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FC Porto 5 - 0 Leicester City: Second-string Leicester thrashed 5-0 by Porto in Champions League

Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by PA104 hits

Woeful Leicester lost their unbeaten Champions League record as a second string side suffered a humiliating 5-0 thumping in Porto. The much-changed Foxes had already qualified from Group G, while Porto reached the last 16 with victory, but barely put up a fight as they were outclassed. Andre Silva, Jesus Corona and Yacine Brahimi scored in the first half before Silva added a second-half pe...Full Story »

FC Porto vs Leicester City - Claudio Ranieri dismisses fears over future ahead of Porto clash

Posted Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by PA104 hits

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri has dismissed any fears over his future, but admits the club's owner is not happy with their form. The Foxes chief has left Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez at home for Wednesday's Champions League game in Porto as he looks to revive their Premier League season. Leicester, who lost just three league games en route to a shock title success last term, have suffered s...Full Story »

FC Kobenhavn vs FC Porto - FC Copenhagen strike duo missing for Porto clash

Posted Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by PA140 hits

FC Copenhagen strikers Andreas Cornelius and Federico Santander have been ruled out of Tuesday's Champions League clash with Porto. Cornelius pulled a hamstring in the 2-1 win over AaB on Friday night and Santander has yet to recover from a thigh injury sustained on international duty with Paraguay. "This of course makes a difference in terms of our offensive game, we have less power at set pi...Full Story »

Rumour: Manchester United want to sign Porto striker Andre Silva

Posted Tuesday, November 15, 2016 by Tribalfootball.com167 hits

Manchester United are interested in signing Porto and Portugal striker Andre Silva. As reported by the Daily Record, the prospect has a release clause of €60million in his contract, and has been hugely impressive so far this season, scoring seven goals in ten league appearances for Porto. The report also adds that the Red Devils have expressed a ‘strong interest’ in the forw...Full Story »

FC Porto 1 - 0 Club Brugge: Porto up to second after narrow win over Club Brugge

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2016 by PA96 hits

Porto moved up to second in Champions League Group G with a 1-0 home victory over Club Brugge. The Portuguese side snatched a crucial late win in the reverse fixture a fortnight ago and they made it a double over Brugge thanks to Tomas Pina's 37th-minute own goal. The goalless draw at FC Copenhagen in Wednesday's other group game allowed Porto to leapfrog the Danish outfit and move to within t...Full Story »

Porto vs Club Brugge - Nuno calls on Porto to boost hopes of progression

Posted Wednesday, November 02, 2016 by PA115 hits

Porto boss Nuno Espirito Santo wants his side to keep it simple against Club Brugge and focus on nothing other than victory. While Group G leaders Leicester look certain to take their place in the final 16 after winning their first three games, Porto and FC Copenhagen are locked on four points each. Brugge are not yet out of the reckoning either, despite having yet to open their account. And ...Full Story »

Club Brugge 1 - 2 FC Porto: Andre Silva's late penalty earns Porto Champions League win at Club Brugge

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by PA123 hits

Andre Silva's 90th-minute penalty snatched a 2-1 Champions League win for Porto at Club Brugge. The 20-year-old sent Ludovic Butelle the wrong way to deny the Jan Breydelstadion hosts a first point in this season's competition. Jelle Vossen had scored Brugge's opening goal of the group stage in the 12th minute, stabbing home from inside a crowded box, but the visitors fought back strongly and ...Full Story »

Club Brugge vs FC Porto - Porto still a European force, says Club Brugge boss Preud'homme

Posted Tuesday, October 18, 2016 by PA104 hits

Club Brugge coach Michel Preud'homme believes Tuesday night's Champions League opponents Porto remain a major force in European football. Porto are renowned as one of Europe's biggest selling clubs and have received in excess of B£400million in combined fees for players sold since Jose Mourinho guided them to Champions League glory in 2004. But the Portuguese outfit have appeared in the C...Full Story »

Rumour: Chelsea want Porto’s £35m-rated Ruben Neves

Posted Monday, October 17, 2016 by squawka.com262 hits

Chelsea have joined the race to sign the highly promising Portuguese midfielder Ruben Neves. The 19-year-old, who currently plays for boyhood club FC Porto, currently has three years left on his current contract. Neves made his first team debut last season and through a string of impressive showing attracted the attention of a host of European clubs. The Blues are according to reports leadi...Full Story »

Leicester City 1 - 0 FC Porto: Islam Slimani hands Leicester victory over favourite prey Porto

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by PA138 hits

Islam Slimani lived up to his nickname as gritty Leicester took control of Group G with a deserved 1-0 win over Porto. Striker Slimani, labelled the Dragon Slayer after his run of goals against Porto, bagged his sixth goal of 2016 against them. He had netted five in three games for previous club Sporting Lisbon against Porto before his B£29million deadline-day move to Leicester, and gra...Full Story »

