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Nicolo Zaniolo brace edges Roma to victory in first leg with Porto

Posted Wednesday, February 13, 2019 by PA70 hits

Nicolo Zaniolo scored twice as Roma edged the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Porto 2-1 at Stadio Olimpico.There had been little to chose between the sides during the first half, with Edin Dzeko seeing his shot come back off the post.The Bosnian played a part in breaking the deadlock on 70 minutes when he laid the ball off for Zaniolo to drill the ball in at the far pos...Full Story »

AS Roma vs FC Porto - Daniele De Rossi keen for resolution to Aleksandar Kolarov's rift with fans

Posted Tuesday, February 12, 2019 by PA135 hits

Daniele De Rossi believes Roma’s Champions League clash with Porto could be the “right day” to heal the rift between the club’s fans and team-mate Aleksandar Kolarov.Serbia international Kolarov, a former player of fierce city rivals Lazio, angered the Giallorossi faithful in November by saying supporters “know nothing about football” in response to criticism ...Full Story »

How Andre Villas-Boas went from Porto’s invincibles to rally driving in Peru

Posted Friday, November 23, 2018 by Dreamteamfc.com153 hits

Andre Villas-Boas was once the hottest coaching prospect in Europe. Having led Porto to the Europa League title at the tender age of 33, the footballing world was very much his oyster. So how is it the former Chelsea manager ended up rally driving in South America only six years after his triumphant breakthrough season at Porto? Meteoric rise The ‘next Jose Mourinho' arrived at Port...Full Story »

Juventus bid for Porto defender Alex Telles

Posted Monday, July 23, 2018 by Tribalfootball.com166 hits

Juventus have made a move for Porto defender Alex Telles. UOL Esport says Juve have tabled a €30m offer for the Brazilian. However, Porto have informed Juve that Telles will only leave for his €40m buyout clause. The defender is being targeted as a replacement for Alex Sandro. Sandro is interesting PSG and Manchester United.Full Story »

Liverpool 0-0 FC Porto: Liverpool into Champions League quarter-finals after goalless draw against Porto

Posted Wednesday, March 07, 2018 by PA128 hits

Liverpool eased into the quarter-finals of the Champions League for the first time in nine years with no great alarm in a lifeless goalless draw at home to Porto.This game was the antithesis of their 5-0 win in the first leg at the Estadio do Dragao, but a professional performance, a fifth clean sheet in eight European matches and no apparent injuries represented mission accomplished.While suppo...Full Story »

Liverpool vs FC Porto - Milner: Creating chances has always been a strength of mine

Posted Tuesday, March 06, 2018 by PA210 hits

Liverpool midfielder James Milner thinks – at the age of 32 – he is finally changing perceptions of him as he tops the table of Champions League assists this season.The Reds vice-captain has created seven of the 28 goals Jurgen Klopp’s side have scored in Europe despite just 341 minutes of pitch time.That is three better than team-mate Roberto Firmino, Paris St Germain forward ...Full Story »

Is Cristiano Ronaldo a Liverpool fan? Or does he just hate Porto?

Posted Friday, February 16, 2018 by 101 GREAT GOALS319 hits

FC Porto 0 - Liverpool 5 History was made in Porto on Wednesday night in the Champions League. Liverpool scored five times against the former UCL champions, thereby inflicting the biggest home defeat Porto have ever suffered in their long Champions League history. The star of the show for the Reds was Sadio Mane, who scored a hat-trick in Portugal. Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino also fo...Full Story »

FC Porto 0-5 Liverpool: Sadio Mane scores hat-trick as Liverpool cruise to Champions League win in Porto

Posted Thursday, February 15, 2018 by PA191 hits

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick and Mohamed Salah continued his phenomenal run with a 30th of the season as Liverpool won 5-0 at Porto to virtually assure themselves a Champions League quarter-final place.Mane was in the right place at the right time to score twice in the first half before rifling home his hat-trick just before the end, to overshadow the exploits of Salah, whose brilliant individu...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Liverpool - Roberto Firmino wants Liverpool to make Porto suffer

Posted Wednesday, February 14, 2018 by PA319 hits

Roberto Firmino does not know if Champions League opponents Porto are afraid of Liverpool and their goalscoring threat but he hopes to make them suffer in the Estadio do Dragao.Jurgen Klopp’s side qualified unbeaten top of their group after scoring 23 goals, a record for an English club and a competition total surpassed only by Paris St Germain (25), also this season.Nineteen of those goal...Full Story »

Casillas delivers optimistic assessment of being benched by Porto

Posted Thursday, November 16, 2017 by Marca.com198 hits

Porto's coach Sergio Conceicao has decided to drop Iker Casillas to the bench in the last few games and the Spanish goalkeeper claimed that he can learn from that experience. The first stretch of the season has been underwhelming for the Spanish shot-stopper, who insisted that being benched can prove beneficial for everyone. "Every player ends up being on the bench, but it's good to learn fr...Full Story »

