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Cristiano Ronaldo still absent as Portugal announce Nations League squad with four recalls

Fernando Santos has recalled four players, but Cristiano Ronaldo will play no part in Portugal's final two UEFA Nations League fixtures later in November.

Sergio Aguero scores 150th Premier League goal as Manchester City rout Southampton

Manchester City made light work of Southampton as three goals inside the opening 18 minutes put them in complete control en route to a 6-1 win.
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Cedric Soares: Winning trumps style for Portugal at World Cup

Portugal defender Cedric Soares said the European champions are more concerned about results than style ahead of a last-16 clash against Uruguay at the World Cup.
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VAR penalty controversy as Iran snatch draw against Portugal

A controversial injury-time penalty given after a VAR review salvaged a draw for Iran after Ricardo Quaresma's fine goal had given Portugal the lead in a game that saw a Cristiano Ronaldo spot-kick saved.
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Cristiano Ronaldo wears goatee beard for goodluck

Cristiano Ronaldo now wears a goatee beard in Russia. The usually smooth and clean shaven Portugal and Madrid superstar said he will keep the beard for goodluck.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal’s 23-man World Cup squad

Heading to Russia intent on building on their Euro 2016 triumph, coach Fernando Santos has named his side's biggest stars as expected for the summer tournament, with Cristiano Ronaldo at the forefront of the squad.

Mohamed Elneny’s red card against Southampton overturned

Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny has had his red card against Southampton overturned by the Football Association.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang takes centre stage as injury sidelines Salah

The absence of injured Liverpool and Egypt star Mohamed Salah allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to steal the limelight among the African stars in Europe at the weekend.

Cristiano Ronaldo leads Portugal World Cup friendlies against Egypt, Netherlands

Cristiano Ronaldo headlined the Portugal squad named on Thursday to face Egypt in Zurich on March 23 and the Netherlands in Geneva four days later.

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino not fearing sack

Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino insists he is not worried about being sacked even if the Saints lose to Watford on Sunday.

Charlie Austin hits double as Southampton ease past Everton

Managerless Everton suffered further misery as Charlie Austin's brace for Southampton condemned them to a 4-1 defeat at St Mary's.

Southampton players must defend the shirt – Mauricio Pellegrino

Southampton manager Mauricio Pellegrino has spoken to the squad this week about Cedric Soares' assertion that they "gave up" against Liverpool and has warned there can be "no repeat".

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