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Portugal denied in Kiev
10/14/2019

Ukraine 2-1 Portugal Cristiano Ronaldo scored the 700th goal of his illustrious career and registered nine total shots by himself, but Portugal were made to pay for incoherent build-up and failing to break down the organized hosts for long stretches. Ukrainian keeper Andriy Pyatov made nine saves in

Portugal subdue Luxembourg
10/12/2019

Portugal 3-0 LuxembourgPortugal returned home to Lisbon and completed a routine victory over Luxembourg tonight to stay in second place in Group B of Euro 2020 qualifying.Bernardo Silva continued his run of brilliant form, scoring Portugal's first of the night, and Cristiano Ronaldo added another fo

Portugal suffer 4-2 defeat against Netherlands in U21 Euro qualifiers
10/11/2019

Portugal’s winning start to their U21 European Championship qualification campaign came to a halt following a 4-2 defeat against Netherlands in Doetinchem. Diogo Queirós and Gedson Fernandes both equalised but the hosts scored two late goals to take all three points.Netherlands off to a flyerJustin

BRAZIL: Jorge Jesus takes Flamengo eight points clear: “I will leave a legacy in Brazilian football”
10/11/2019

Flamengo extended their lead at the top of the Campeonato Brasileiro Série A to eight points on Thursday night with a 3-1 victory over Atletico Mineiro at the Maracanã Stadium.Goals from Willian Arão, Vitinho and Reinier gave the home side all three points and allowed Jesus’ men to capitalise on Pal

Portuguese boss Gomes leaves Reading with heartfelt message, thanks fans for Portugal Day celebrations
10/10/2019

Championship club Reading dispensed with the services of Portuguese manager José Gomes on Wednesday after 10 months in charge at Madejski Stadium.In response to his departure, the well-travelled Portuguese expressed his gratitude for the opportunity afforded, while online reaction suggests Royals fa

Seleção podcast: Rúben Semedo’s roundabout journey to Portugal’s squad
10/09/2019

In Episode 23 of the Seleção podcast, host Danny Pinto is joined by Aaron Barton of Promixa Jornada (@ProximaJornada1) to discuss Portugal’s 25-man squad for the upcoming EURO 2020 qualifiers versus Luxembourg and Ukraine, including Rúben Semedo’s debut call-up and his remarkable journey to the nati

GERMANY: Frankfurt boss praises Portuguese duo as André Silva scores again
10/07/2019

André Silva will join up with the Portugal squad in fine goalscoring form after getting his third goal in as many Bundesliga games for Frankfurt on Sunday, but the former Porto man was denied a late winner by Werder Bremen in a 2-2 draw.Silva was paired in attack with compatriot Gonçalo Paciência as

RUSSIA: Portugal’s Eder scores as Lokomotiv Moscow go top [video]
10/06/2019

Portuguese international Eder scored for Lokomotiv Moscow in their 2-1 win over Arsenal Tula on Sunday to help his team stay top of the Russian Premier League.The experienced striker headed home in the first half to score his 4th goal of the season, meaning Eder has already beaten his goal tally in

FRANCE: Portugal man Pedro Mendes on target as Montpellier thrash Jardim’s Monaco; AVB “needs to find the balance” as Marseille beatean; Paulo Sousa’s Bordeaux up to 4th
10/06/2019

It has proved a weekend of mixed results for the Portuguese trio of coaches in Ligue 1. An entertaining set of matches – all of which ended 3-1 - provided differing fortunes for Leonardo Jardim, Paulo Sousa and André Villas-Boas.Portugal international Pedro Mendes scored his first goal of the season

Sporting ride their luck, Braga pegged back at the death, Porto, Vitória lose
10/04/2019

Europa League matchday two roundupIt was a largely disappointing night for Portuguese clubs in the Europa League. In the afternoon games, despite creating chances a-plenty, Porto lost 2-0 at Feyenoord, while Braga let victory slip in the dying minutes of a 2-2 draw against Slovan Bratislava at the q