Fc Porto

  • Champions League: Zenit, Porto close in on group stage with away wins August 21, 2014

    Zenit St Petersburg and Porto both put a foot in the Champions League group stage with 1-0 away wins in the first leg of their respective playoff ties on Wednesday. Oleg Shatov's first-half goal gave Andre Villas-Boas' Zenit a 1-0 win at Standard Liege and a second-half effort from Hector Herrera...
  • Manchester City complete signing of France defender Mangala August 11, 2014

    Manchester: France defender Eliaquim Mangala became Manchester City's most expensive signing of the off-season when he joined the English champions from FC Porto on Monday for a reported fee of 32 million pounds ($54 million). Strengthening City's defense has been one of the priorities of manager Manuel Pellegrini. The 23-year-old Mangala...
  • Manchester City complete signing of Fernando from Porto June 26, 2014

    Manchester City have completed the signing of FC Porto's Brazilian midfielder Fernando, the Premier League champions said on Thursday. The Portuguese club had said in a stock market statement on Wednesday that they have sold the 26-year-old for 15 million euros ($20.45 million) to City. "I am so happy to finally be...
  • Juventus, Basel, Porto, Benfica eye Europa semis April 10, 2014

    Madrid: The Iberian peninsula's grip on the Europa League will loosen if Juventus and Basel can make good on first-leg victories and reach the semi-finals of Europe's second-tier tournament. Juventus' 1-0 first-leg win at Lyon provides the cushion of an away goal for the Serie A champions at their home stadium,...
  • Porto out of Champions League after defeat at Atletico Madrid December 12, 2013

    Madrid: Porto will have to settle for a place in Europe's second-tier club competition after their Champions League campaign ended with a 2-0 defeat at Group G winners Atletico Madrid on Wednesday. Zenit St Petersburg lost 4-1 at Austria Vienna in the other match in the group but the Russians went...
  • Atletico Madrid on the brink of Round of 16 in Champions League November 5, 2013

    Madrid: Atletico Madrid's high-flying start to the season will be rewarded with a spot in the next stage of the Champions League if the team beats Austria Vienna on Wednesday. Atletico is challenging Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Spanish league, and a victory at home against Austria Vienna will assure...
  • Malaga seal quarters berth beating FC Porto 2-0 in second leg March 14, 2013

    Malaga: Malaga put a turbulent summer behind them to claim their place among Europe's elite with a 2-0 win at home to 10-man Porto on Wednesday that put them through to the last eight 2-1 on aggregate on a memorable night for the Qatar-owned club. The Champions League debutants' achievement...
  • Moutinho makes it 1-0 for Porto against Malaga February 20, 2013

    Porto: A second-half goal from Joao Moutinho gave Porto a 1-0 win over Malaga on Tuesday in the last 16 of the Champions League, ending the Spanish club's unbeaten run in the competition and giving the Portuguese team a slender advantage for the return leg next month. After almost an...
  • Porto to face unbeaten Malaga in the first leg of last 16 February 18, 2013

    Porto: FC Porto and Malaga are at the top of their game as they head into their hotly anticipated Iberian duel on Tuesday in the last 16 of the Champions League. Porto are on a 19-match unbeaten run in the Portuguese league and stand joint-top with Benfica with a 14-point...
  • PSG beat Porto 2-1 to top Group A December 5, 2012

    Paris: Paris Saint-Germain bounced back from a run of poor domestic form to beat FC Porto 2-1 in the Champions League on Wednesday and seal top spot in Group A. In a closely contested match, Brazil center half Thiago Silva headed PSG in front in the 29th minute, only for...
  • Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in Champions League November 22, 2012

    Porto: FC Porto beat Dinamo Zagreb 3-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday to set up a decider with Paris Saint-Germain in two weeks' time for the top spot in Group A. Group leader Porto, undefeated so far, have 13 points to 12 for the second-place French club. They meet...
  • Porto into next stage after 0-0 draw at Dynamo Kiev November 7, 2012

    Kiev: FC Porto qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League with two games to spare following a 0-0 draw at Dynamo Kiev on Tuesday. Porto lead Group A with 10 points, one ahead of Paris Saint-Germain after the French club won 4-0 against Dinamo Zagreb. Dynamo Kiev are...
  • PSG looking to stamp authority with win at Porto October 2, 2012

    Paris: With Zlatan Ibrahimovic scoring almost at will, and a defense that is increasingly hard to breach, big-spending Paris Saint-Germain's confidence is high ahead of Wednesday's trip to face FC Porto in the Champions League. PSG has won its past five games to move up to second place in the French...
  • Arsenal gunned down in Champions League February 18, 2010

    Porto: Sol Campbell scored for Arsenal then played an unwitting part in the move that led to Porto's winner as he made a dramatic return to Champions League action after a four-year absence on Wednesday. It was the second successive Champions League game in which Campbell scored for Arsenal, although his...