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Waris in FC Porto squad to face Liverpool in UCL on Tuesday


Ghana’s Abdul Majeed Waris and his team mates from FC Porto have traveled to England to face Liverpool in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie on Tuesday March 6. Porto need to produce a miracle to progress to the quarter final of the competition after losing 5-0 at home in the first leg. The ...

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UCL: Liverpool thrash FC Porto 5-0 in first leg

Sadio Mane has scored six goals in the Champions League this season (Image credit: Getty Images)

Sadio Mane scored a hat-trick as Liverpool marked their first Champions League knockout game for nine years with an emphatic victory at Porto in their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie. Mane opened the scoring when home goalkeeper Jose Sa failed to hold his placed strike. Mohamed Salah then showed wonderful composure to steer the ball home for Liverpool’s second and ...

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Majeed Waris eager to ‘fight’ for FC Porto


Ghana forward, Abdul Majeed Waris, says he is very willing to put in the needed hard work to succeed at FC Porto during his loan spell. Waris joined the team last Friday from French side, Lorient, until the end of the season. He had been targeted by several sides including Burnley, West Ham and Caen but it was the 2004 ...

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Waris joins FC Porto on loan


Black Stars forward, Abdul Majeed Waris, has joined Portuguese side, FC Porto, on loan from Lorient until the end of the season. The player completed the move after going through his medical on Friday. He had landed in Porto earlier in the day. The club confirmed the news via the Twitter handle on Friday evening. Bem-vindo M. Waris 🔵⚪️#FCPorto #Waris ...

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Waris in Portugal for Porto medical

Waris (in black hood) in Porto for medical

Ghana forward Majeed Waris has been spotted in Portugal ahead of his proposed move to giants FC Porto. Citi Sports earlier this week reported that the 26 year old Lorient man had rejected a loan deal to French Ligue 1 side Caen due to his desire to play in the UEFA Champions League which Porto offered. Waris is reportedly set ...

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Waris to reject Caen move in favour of Porto switch


FC Lorient forward Majeed Waris looks set to snub a move to French Ligue 1 side Caen in favour of a move to Portuguese giants Porto. Caen and Lorient have reportedly agreed a loan deal for the Ghana international, but Porto are reportedly still in the hunt for the player. According to reports in Ouest France, Porto’s offer for the ...

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UEFA Champions League: Juventus go past Porto into last 8

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala's past four goals have all come from the penalty spot (Image credit: Reuters)

Italian champions Juventus eased into the Champions League quarter-finals with a routine second-leg win against Portuguese league leaders Porto. Leading 2-0 from the first leg, Juve sealed the tie when Paulo Dybala drilled in a low penalty after Maxi Periera was sent off for handball. The hosts played the second half at a canter as they reached the last eight ...

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Advantage Juventus as pressure on ten-man Porto tells

Juventus' Croatian forward Marko Pjaca (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg football match FC Porto vs Juventus at the Dragao stadium in Porto on February 22, 2017. / AFP / MIGUEL RIOPA        (Photo credit should read MIGUEL RIOPA/AFP/Getty Images)

Second-half substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves both had an immediate impact as Juventus eventually made the most of Alex Telles’s 27th-minute red card. Substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves ended Porto’s stubborn resistance as Juventus took a big step towards the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals. The Portuguese hosts held out for 45 minutes after two bookings in the space ...

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UEFA Champions League: Leicester beat Porto at the King Power Stadium

Islam Slimani has scored three headers in his first four Leicester games (Image credit: Reuters)

Leicester beat Porto in their first home Champions League game to maintain the winning start to their first season in Europe’s premier club competition. Islam Slimani, who had a prolific scoring record against Porto with his former club Sporting Lisbon, headed the only goal from a Riyad Mahrez cross. Porto substitute Jesus Corona hit the post, but the Foxes held ...

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