BARCELONA, Spain - Ernesto Valverde has worked two wonders in his first season in charge of Barcelona.Lionel Messi no longer plays every second of every match, and Barcelona has a defense that matches the caliber of its attack.For a second time, ...
Dec 6, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Gonzalo Higuain scored a late equalizer as Juventus drew with Sporting Lisbon, 1-1, on Tuesday to remain ahead of the Portuguese club in Group D of the Champions League.Higuain scored for the visitors with a flick shot from ...
Nov 1, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Lionel Messi will have to wait for his 100th goal in Europe after Barcelona eked out a 1-0 win at Sporting Lisbon thanks to an own-goal in the Champions League on Wednesday.Center back Sebastian Coates was the ...
Sep 28, 2017
ATHENS, Greece - Olympiakos conceded a goal after just 69 seconds of its Champions League campaign and went on to lose, 3-2, to Sporting Lisbon at home in Group D on Tuesday.Doumbia headed in Marcos Acuna's free-kick, leaving ...
Sep 13, 2017
LISBON, Portugal- Dutch striker Bas Dost scored in the 90th minute as Sporting Lisbon defeated Belenenses 1-0 Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to avoid losing ground to the leaders in the Portuguese league.The away victory left Sporting in fourth place with ...
Dec 23, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Julian Weigl scored in the first half as Borussia Dortmund moved closer to advancing in the Champions League with a 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.Bruno Cesar pulled one back for Sporting but ...
Oct 19, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Sporting Lisbon got the victory it deserved this time, defeating Legia Warsaw, 2-0, in the Champions League on Tuesday.After a heartbreaking loss at Real Madrid in its Group F opener, when it was leading until the 89th minute, ...
Sep 28, 2016
MADRID - Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata scored very late goals as Real Madrid came from behind to beat Sporting Lisbon, 2-1, and avoid starting the defense of its Champions League title with a shock defeat on Wednesday.Ronaldo equalized from an ...
Sep 15, 2016
LISBON, Portugal - Sporting Lisbon fought back to beat fellow title hopeful FC Porto, 2-1, on Sunday and go top of the Portuguese league.Sporting, last season's runner-up to Benfica, became the only team to win its first three ...
Aug 29, 2016
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