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Sporting CP 2-1 Fc Porto: ‘Os Leõs’ come from behind to win first Clássico of the season- 5 things we learnt

1- Jorge Jesus 1- 0 Nuno Espirito Santo Jorge Jesus showed yesterday why he is not just one of the best coaches in Portugal but in fact one of the best coaches in Europe. The way in which Sporting attained their advantage may have been controversial (see 2) but their game plan after conceding early on was executed perfectly. After …

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Scout Report: Portugal

Background The Portuguese first division, the Primeira Liga, has been in establishment since 1934, and is currently in its 80th season. Before 1938, the Portuguese league was not considered the most important competition for club sides; it was in fact the Portuguese knock out cup that was more important, with the winner being crowned Portuguese Champions. The Portuguese top division …

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