Coaches clash after Porto draw edges Benfica towards title
Coaches clash after Porto draw edges Benfica towards title

Benfica edged closer to successfully retaining their Portuguese league title on Sunday after a cagey goalless draw in the top of the table clash with arch rivals Porto ended in an angry exchange between the coaches.

Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia
Sevilla`s road to Warsaw must go through Russia

Sevilla put their Europa League crown on the line on Thursday with a treacherous trip to Zenit St Petersburg, while two of the other quarter-finals remain on a knife-edge but Napoli are all but qualified after routing Wolfsburg last week.

Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs
Soccer millionaire Angel Di Maria sold for 20 footballs

Angel di Maria has cost more than 100 million euros in transfers in his illustrious career, but the first fee paid for him was just 20 footballs.

AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse
AC Milan youth players subjected to alleged racist abuse

AC Milan youth players were allegedly subjected to racist abuse during a tournament in Italy over the weekend, the Serie A club said on Monday.

Benfica suffer shock loss, Porto fail to capitalise
Benfica suffer shock loss, Porto fail to capitalise

Portuguese league leaders Benfica suffered a 2-1 defeat at Rio Ave, succumbing to two late goals and briefly offering unexpected hope to their nearest pursuers.

Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last
Lisbon derby regains its relevance at last

 On Sunday evening the busy streets of Lisbon will fall silent as, for the first time in several seasons, the two giants of the capital meet on almost level terms once again.

Real Madrid, only team in major European leagues to score every game
Real Madrid, only team in major European leagues to score every game

Real Madrid is the only team in major European leagues to have scored in every match after 20 games this season. Spanish giants have scored a staggering 68 goals so far, at a rate of 3.4 per game.

Work permit denied Angel Di Maria's move to Arsenal in 2007, reveals Arsene Wenger
Work permit denied Angel Di Maria's move to Arsenal in 2007, reveals Arsene Wenger

Manchester United winger Angel Di Maria is one of the several footballers, who almost joined Arsenal in the past.

Monaco complete permanent deal for Portugal`s Bernardo Silva
Monaco complete permanent deal for Portugal`s Bernardo Silva

Monaco have completed the permanent transfer of Portuguese midfielder Bernardo Silva from Benfica for a fee of 15.75 million euros ($18.25m), the club announced on Wednesday.

Serie A strugglers Parma sign Silvestre Varela, Cristian Rodriguez
Serie A strugglers Parma sign Silvestre Varela, Cristian Rodriguez

Parma, joint bottom of Serie A alongside Cesena, have signed Uruguay midfielder Cristian Rodriguez and Portugal forward Silvestre Varela, both on loan, the club said on Tuesday.

Sunderland vs Liverpool: Lazar Markovic on mark as Reds run continue
Sunderland vs Liverpool: Lazar Markovic on mark as Reds run continue

Lazar Markovic claimed his first Premier League goal as Liverpool continued their recent upturn in results with a deserved 1-0 win at struggling Sunderland on Saturday.

Benfica, FC Porto eye Brazilian forward Douglas Coutinho
Benfica, FC Porto eye Brazilian forward Douglas Coutinho

 Highly rated Brazilian forward Douglas Coutinho is being sought by Portuguese giants Benfica and FC Porto, according to the player's agent.

Benfica striker Nelson Oliveir to join Swansea
Benfica striker Nelson Oliveir to join Swansea

English Premier League club Swansea City have agreed to sign Nelson Oliveira from Benfica on loan until the end of the season, according to the official website of the English Premier League.

Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32
Holders look to secure berth in Europa League last 32

Trophy holders Sevilla are among the clubs looking to claim one of the 10 berths still up for grabs in the Europa League knockout stage in Thursday`s final round of group games.

Crowd trouble mars Benfica win
Crowd trouble mars Benfica win

Crowd trouble forced Benfica`s Primeira Liga match at Academica Coimbra to be interrupted for five minutes late in the second half on Sunday, prompting the Lisbon club to protest at heavy-handed policing. 

Zenit out to maintain Premiership lead in Saransk
Zenit out to maintain Premiership lead in Saransk

Russian Premier League leaders Zenit are hoping to extend their winning run and top spot when they face lowly Mordovia Saransk on Saturday.

Atletico Madrid's in-form Tiago enjoying himself ''like a child''
Atletico Madrid's in-form Tiago enjoying himself ''like a child''

Atletico Madrid midfielder Tiago has had ups and downs during a long career but attributes his recent impressive form to the fact he still enjoys himself on the pitch "like a child".

Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date
Brazil coach Dunga brings in Anderson​ Talisca for Turkish date

Brazil coach Dunga on Monday drafted Benfica attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in place of Paris Saint Germain`s Lucas Moura for Wednesday`s friendly date with Turkey, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.

Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes
Anderson Talisca revives Benfica`s Champions League knockout hopes

A goal by impressive young Brazilian Anderson Talisca revived Portuguese champions Benfica`s hopes of reaching the Champions League knock-out stages for the first time in three seasons as it secured a 1-0 win over Monaco.

Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16
Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund ease into Champions League last 16

Holders Real Madrid and 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund eased into the last 16 of this season`s Champions League with two group games to spare on Tuesday.