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Portugal's version of the Classico takes center-stage today in Porto, where Benfica will try to defeat the hosts. The águias are out to end their winless streak away to Porto in the league.
A hostile environment awaits Benfica at the Estádio do Dragão this evening in what should be a highly disputed match. It's fair to say that both these clubs dislike eachother, and when they meet, fans are not only looking for three points, but they are also looking for something to brag about come Monday morning.
Domestically, only three points separates the two long time rivals... Read the rest of the article »
Sporting Lisbon sign 'Baby Messi' Ryan Gauld from Dundee United for £3M.
Sporting Lisbon signed Dundee United’s Ryan Gauld for 6 years in an astonishing £3M deal. The 18-year-old has impressed in the Scottish Premier League due to his vision and quick feet.
Ryan Gauld celebrating with Dundee United
However, it is the player’s clinical left foot that earned Gauld the nickname ‘Baby Messi.’ Sporting Lisbon included a £48M... Read the rest of the article »
San Jose Earthquakes vs New York Red Bulls stars alongside Kaizer Chiefs vs Orlando Pirates, three live Liga MX matches and Portuguese league soccer
Miami Beach, Florida (March 8, 2013) – In Portugal, the Eagles are flying above the Dragons. The latter dropped two points last weekend with a goalless draw away to Sporting Lisbon while Benfica capitalized on their rivals’ mistake with a narrow victory away to Beira-Mar. ESPN3 will air Porto vs Estoril at 15:00 EST on Friday, March 8. The channel will round up its Portuguese Primeira... Read the rest of the article »
Manchester City’s chase continues at Villa park as Manchester United eye 15-point gap; Sporting Lisbon vs Porto tunes up Portuguese league fiesta; Portland Timbers vs New York RB opens ESPN’s MLS season
Miami Beach, Florida (March 1, 2013) – LiveSoccerTV.com reminds you where and when to watch the six matches available across ESPN networks between Saturday, March 2 and Monday, March 4, 2013.
Evergreen Ryan Giggs scored against Queens Park Rangers to celebrate his 999th professional football appearance. After signing a one-year contract extension with Manchester United on Friday, the Welsh... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Primeira Liga football on Matchday 17. Get the full Portuguese League TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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Joint leaders FC Porto and Benfica are in a league of their own with a 13-point gap over closest rivals Sporting Braga.
Vitoria Gimaraes held Sporting Lisbon to a 1-1 draw last week but can they embarrass the Dragons? The same question can be asked to fifteenth-placed Vitoria Setubal who will face the Eagles away from home.
Braga... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Portuguese League football on Matchday 13. Get the full EPL TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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FC Porto played their game in hand in midweek, sweeping 10-man Vitoria Setubal aside with three goals from J. Martinez and Lucho Gonzalez.
The top of the standings in the league looks very much familiar with Benfica and Porto tied on the same number of points. The Eagles of Benfica will play away to on-fire Sporting Braga... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Portuguese league football on Matchday 15. Get the full Portuguese Primeira Liga TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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Sporting Lisbon open this round with a match at home to Beira-Mar. The Lions of the Portuguese capital carry a bigger amount of confidence after snatching their third league victory at the expense of Olhanense last Sunday.
Moreirense are deeply wounded after last weekend’s 5-0 whipping in the hands of Vitoria Setubal. They... Read the rest of the article »
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All minds are set on one particular fixture in Portugal, this weekend: it is the Classico between Benfica and Porto at the Estadio da Luz. The advantage is Porto’s as they possess a game in hand over the Eagles who currently lead the table with three points.
Meanwhile, the same old question about Sporting Lisbon continues... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Portuguese Primeira Liga football on Matchday 13. Get the full Primeira Liga TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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More than half-a-month has passed since Primeira Liga football in Portugal paused for the festive season. The much-anticipated restart of the competition happens this weekend with FC Porto playing on Saturday and Benfica on Sunday.
The fact that Porto have a game in hand over Benfica increases the amount of thrill in... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Portuguese Primeira Liga football on Matchday 12. Get the full Primeira Liga TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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Which team will enter 2013 as Portuguese Primeira Liga leaders? For now, FC Porto and Benfica are inseparable as much as invincible. Vitoria Setubal and Maritimo could be the first teams to upset the Dragons and the Eagles respectively this season.
Sporting Braga need a point from their home fixture against Estoril... Read the rest of the article »
After saying goodbye to the Champions League, SC Braga face a daunting task this weekend. They will host Porto, trying to prove that they are genuine Primeira Liga title candidates.