Casillas hits back over Porto departure speculation

Posted Thursday, October 26, 2017 by Marca.com119 hits

Speculation has been rife in recent days that Iker Casillas is set for a January exit from Porto, and the former Real Madrid shot-stopper has remarked that his club must have spoken to journalists and not him. After Casillas had been left on the bench for the last three matches in all competitions, it had been thought that Financial Fair Play pressures were encouraging the Portuguese club to ...Full Story »

Juventus 1 - 0 FC Porto: Paulo Dybala penalty seals Juventus passage into last eight of Champions League

Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by PA139 hits

Juventus coasted into the quarter-finals of the Champions League as they saw off 10-man Porto 1-0 in Turin. Massimiliano Allegri's men were already 2-0 ahead in the tie having come through the first leg in Portugal unscathed, and the Serie A leaders never looked in danger of letting that advantage slip at Juventus Stadium. Any hope of a comeback from the visitors ended just before half-time ...Full Story »

Juventus vs FC Porto - Dybala hoping for 'special' goal against Casillas

Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by PA126 hits

Paulo Dybala is targeting a special achievement when Juventus host Porto in the Champions League on Tuesday - scoring a goal past the distinguished Iker Casillas. A quarter-final place is up for grabs in Turin, with the Old Lady holding a handy 2-0 lead from the first leg in Portugal. But as well as helping his side into the last eight in Europe, 23-year-old Dybala has a personal motivation fo...Full Story »

Barcelona and Real Madrid ready to fight to sign Porto starlet

Posted Saturday, March 11, 2017 by givemesport.com165 hits

Barcelona's rivalry with Real Madrid is incredibly fascinating but it doesn't always stretch to the transfer market. The Catalans have their way of doing things, preferring to develop players through their La Masia academy, while Real Madrid enjoy the attention that comes with making at least one high-profile signing each summer. Two different styles but both breed success. Barca are the rei...Full Story »

FC Porto 0 - 2 Juventus: Juventus in control of tie after win against 10-man Porto

Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by PA156 hits

Juventus struck twice in the second half to take control of their Champions League last-16 tie against 10-man Porto. The Portuguese champions had their backs to the wall for much of the game following Alex Telles' 27th-minute dismissal and Juve's dominance finally paid off as substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves scored two minutes apart to seal a 2-0 win. Porto looked to strangle the game ...Full Story »

Porto 0-2 Juventus: Quickfire goals give Allegri's men advantage

Posted Thursday, February 23, 2017 by Goal.com129 hits

The Serie A side will take a two goal cushion into the second leg as their hosts played most of the game with 10 men Marko Pjaca scored his first goal for Juventus and fellow substitute Dani Alves was also on target as they won 2-0 at Porto to take control of their Champions League last-16 tie. Faced with the prospect of playing more than an hour with 10 men after Alex Telles was sent off fo...Full Story »

'I have always admired Casillas' - Buffon looking forward to meeting Porto's No. 1

Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by Goal.com151 hits

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon is hopeful he and Porto's Iker Casillas can both perform well as they go head-to-head in the Champions League on Wednesday. The two iconic European goalkeepers share a great deal of mutual respect, with Buffon praising his opposite number ahead of the meeting. The round-of-16 first leg should prove Buffon's 100th Champions League appearance for Juve, althoug...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Juventus - Danilo promises to give everything against Juventus

Posted Wednesday, February 22, 2017 by PA115 hits

Danilo insists Porto are just as ambitious as Juventus as the teams prepare to clash in the last 16 of the Champions League. The Estadio do Dragao will host the first leg of the contest on Wednesday night, with Porto looking for a first win in four matches against the Italian giants. And midfielder Danilo sees it as a meeting of equals. He said in La Repubblica: "FC Porto and Juventus are two ...Full Story »

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri insists he does not regret rotating squad after Porto defeat

Posted Thursday, December 08, 2016 by Skysports.com123 hits

Claudio Ranieri was not happy with what he saw Claudio Ranieri insists he does not regret making 10 changes to his Leicester side despite a record 5-0 defeat against Porto in their final Champions League Group G encounter. With top spot in the group already guaranteed, Ranieri gave some of his fringe players a chance to impress in the Estadio do Dragao but it backfired as the Foxes were thrash...Full Story »

Porto 5-0 Leicester City: Andre Silva double downs Foxes

Posted Thursday, December 08, 2016 by Goal.com121 hits

Claudio Ranieri's second-string side were no match for their hosts as Porto marched on to the knockout stage Leicester City suffered the biggest margin of defeat by an English side in Champions League history after Andre Silva's double helped Porto secure second place in Group G with a resounding 5-0 victory at Estadio do Dragao. Claudio Ranieri admitted Leicester face a scrap for top-flight s...Full Story »

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