Juventus president Agnelli rest of board resign en masse

Juventus’ board of directors, president Andrea Agnelli and vice president Pavel Nedved resigned en masse on Monday. The stunning move follows a preliminary investigation by the Turin Public Prosecutor’s Office into fraudulent accounting and alleged hidden payments to players. – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, more (US) At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Juventus… Continue reading Juventus president Agnelli rest of board resign en masse

Bruno Fernandes backs Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal claim, leads Portugal into last 16

LUSAIL, QATAR — Bruno Fernandes backed Cristiano Ronaldo’s claim to have scored the opening goal in Portugal’s 2-0 World Cup win against Uruguay, saying he thought his Manchester United teammate had headed his cross to register the opening goal in Lusail Stadium. Portugal became the third nation at Qatar 2022, after France and Brazil, to… Continue reading Bruno Fernandes backs Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal claim, leads Portugal into last 16

Why Portugal’s VAR handball penalty was the wrong decision

We’re analyzing every VAR decision made throughout all 64 games at the 2022 World Cup. Portugal were awarded a late penalty by the VAR against Uruguay on Monday, but why was it such a controversial decision? After each game, we take a look at the major incidents to examine and explain the process both in… Continue reading Why Portugal’s VAR handball penalty was the wrong decision

Sneaky Ronaldo tries to claim Fernandes goal in Portugal win

LUSAIL, Qatar — Bruno Fernandes overshadowed Cristiano Ronaldo by scoring both goals for Portugal on Monday as a 2-0 win against Uruguay sealed a place in the 2022 World Cup’s knockout round for the 2016 European champions. In a hard-fought game at Lusail Stadium, Fernandes made the key difference for Portugal as Uruguay’s loss left… Continue reading Sneaky Ronaldo tries to claim Fernandes goal in Portugal win

Portugal vs. Uruguay – Football Match Report – November 28, 2022

Bruno Fernandes scored a pair of goals as Portugal beat Uruguay 2-0 to move to six points in Group H at Lusail Iconic Stadium in Qatar on Monday night and clinch a spot in the knockout rounds. Portugal survived a hectic finish to the game to become the third team after France and Brazil to… Continue reading Portugal vs. Uruguay – Football Match Report – November 28, 2022

Protester runs onto pitch during Portugal-Uruguay clash at World Cup

3:59 PM ET Rob DawsonCorrespondent DOHA, Qatar — A protester carrying a pride flag entered the pitch during Portugal’s win over Uruguay on Monday before being led away by security staff. The pitch invader, who briefly stopped the Group H match in the second half, was also wearing a t-shirt carrying the messages “respect for… Continue reading Protester runs onto pitch during Portugal-Uruguay clash at World Cup

How Wales fans are making Doha’s ‘Floor of Fun’ feel home

DOHA, Qatar — Up a short spiral staircase at the salubrious Intercontinental Hotel in Doha’s plush West Bay area lie three restaurants that at first glance have little in common: The Curry House (Indian cuisine), Hive Lounge (Australian meats) and Prime ( a steakhouse.) Yet these rooms, connected by a communal hallway, have become the… Continue reading How Wales fans are making Doha’s ‘Floor of Fun’ feel home

Brazil coach Tite agrees with Neymar that Casemiro is the world’s best defensive midfielder

DOHA, Qatar — Brazil manager Tite said the team missed Neymar in their 1-0 victory over Switzerland. but agreed with the injured star that match-winner Casemiro is the best defensive midfielder in the world as the veteran led his country into the knockout stages of the World Cup. Casemiro scored the winner in the 83rd… Continue reading Brazil coach Tite agrees with Neymar that Casemiro is the world’s best defensive midfielder

How US, Iran match up on the pitch as tensions rise off it

DOHA, Qatar — Less than 24 hours from kickoff, the drama surrounding the United States men’s national team’s match against Iran on Tuesday has reached fever pitch. Not only is there everything to play for on the field, there is a growing discontent between the geopolitical rivals away from the pitch. Throughout this World Cup,… Continue reading How US, Iran match up on the pitch as tensions rise off it