals of the Champions League with an emphatic 5-0 victory over Porto at the Emirates Stadium. The Gunners were trailing 2-1 from the first leg and had to do without injured captain Cesc Fabregas. However, Arsene Wenger's young team rose to the challenge as a first-half brace from Bendtner - who missed a string of chance...Full Story »

Champions League Preview: Arsenal - Porto

Posted Monday, March 08, 2010 by Goal.com302 hits

Sol Campbell - Porto-Arsenal - Champions League After a controversial first leg in which the Dragoes grabbed a 2-1 advantage, the Gunners will try to turn the tables on the Portuguese back in London... Kick Off: Tuesday, March 9, 2010. 20:45 CETEmirates Stadium, London Mental Test Arsenal host Porto on Tuesday night facing a deficit against the Dragoes that came about in a much-di...Full Story »

Porto want better spread of Champions League wealth

Posted Thursday, March 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

MANCHESTER, March 3 (Reuters) - More of the money generated by the Champions League should be allocated to clubs not in the tournament in order to stop domestic competitions becoming unbalanced, the vice president of Porto said on Wednesday. Fernando Gomes, whose Porto team were European champions in 1987 and 2004, told delegates at the Soccerex business convention that Champions League organis...Full Story »

Wenger: Ref gifted Porto winning goal

Posted Thursday, February 18, 2010 by PA79 hits

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger criticised referee Martin Hansson for allowing the controversial goal which left his side trailing in their last-16 Champions League clash with Porto. Polish goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski was caught out of position to gift Porto an early lead before Sol Campbell equalised. However at the start of the second half, Fabianski picked up what was deemed a back-pass from Ca...Full Story »

Porto offer stern test for confident Arsenal

Posted Tuesday, February 16, 2010 by YAHOO Sport129 hits

LISBON, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Arsenal are brimming with confidence after beating Liverpool but they will have to show consistency to overcome in-form Porto in the Champions League last 16. The north London team's run of wins was interrupted recently by losses to Chelsea and Manchester United but they won 1-0 against Liverpool last week, a result which kept them in the title race and lifted their s...Full Story »

Arshavin set to miss Porto game

Posted Saturday, February 13, 2010 by PA71 hits

Arsenal's Andrey Arshavin has revealed he expects to miss the Champions League tie with Porto because of a hamstring injury. Arshavin picked up the injury in the midweek win over Liverpool and a scan on Friday revealed the injury was bad enough for the Russian to miss the trip to Portugal on Wednesday. But he expects to be fit for the following match with Sunderland in the Barclays Premier Le...Full Story »

Saviola scores as Benfica beats Porto 1-0

Posted Monday, December 21, 2009 by AP78 hits

LISBON, Portugal (AP)—Javier Saviola scored as Benfica beat Porto 1-0 in the Portuguese “classico” on Sunday, taking the Lisbon team to a share of the lead in the league standings. The Argentine striker dribbled past defender Bruno Alves to score in the 23rd minute. The win gives Benfica 33 points, the same as Braga and four more than traditional rival Porto, which is third. ...Full Story »

Porto eyeing quick qualification

Posted Tuesday, November 03, 2009 by PA43 hits

Porto midfielder Raul Meireles has revealed the Portuguese champions are in a hurry to book their place in the knockout stages of the Champions League.Jesualdo Ferreira's side can seal their berth in the last 16 with two games to spare should they defeat APOEL in Cyprus and Atletico Madrid fail to beat Chelsea in Tuesday's Group D encounters.The odds are certainly stacked in Porto's favour, with...Full Story »

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