Jackson Martinez strike helps Porto reach last 16
Jackson Martinez strike helps Porto reach last 16

A second-half Jackson Martinez strike set Porto on their way to a 2-0 victory over Athletic Bilbao to secure a place in the Champions League last 16 on Wednesday, while the hopes of the Basque side were extinguished.

FC Porto slam Arouca 5-0

FC Porto slammed Arouca 5-0 in the eighth round of the Portuguese football league, with goals from Quintero, Jackson Martinez, Casemiro and Aboubakar, at the Estadio Nacional de Aveiro.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Japan 1-4 Colombia - As it happened...

It is mission accomplished for Colombia as Los Cafeteros have gathered enough points to qualify to the Round of 16, however first place is not for certain as a blunder against Japan could be costly if Ivory Coast beat Greece in Fortaleza with a lengthy score.

2014 FIFA World Cup: Greece out to clip Colombia`s attacking wings

Containing Colombia`s potent attacking game, even without injured striker Radamel Falcao, will be key to defensive-minded Greece`s attempt to upset the World Cup Group C favourites on Saturday.

Colombia to make late call on Falcao, says Pekerman

Colombia will wait until the last minute to decide whether to pick recuperating striker Radamel Falcao in their final World Cup squad, coach Jose Pekerman said on Saturday.

Porto beat Rio Ave, secure third place in Portuguese League

FC Porto beat Rio Ave 3-0 at the Estadio do Dragao in Portugual`s second largest city of Porto to secure third place in the Portuguese league and quailfy for the Champions League qualifying round.

Porto beat Braga, remain third in Portuguese league

Porto beat Braga 3-1 here in the 27th round of the Portuguese league to remain third in the standings after their victory.

Fiorentina hold Juve while Benfica sink Spurs

Mario Gomez`s goal put Fiorentina in the driving seat with a 1-1 draw at Juventus in a Europa League last-16 first leg while Benfica were too good for Tottenham Hotspur, winning 3-1 at White Hart Lane on Thursday.

`Arsenal fan` Jackson Martinez says would `love` to join PL side from Porto

Columbian striker Jackson Martinez, who plays in Portuguese club Porto, has revealed that he grew up supporting Arsenal and says he would love to join his boyhood club this month.

Chelsea eyeing striker Martinez as Rooney hopes fade

Chelsea is reportedly set to launch a 25 million-pound bid for Portuguese side Porto striker Jackson Martinez with Manchester United insisting that Wayne Rooney will stay on at Old Trafford.

Martinez rules out Porto exit

Jackson Martinez has insisted does not want to leave Porto despite interest from Borussia Dortmund and Napoli.