THE BALL – Benfica’s attention: Midtjylland and AEK Larnaca draw (Champions League)

Midtjylland and AEK Larnaca drew 1-1 this Tuesday in the first leg of the second qualifying round of the Champions League. The Cypriot team, which featured the Portuguese Gustavo (starter) and Rafael Lopes (entered in the 72′), took the lead with a goal from Adam Gyurcso, in the 81st minute, but the Danish team still … Read more

THE BALL – Mourinho shows tattoo (Roma)

José Mourinho had already unveiled the image that served as the basis for the tattoo he made and this Sunday, at the end of the afternoon, he shared a photo of the already tattooed arm on his Instagram account. In the skin, the Portuguese coach immortalized the European trophies he won so far: Champions League … Read more

THE BALL – «Darwin only needs the first goal» (Liverpool)

Trent Alexander-Arnold is convinced that Darwin Núñez will overcome the adaptation phase to Liverpool in the best possible way and foresees a great season for the Uruguayan forward. “Darwin is still understanding our way of playing and we are understanding his. We will soon find this connection and I am sure that we will be … Read more

THE BALL – André Silva arrives for the offensive line (Vitória de Guimarães)

V. Guimarães announced the hiring of another reinforcement for the new season. This is André Silva, a forward who represented Arouca last season. Aimed at SC Braga, it is in Minho that the 25-year-old Brazilian player will continue his career, but wearing his rival’s jersey. A first-hand advanced news by A BOLA. The contract is … Read more

THE BALL – Abel Ferreira and Luís Castro eliminated from the Cup (video) (Brazil)

Palmeiras, by Abel Ferreira, and Botafogo, by Luís Castro, were eliminated from the Brazilian Cup last night, reaching the round of 16. After having lost 0-1 in São Paulo, Palmeiras welcomed the team coached by Rogério Ceni at full throttle and at 15 minutes had already turned around the tie with goals from Piquerez and … Read more

A BOLA – Entrepreneur announces purchase of 55.8 percent of SAD and promises «great achievements» (Santa Clara)

Businessman Bruno Bello Vicintin, who was once vice-president of Cruzeiro and is the son of the president of SAD do Alverca (Ricardo Vicintin), announced this Thursday, through social networks, that he acquired 55.8 percent of SAD’s shares. from Santa Clara. Bruno Bello Vicintin says it is «one of the biggest challenges of his career as … Read more

THE BALL – «Ronaldo and Lewandowski? I don’t want any more rumors circulating” (Chelsea)

Having just signed Raheem Sterling, Thomas Tuchel says that, for now, he doesn’t need more people at the front, laughing when asked about Cristiano Ronaldo and Robert Lewandowski, two forwards looking to leave their respective clubs. Any chance of any of them being hired ask Sky Sports. “Any chance I won’t comment on any of … Read more

A BOLA – Ruben Guerreiro’s team clarifies departure from the Tour (Cycling)

The team of cyclist Ruben Guerreiro, EF Education-EasyPost, clarified, through social media, that the Portuguese, after all, did not test positive for Covid-19. Without specifying the problem, it is mentioned that the abandonment of the Tour is related to “disease not related to Covid”. Ruben Guerreiro will not take the start for Stage 9 at … Read more

THE BALL – VAR in League 2: Federation denies League (Football)

The atmosphere between the Federation and the professional league/clubs is tense. After the clubs’ barb to the FPF, in a joint statement in which they accused the body of “artifically created conflicts” (see associated news), now it was the turn of the Federation to issue a statement denying the League, more specifically its executive director … Read more

THE BALL – Rúben Amorim wants a 6 if Matheus Nunes leaves (Sporting)

Matheus Nunes has Alvalade’s exit door ajar and, A BOLA knows, Sporting’s SAD administration is already on the ground looking for an alternative. That, at least, is the guarantee given by the leonine officials to the coach, Rúben Amorim, who asked for another midfielder in case the 23-year-old Portuguese international leaves Alvalade for good. Read … Read more