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The defending champion will face Roma and Bayer Leverkusen, while Manchester United takes on PSV and Vfl Wolfsburg. Here's a quick look at how the teams will play.
The UEFA Champions League Group Stage was held today in Monaco, with a number of pairings that caught the eye of fans and experts. Some players and coaches will return to their beloved countries, while some other teams were not as pleased with the result, given the competitiveness of their opponents.
Andoni Zubizarreta, Juliano Belletti, Carles Puyol and Eric Abidal took the balls from the pots... Read the rest of the article »
Mourinho addressed the social problems in Portugal that should not make soccer salaries a priority. Casillas is now on a two-year contract with Porto with the option of renewing for a third.
Iker Casillas and Jose Mourinho were not the best of friends in Real Madrid. Now that Casillas has signed with a Portuguese club, the Portuguese manager is not too happy with the salary the former Merengue stopper will be receiving.
Mou feels it should not be so high considering the problems that a country like Portugal faces on a daily basis. Chelsea's coach revealed why he did not feel good... Read the rest of the article »
Iker Casillas has put an end to his 25-year career at the Santiago Bernabeu. The deal is done. While fans wonder who will replace him, the #GraciasIker hashtag is trending.
The news was announced on Saturday evening as Real Madrid released an official statement on their website. Parts of it read:
“Real Madrid FC and Portuguese club FC Porto have agreed on the transfer of Iker Casillas.”
Los Blancos described Spain’s World Cup winning captain as “the best goalkeeper in Spanish and world football history”.
“He... Read the rest of the article »
Danilo says the competition with Carvajal will only make a stronger defense. He joins Madrid on a six-year contract.
Danilo took his first pictures as a Real Madrid player this Thursday morning as he was presented to the press in a private event at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Brazilian defender has signed a six-year contract with the team from the Spanish capital and ten-time European Champion after playing for Porto from 2011 to 2015.
Ever since he was a kid, Danilo dreamed of playing soccer for Real Madrid.... Read the rest of the article »
After 25 years with Los Blancos, the legendary shot-stopper will say goodbye to the Bernabeu this Friday, where he will be joined by former team-mates Raúl and Guti.
Iker Casillas will finally end his stint as a Real Madrid player. After 25 years playing in La Casa Blanca's different categories, the shot-stopper is set to leave the club and join FC Porto after a deal was reached between the two teams. Sources in Spain indicate that the goalkeeper from Móstoles will be saying goodbye to fans and media on Friday evening, in a ceremony held at Santiago Bernabeu... Read the rest of the article »
The player's agent, Carlo Cutropía, stated he has a formal offer from the Portuguese club, as the Spanish shot-stopper is 'interested' in playing for The Dragons.
It seems that Iker Casillas will finally leave Real Madrid thi summer. Added to all the rumors that placed the legendary shot-stopper playing for Tottenham, Arsenal, Liverpool and other teams, reports from the Spanish capital suggest that Los Blancos have received a bid to sign the player from FC Porto, coached by Spanish coach Julen Lopetegui. According to RTVE, the goalkeeper is "excited"... Read the rest of the article »
The race for the Primeira Liga title is tighter than ever as Benfica take on Vitória Guimarães and Porto battle Belenenses on Sunday, May 17th. Read on to find live TV listings & online streaming choices for this Super Sunday of Portuguese football action courtesy of LiveSoccerTV.com.
As the season nears its conclusion in Europe's biggest leagues, this is an exciting time for many teams and their fans. Whilst some leagues - Serie A, the Premier League, and the Bundesliga - have already declared their winners, teams in others, including the Primeira Liga, La Liga, and Ligue 1 are still battling it out to be crowned domestic champions.
In Portugal, the title race has largely... Read the rest of the article »
All teams combined have won 91 domestic league titles. Last year Real Madrid and Manchester broke an attendance record.
The schedule for the 2015 International Champions Cup has been released and the rematch from the recent UCL clash between Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain is now confirmed. The tournament will feature ten of the best clubs in the world including its current champion, Manchester United.
Eric Abidal was at the schedule release ceremony
Abidal back on Club duty in New York http://t.co/Ydhy6jfhdN... Read the rest of the article »
League leaders Benfica will take on bitter rivals Porto in an eagerly-anticipated Classico match on Sunday, April 26th. Read on to find live TV listings & online streaming options for Benfica vs. Porto courtesy of LiveSoccerTV.com.
Later today, two out of Portugal's "Big Three" will meet at the Estádio da Luz in the Primeira Liga's biggest clash of the season, known as O Classico. As Benfica prepare to welcome bitter rivals Porto to their home ground, this match, like countless others before it, could definitely determine who will be crowned Portugal's best team in just a few weeks.
As things stand, the... Read the rest of the article »
Porto podría arrebatarle el resultado al Benfica. Los locales estan ante la posibilidad de repetir como campeones de liga.
Hace tan solo unos días el Porto parecía tener sellado su pase a la Semifinal de la UEFA Champions League pero todo se vino abajo cuando el Bayern Munich cerró la primera mitad con marcador de 5-0. Lo demás es historia y ahora los Dragones no quieren perder la posibilidad de ganar la Primeira Liga ante el Benfica.
