ALL POSTS TAGGED "portugal"

Uruguay

/ 1 day ago

VAR fails Uruguay after late penalty appeal dismissed

Uruguay left it late to join the party in Qatar, producing its only noteworthy performance in the final group game. On the back of the miserable loss against Portugal, Diego Alonso ditched his oversized hipster white trainers and three man defense. In its place, he opted for an old fashioned pair of formal brown leather […]

Portugal

/ 1 day ago

Portugal lose, but advance in more World Cup Group H drama

How could someone not like soccer? Once again, this World Cup has delivered high entertainment. After the scenes yesterday that saw Germany eliminated, Group H tried to top the drama. Group H Drama Portugal were assured a place in the Round of 16. At different moments during the simultaneous matches, the remaining qualification spot was […]

Ghana

/ 1 day ago

South Korea qualifies for knockout round in frantic finish

Group H of the 2022 World Cup finished in a frenetic way, as South Korea advanced to the knockout round. Entering matchday three, Portugal was the only team in the group guaranteed qualification to the knockout round. South Korea, despite entering the game against the Portuguese with just one point, ultimately grabbed the second spot […]

Portugal

/ 5 days ago

Bruno Fernandes sends Portugal to last 16 at World Cup

In the final game of matchday 2 in the World Cup group stage, Portugal overcame a fiery Uruguay side to book a spot in the Round of 16. Whose goal is it anyway? Bruno Fernandes was the standout performer, and almost scored a hat-trick to top off an excellent performance. In the 54th minute, Fernandes […]

Portugal

/ 5 days ago

Portugal-Uruguay penalty decision ends in controversy

The Portugal-Uruguay penalty controversy was one of many talking points out of Monday's World Cup game, but there were other issues for Uruguay to worry about. No width and no wits. That pretty much sums up Uruguay's performance against Portugal in the first 60 minutes. Despite the security of an experienced three man central defense […]

Ghana

/ 8 days ago

Dodgy decisions causes Ghana loss to Portugal

The 3-2 loss Ghana suffered to Portugal comes as a result of Otto Addo's questionable starting lineup. Then, a controversial penalty upended any resistance from the Ghanaians in the match. Tactical Tinkering In the nine previous matches Addo coaches for Ghana, he implements a back five to his starting 11 once. Ghana loses to Japan […]

Ghana

/ 9 days ago

Portugal cut it close with win over Ghana

After Brazil overcame a resilient Serbia today, all teams have played their World Cup openers. There have been routs and surprises. Coming into the Portugal game today the question was whether we would see them live up to expectations, or whether Ghana would stage a relative upset. The first half of the game was pretty […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 11 days ago

Cristiano Ronaldo departs Manchester United by mutual consent

Cristiano Ronaldo is out at Manchester United. The Red Devils parted ways with their superstar after a series of controversial decisions by the Portugal international. "Cristiano Ronaldo is to leave Manchester United by mutual agreement, with immediate effect," an official statement by the Premier League club read. "The club thanks him for his immense contribution […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 14 days ago

Cristiano Ronaldo wax figure debuts at Madame Tussauds

With the World Cup set to kick off tomorrow in Qatar, Cristiano Ronaldo revealed his new wax statue for the Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York on Friday evening. In doing so, the Portugal captain became the first ever athlete to accomplish a “Times Square Makeover”. RONALDO PROMOTES PORTUGAL TO US MARKET The was […]

Cristiano Ronaldo

/ 17 days ago

Cristiano Ronaldo sideshow threatens Portugal at World Cup

The Portugal national team have an added distraction in the wake of Cristiano Ronaldo haranguing Manchester United in his interview with Piers Morgan. Cristiano has not done Portugal boss Fernando Santos any favors. No doubt the pre-game press conferences focus on the controversy brought to the training camp by Cristiano’s actions. During the games against […]

Portugal

/ 23 days ago

Portugal's World Cup squad unveiled

Portugal have unveiled their World Cup squad for Qatar 2022. Head coach Fernando Santos named the 26-man roster, but can this group of players nicknamed "The Chosen Ones" finally win Portugal’s first World Cup? Experience wins out Three players were named in the Portugal squad with over 100 appearances each for the Seleção (Cristiano Ronaldo, […]