Tonight sees the second legs of the Europa League’s last 16 ties, and Jonathan O’Shea previews the games for us.
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Simon Curtis looks at the demise of Sporting Lisbon who are struggling both on and off the pitch this season.
The Europa League is heading towards the business end of thigns and Jonathan O’Shea is here to preview tonight’s last 32 second legs.
With Sporting Lisbon again playing catchup in the Portuguese Liga, there has been movement at the top of their own hierarchy, writes Simon Curtis.
Benfica have never been the most patient of clubs when it comes to their managers, and Simon Curtis takes us through the merry go round that has become all too familiar at the Estádio da Luz.
There were some massive games across the continent last weeked, and Jonathan O’Shea looks at the pick of the bunch from Italy, Belgium, France and Portugal.
Following stints in Spain and France, Hugo Leal has found his way back to Portuguese football and is one to watch as plys his trade for Vitoria de Setubal.
At the midway stage of this season’s Champions League competition most of the group favourites are moving into contention for qualification for the knockout phase, writes Ger McCarthy.
Benfica remain on course for another Portuguese league title following a resounding 5-0 win over SC Olhanense last night. Oscar Cordozo helped himself to an impressive hattrick, with Angel Di Maria and Pablo Aimar also getting on the scoresheet at the Estádio da Luz. SC Olhanense played almost 90 minutes with just ten men when [...]
So, after getting three out of three correct scores in my first ever installment of back page tips, and having hopefully won some people a bit of extra money over the Easter weekend, I have inadvertently created an alarming precedent. I am not a machine, nor am I a genius, and unfortunately (as someone asked [...]