There is bad news for Sporting Braga’s head coach Jose Peseiro in terms of squad selection. Éder has a knee injury and was unable to practice after the CFR Cluj game. If the Portuguese international is not fit in time to face FC Porto, Peseiro will probably call Zé Luis. However, the latter has made only one start for Braga this season. Curiously, that was against... Read the rest of the article »
Watch Portuguese Primeira Liga football on Matchday 10. Get the full Primeira Liga TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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The difference between giants Porto and Benfica continues to be non-existent at the top of the table. Both are locked on 23 points from a possible 27. The Dragons and the Eagles are yet to face defeat. This weekend, Benfica will host Olhanense before Porto take on Sporting Braga in a much anticipated fixture.
Meanwhile... Read the rest of the article »
Sporting CP will meet their biggest rivals, SC Braga, this weekend.
Both teams fight for a place in the Champions League. The big talking point in Sunday’s encounter is that the Lions are 10 points off their upcoming opponents in the table.
Defensive injuries have left coach Franky Vercauteren without a right back. Arias and Pereirinha are injured while Cédric is suspended. B team players, Eric Dier or Ricardo Esgaio, could subsequently... Read the rest of the article »
After securing qualification for the Champions League’s next stage, Porto receive Academica, another Portuguese team that achieved victory in Europe this week.
FC Porto have several absences due to injury. Maicon, Fernando, Alex Sandro and Kléber have all been ruled out. Vitor Pereira has called upon Brazilian Kelvin to take the place of Kléber. The latter was injured in the last practice.
In Academica, the big news is the inclusion of Carlos Saleiro who has not played this season. The striker was injured for two months... Read the rest of the article »
Tune in to the Portuguese Primeira Liga for Matchday 9. Get the full Portuguese Primeira Liga TV listings for USA and Canada.
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Matchday 9 kicks off on Friday with a game between Gil Vicente and Pacos de Ferreira. It will end on Monday with Maritimo entertaining Vitoria Setubal.
The top three teams in the table will all engage in Sunday matches. The crunch match will be between Sporting CP and Sporting Braga. Both sides failed to win their... Read the rest of the article »
FC Porto are searching for a win that will fire them back to the top of the Primeira Liga, while Europa League contenders Marítimo are on course to recovering a place in the top five.
Alex Sandro and Emídio Rafael were the two absentees in Porto’s training session. They will not be available for Vítor Pereira’s roster. However, Portuguese international Rolando and Argentine player Iturbe have made the cut and are likely to have a place in the bench.
Marítimo will be without Salin who was sent off last Sunday.... Read the rest of the article »
Tune into the Portuguese league for Matchday 8. Get the full Portuguese Primeira Liga TV listings for USA, UK and Canada.
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Portugal’s league clubs had a week to rest while cup football was on in England, Spain and Germany on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This Friday, FC Porto will open the action at the Estadio do Dragao with match against Maritimo. Porto conceded the first place to the Eagles last weekend due to a goal difference... Read the rest of the article »
The Lions of Sporting currently find themselves fighting for survival in the Portuguese Primeira Liga. On Monday, they will close Matchday 7 with a home match against Academica.
Gone are the days of Ricardo Sa Pinto who was replaced by caretaker boss Oceano Cruz this October. The latter managed nothing but three consecutive losses. He is now preparing for his last match in charge of the Lions.
Carrillo, Labyad and Izmailov were out of Oceano Cruz’ plans in the last match and they are unsure to be available on Monday. Frank Vercauteren, who was... Read the rest of the article »
Primeira Liga leaders FC Porto come into this match buoyed by their perfect record in the Champions League while Estoril are living up to expectations on their return to top flight soccer.
FC Porto have no left back to play in the Estoril match this Sunday as Alex Sandro and Emídio Rafael are still recovering from injuries. Vítor Pereira might call Mangala again, as the French centre back did very well last Wednesday, facing Dinamo Kiev. Fernando and James Rodríguez have also small injuries but they are able to play.
As for Estoril, Bruno... Read the rest of the article »
Tune into to Portugal’s Liga Sagres for Matchday 7. Get the full Portuguese Primeira Liga TV listings for USA and Canada.
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The fierce race between FC Porto and Benfica is not meant to stop anytime soon. Both sides are neck and neck having clinched four wins and two draws each since the start of the season. Portugal’s top two giants remain unbeaten. In Saturday’s late match, Gil Vicente will try their luck against the Eagles who... Read the rest of the article »