Marco Silva is hoping Sporting can continue their unbeaten run with a result in Tuesday night's Champions League Group G clash at Estadio Jose Alvalade.
Silva's Portuguese giants are looking for a victory from their tie with Maribor to claim a spot in the top two ahead of next month's final group fixtures.
Sporting host their Slovenian opponents on the back of Friday night's 5-0 thrashing of Espinho in the Portuguese Cup as they currently enjoy a three-match unbeaten run.
Teenager Daniel Podence, who...
Nemanja Matic has defended Chelsea's performance in the 2-0 win at Anfield that heralded the beginning of the end of Liverpool's title hopes.
The Blues took three vital points in April when, with Liverpool top of the table after 11 straight Premier League wins, Steven Gerrard slipped to let Demba Ba in for the opening goal, with Willian sealing the points in injury time.
Jose Mourinho's team were criticised for negative tactics but, as he prepared to return to Anfield with the Londoners on Saturday,...