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Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

October 4, 2012
Porto 1-0 PSG: Porto dominate with more width

PSG remained narrow while Porto played with plenty of width – and the home side’s two wingers were the key attacking players. Vitor Pereira chose his expected line-up in the usual 4-3-3 system. Carlo Ancelotti left out Javier Pastore, preferring Jeremy Menez and Nene. At the back he brought in Mamadou Sakho. Porto played superior football throughout...
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Benfica 2-3 Porto: pressing, transitions, set-pieces and substitutions

March 2, 2012
Benfica 2-3 Porto: pressing, transitions, set-pieces and substitutions

A stereotypically brilliant match between these two sides ended with a narrow win for Porto, who now have a crucial lead in the title race.
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The APOEL miracle continues…

November 2, 2011
The APOEL miracle continues…

The clear outsider in a very strong group coming into the tournament, APOEL now find themselves top of Group G after a 2-1 win over Porto.
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Porto 2-2 Benfica: Porto generally on top

September 23, 2011
Porto 2-2 Benfica: Porto generally on top

A scrappy game that neither side played well in – but Benfica will be more thankful for the point having twice gone behind.
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Porto 2-1 Shakhtar: ill discipline costs Shakhtar

September 14, 2011
Porto 2-1 Shakhtar: ill discipline costs Shakhtar

Red cards for both centre-backs didn’t help the away side, but Porto were in charge for most of the game anyway.
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