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Champions League: Porto beat Olympiacos, scintillating Félix, Jota scores again
10/28/2020

It was quite a Champions League night for Portuguese football. Porto got their first points of the campaign with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over a Portuguese-heavy Olympiacos side at the Estádio do Dragão, thanks to a goal in each half from Fábio Vieira and Sérgio Oliveira.Elsewhere, João Félix gave

PortuGOAL Figure of the Week: Pedro Gonçalves proves the difference as Sporting stay unbeaten
10/27/2020

Closely-fought encounters was the theme of Jornada 5 of Liga NOS 20/21, “fought” being the key word in a typically fierce Minho derby on Sunday night as Braga narrowly overcame bitter rivals Vitória Guimarães in a game that saw three red cards dished out.Famalicão and Boavista arguably played out th

FC Porto bounce back in week of wins for Portugal’s Top Four
10/26/2020

FC Porto returned to winning ways with a 1-0 victory at home to Gil Vicente prior to Benfica’s 2-0 win against Belenenses at the Luz, prolonging the Eagles’ perfect start to their Primeira Liga campaign to five games.Jorge Jesus’ men, currently five points clear at the top of the table, were placed

ITALY: Leão shines again for Milan as Fonseca’s Roma earn draw [video]
10/26/2020

AC Milan 3-3 RomaRafael Leão was in sensational form for AC Milan at San Siro with two fabulous assists, but Paulo Fonseca’s Roma fought back from behind three times to earn a share of the spoils in an entertaining six-goal thriller.Milan came into the game protecting Serie A’s only remaining 100% r

Portuguese Abroad goals: Klopp praises Jota after Liverpool winner; Marcos Paulo on target in Brazil; Paixão, João firing in Poland, England
10/26/2020

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp heaped praise on Diogo Jota after the Portuguese international scored the winning goal in the Premier League champions’ 2-1 win over Sheffield United on Saturday evening. Jota’s strike – his second for the club – saw the Reds go joint-top of the standings in England.El

Portuguese coach João Luís lifts Lithuanian Cup with Panevezys
10/25/2020

FK Panevezys lifted the first trophy of their short history this weekend by winning the Lithuanian Cup, and a Portuguese coach was behind the triumph.João Luís, who was born in Funchal and spent his career with local sides Marítimo and Machico, led Panevezys to a penalty shootout win over champions

Rio Ave players signed shirts are up for auction
10/24/2020

On Sunday 18 October Rio Ave played against Benfica in their 4th game of the season. We are excited to announce that the shirts worn by the Rio Ave players are now available for fans to bid on.This unique piece of memorabilia is the ultimate way of bringing a piece of the match to your home whilst y

SPAIN: Portugal youngster Correia a bright light as Valencia troubles deepen
10/23/2020

Elche 2-1 ValenciaSpanish club Valencia suffered another defeat on Friday evening against Elche, losing for the third successive match in La Liga as their disastrous form reached a new low.With the club submerged in unrest and opposition towards the ownership, Los Ches look set for a tough season ha

Star showings by Darwin and Galeno get Benfica and Braga off to flying start in Europa League
10/23/2020

Portugal’s two representatives in the group stage of the Europa League got their campaigns off to a highly satisfactory start.Benfica beat Lech Poznan 4-2 in Poland, with Uruguayan striker Darwin Núñez bagging a hat-trick, while at the Quarry birthday boy Wenderson Galeno was the star of the show in

Sérgio Conceição fumes at Pep Guardiola and referee after Porto defeat at City
10/22/2020

Porto’s awful record in England continued last night as a 3-1 loss against Manchester City made it 18 defeats and 3 draws in 21 games in UEFA competitions in her majesty’s country.The Dragons matched their opponents for over an hour of the match and even took the lead through a stunning individual g