Claudio Ranieri: Leicester need to get tough against Porto

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by Dailystar.co.uk115 hits

The Leicester boss believes his side have become scared of the new referee’s clampdown at set pieces and are shipping goals as a result. And the Italian wants them to go back to the strong-arm tactics that helped them to the Premier League crown last season. They go into tonight’s Champions League home clash with Porto having conceded 11 goals in six league games – the same a...Full Story »

Leicester City vs FC Porto - Slimani must merit nickname

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by PA82 hits

Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri wants 'Dragon Slayer' Islam Slimani to live up to his billing when the Foxes host Porto in the Champions League. The striker picked up the nickname at former club Sporting Lisbon having scored five goals in his last three games against Porto, who are called the Dragons. He netted in his final appearance for Sporting, against Porto, when they won 2-1 last month b...Full Story »

FC Kobenhavn vs Club Brugge - Stale Solbakken wants FC Copenhagen to build on Porto point against Club Brugge

Posted Tuesday, September 27, 2016 by PA112 hits

FC Copenhagen will seek to build on a positive point at Porto in Tuesday night's Champions League Group G clash at home to Club Brugge. The Danish side drew 1-1 in Portugal in the first round of matches and are unbeaten in 20 games in all competitions, their most recent defeat coming in May. Copenhagen have played seven matches in Europe already this term, drawing three and winning four of the...Full Story »

FC Porto 1 - 1 FC Kobenhavn: Andreas Cornelius earns 10-man Copenhagen a point at Porto

Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by PA81 hits

Andreas Cornelius netted a second-half equaliser as 10-man Copenhagen fought hard to earn a 1-1 draw at Porto in Champions League Group G. The former Cardiff striker netted from close range shortly after the interval to cancel out Otavio Monteiro's fine early opener for the hosts. Copenhagen were then forced to hold on for a point despite having to play the final 25 minutes with 10 men after...Full Story »

FC Porto vs FC Kobenhavn - Solbakken urges FC Copenhagen to be united in defence

Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2016 by PA109 hits

FC Copenhagen coach Stale Solbakken has warned his side they can ill afford any defensive lapses when they take on Group G favourites Porto at the Estadio do Dragao on Wednesday. Solbakken concedes it is likely to be a tough night's work for the Danish champions in Portugal but has promised to give Porto a run for their money. He does, however, know FCK will need to keep things tight at the ba...Full Story »

Joao Teixera moves from Porto to Liverpool for just £250,000

Posted Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by squawka.com225 hits

Liverpool will receive just £250,000 for Joao Teixeira following his completed transfer to Portuguese giants Porto as his contract was set to expire this summer. Teixeira rejected a five-year contract extension at Liverpool last week, signalling the end of his time at the club with his current deal running out in June. The 23-year-old was hoping for much more action in the first team un...Full Story »

Porto hit back at 'greedy' Figo

Posted Friday, June 03, 2016 by Marca.com169 hits

Porto accused Luis Figo of chasing money, after the former Portugal captain blamed the club's president for Porto's current trophy drought. On Wednesday, Figo called on Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa to leave the club, given that they have not won a title in three years. "From a young age, [Figo] was already known for signing two contracts at the same time, as he did with Juventus...Full Story »

FC Porto 0 - 1 Borussia Dortmund: Borussia Dortmund run goes on as Porto are swept aside in Europa League

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016 by PA44 hits

Borussia Dortmund recorded their fifth straight win in all competitions by defeating Porto 1-0 at the Estadio do Dragao to advance beyond the Europa League's last 32. Thomas Tuchel's men held a 2-0 lead from the first leg and increased their advantage further with an away goal midway through the first half. The in-form Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was originally credited with his 29th of the seas...Full Story »

Borussia Dortmund confident ahead of Europa League visit to Porto

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016 by ESPN170 hits

With a 2-0 lead on aggregate, Borussia Dortmund will fancy their chances of advancing to the last 16 of the Europa League. On Wednesday, Borussia Dortmund travelled to Porto for the second leg of the Europa League round of 32 to be played on Thursday night. The Germans bring a 2-0 advantage into the return leg at the Estadio do Dragao and are the clear favourite to prevail from the tie. Dortmu...Full Story »

Porto vs Borussia Dortmund - Iker Casillas: Porto can overturn first-leg loss against Dortmund

Posted Thursday, February 25, 2016 by PA60 hits

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas is refusing to give up on the Europa League as Porto face a daunting task to deny Borussia Dortmund a place in the last 16. The German side head for the Estadio do Dragao on Thursday evening holding a 2-0 lead from last week's first leg and knowing an extension of their seven-game unbeaten run in all competitions will take them through. However, 34-year-old Casillas is...Full Story »

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