Wednesday, the Portuguese Primeira Liga became the second top European football
league to return as the Porto leaders fell to a surprising 2-1 loss at
closed doors, several supporters from Porto did the short trip to gather
outside the stadium. They were left disappointed though, as their side’s title
hopes were dealt a blow.
point behind Porto, could take top spot on Thursday when the reigning champions
themselves earlier in the season before a poor run of form, but moved back into
fifth, two points adrift of fourth-placed Sporting Lisbon.
the hosts in the 48th minute, before Porto equalized 16 minutes from time
through Jesus Manuel Corona.
final say for Famalicao four minutes later as they added another famous victory
to their league double over Sporting this season.
secured a 1-0 win for second-bottom Portimonense against Gil Vicente to boost
their survival hopes.
mid-May, while Spain’s La Liga, the English Premier League and Italy’s Serie A
are all scheduled to resume later this month.
Dutch Eredivisie both ended their seasons early.
overshadowed by bickering between clubs.
be staged “in the fewest number of stadiums possible”. Ultimately, 16 of the 18
top-flight clubs will play at their home ground.
proposal to allow five substitutions up from the standard three to ease the
physical strain on players.
about the decision to broadcast matches on free-to-air television.