Se espera un duelo cerrado entre los primeros dos... Read the rest of the article »
After their disappointing loss against Bayern, Julen Lopetegui's side must win the Portuguese Classico to keep their title hopes alive. What are the keys to this game? Let's find out.
Porto shocked the world last week, when their performance against Bayern Munich ended up with a 3-1 victory at Estadio Do Dragao. This week, Julen Lopetegui's side was brought back to reality with a shocking 6-1 loss against the German champions, and that loss may have left a wound not ready to be healed. The Dragons need to recover from their disappointing loss last Tuesday to focus on the only title... Read the rest of the article »
Guardiola continues his perfect streak in UCL quarterfInals. Porto had not lost a game this season in the European competition.
It seemed almost impossible to think that Bayern Munich would recover from a 3-1 against FC Porto in the first leg. Locker room problems with the medical staff and a limited roster to face so many games in a short amount of time made it seem impossible for the German side to move on.
In a matter of 45 minutes at Alianz Arena, the world witnessed how Pep Guardiola's team turned things around... Read the rest of the article »
The Bavarians were able to come back from a two-goal deficit for the first time in a European Cup knockout stage.
Bayern's prospects of making it to the UEFA Champions League semi-finals were not so flattering, but Pep Guardiola's side was able to shut up all their naysayers by blasting Porto 6-1. With this win, the Bavarians gave their coach another reason to smile, since he will be coaching his sixth straight semi-final stage in the world's most relevant Club tournament.
Thiago Alcantara, Thomas Müller... Read the rest of the article »
Porto may appear to already have one foot in the UCL semi-finals, but they will have to be wary of a wounded Bayern Munich as they take on the Bundesliga champions on Tuesday, April 21st. Read on to find live TV listings & online streaming options for Bayern Munich vs. Porto.
Simply put, not many would have expected Bayern Munich to be the side facing a possible early exit from the Champions League. Although the Portuguese giants are no slouch themselves, die Roten players and their supporters did not anticipate finding themselves 3-1 behind after the first leg with a mountain to climb at the Allianz Arena.
Statistically, the odds are not in favour of the Bundesliga... Read the rest of the article »
Speaking to Bild, the honorary Bayern president said it was too early to call the Spanish boss a failure, whilst also backing the Bundesliga champions for a spot in the semis.
Pep Guardiola is undergoing the toughest test to his Bayern Munich career. After falling to a surprise 3-1 loss at the hands of Porto in the Champions League quarter-final, the Bavarians medical crew quit the club after they felt they were singled out and unfairly blamed for the defeat.
Furthermore, the Bundesliga holders are suffering of an injury crisis that will see Arjen Robben, Franck... Read the rest of the article »
Viewed by some as favourites in this year's UCL, Bayern Munich were dealt a huge blow as Porto outclassed them 3-1 in the first leg. Do die Roten have any shot of progressing to the final four?
After conquering fellow Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund in a historic all-German final in May 2013, Bayern Munich, like legions of other sides, attempted to successfully defend their Champions League crown. Unfortunately for die Roten, now under the guidance of world-renowned tactician Pep Guardiola, their dreams were shattered in a fashion that their followers never would have envisioned.
Indeed... Read the rest of the article »
The Spanish coach will determine who will play against Porto one hour before the game starts, due to the constant injuries suffered by his players.
Even though he feels optimistic about the team's chances of progressing, Bayern Munich's coach Pep Guardiola knows the responsibility he has while coaching the German champions. According to the Spanish manager, the team must fight until the end to achieve what everyone hopes from them, since winning only local tournaments is not enough for a top team such as the Bavarian.
"I am completely... Read the rest of the article »
Guardiola's men were defeated by a well-positioned Portuguese side, and will have to win at least 2-0 to make it to the semi-finals
It seemed like Bayern's worst nightmares were put together in one game. With a surprising midfield display, FC Porto beat the odds and gave Bayern a reality check, handing them a 3-1 loss that leaves the German side in serious danger of not making the semi-finals. Quaresma's brace and a late goal by Jackson Martinez kept the Portuguese side's unbeaten streak going, while Guardiola may be wondering... Read the rest of the article »
Bayern will face Porto at the Estádio Do Dragão in the first leg of the Champions League Quarter-Final on Wednesday, the 15th of April. Check the live TV and online streaming broadcast listings for Porto vs Bayern below.
Bayern have suffered just a single defeat in their last five matches despite an injury crisis which has taken the Bavarians by storm. Guardiola is currently without the services of key men including the likes of Arjen Robben (stomach), Medhi Benatia (hamstring), Franck Ribery (ankle), Bastian Schweinsteiger (illness), David Alaba and Javi Martinez (both knee).
The injury plague his side has... Read the rest of the article »
The teams that beat Pep Guardiola's side end up winning the tournament. Bayern's injured list is not an excuse for Pep.
Pep Guardiola knows his team is the favorite to win the series against Porto, not only because his team is better, but because his record in Champions League quarter-finals also says so. He
Pep has only lost ten games out of the 71 UCL matches he has coached with Barcelona and Bayern Munich. He has never lost a quarter-final draw. Pep’s teams historically make it at least to the semi-finals.
In... Read the rest of the article »