Braga

Braga

2nd in Portuguese Liga

Rangers overcome nine-man Braga to reach Europa League semifinals Rangers overcome nine-man Braga to reach Europa League semifinals

Kemar Roofe struck in extra time as Rangers reached the Europa League semifinals by beating nine-man Braga 3-1 (3-2 on aggregate) on Thursday.

Europa League draw: Barcelona face Eintracht Frankfurt, West Ham vs. Lyon Europa League draw: Barcelona face Eintracht Frankfurt, West Ham vs. Lyon

Barcelona were drawn against German side Eintracht Frankfurt in the quarterfinals of the Europa League while West Ham United face Lyon.

Europa League round-of-16 draw: Barcelona vs. Galatasaray, RB Leipzig vs. Spartak Moscow Europa League round-of-16 draw: Barcelona vs. Galatasaray, RB Leipzig vs. Spartak Moscow

Barcelona will face Galatasaray in the Europa League round of 16 while Sevilla will take on West Ham United following Friday's draw in Nyon.

Barca sign Braga youngster Francisco Trincao for €31m Barca sign Braga youngster Francisco Trincao for €31m

Barcelona have struck a deal with S.C. Braga to sign young Portuguese forward Francisco Trincao in a deal worth around €30 million, sources say.

Bafana's Luther Singh eyes Barcelona move in wake of Tokyo qualification Bafana's Luther Singh eyes Barcelona move in wake of Tokyo qualification

Luther Singh has helped South Africa's Under-23s qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, but his long term goals see him wearing a Barcelona shirt too.

Sources: Horta to leave LAFC, open up DP spot Sources: Horta to leave LAFC, open up DP spot

Portugal international midfielder Andre Horta's is leaving LAFC to rejoin SC Braga, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN FC.

LAFC seals signing of Benfica's Andre Horta as designated player LAFC seals signing of Benfica's Andre Horta as designated player

LAFC's pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta has finally paid off, with the player signing a multi-year DP contract, according to sources.

Benfica's Andre Horta set to join LAFC - sources Benfica's Andre Horta set to join LAFC - sources

LAFC's pursuit of Portuguese midfielder Andre Horta has finally paid off, with the player signing a multi-year DP contract, according to sources.

Braga use Pokemon-themed video to announce new loan signing Braga use Pokemon-themed video to announce new loan signing

Portuguese club Braga have exceeded even their own high standards for announcing new signings with a Pokemon-themed video to unveil a loan deal.

Portuguese giants Braga use Tinder to announce signings Portuguese giants Braga use Tinder to announce signings

It would appear that the era of the elaborate social media player unveiling video isn't quite over yet, with SC Braga getting in on the act this week.

Crew SC sign Pedro Santos from Braga as third designated player Crew SC sign Pedro Santos from Braga as third designated player

Columbus Crew SC signed Portuguese midfielder Pedro Santos as a designated player on Tuesday.

Houston Dynamo sign Tomas Martinez from Braga as third designated player Houston Dynamo sign Tomas Martinez from Braga as third designated player

The Houston Dynamo signed Argentine midfielder Tomas Martinez as a young designated player on Monday.

Braga chief persuaded Pedro Neto to snub Barcelona, Man United - father Braga chief persuaded Pedro Neto to snub Barcelona, Man United - father

Braga president Antonio Salvador managed to convince Pedro Neto to snub interest from Barcelona in order to continue his development at the club.

Man United stunned at Fenerbahce as Aritz Aduriz nets 5, Saints beat Inter Man United stunned at Fenerbahce as Aritz Aduriz nets 5, Saints beat Inter

Manchester United's troubles away from home in Europe continued in a 2-1 defeat at Fenerbahce in the Europa League as Paul Pogba limped off injured.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lifts Man United as Inter lose again in Europa League Zlatan Ibrahimovic lifts Man United as Inter lose again in Europa League

Manchester United laboured to a 1-0 Europa League victory over Zorya Luhansk at Old Trafford as Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed home in the second half.

Lazio complete signing of Brazilian centre-back Wallace from Braga Lazio complete signing of Brazilian centre-back Wallace from Braga

Lazio have completed the signing of Brazilian centre-back Wallace from Braga.

Danilo Barbosa signs for Benfica on season-long loan from Braga Danilo Barbosa signs for Benfica on season-long loan from Braga

Former Valencia midfielder Danilo Barbosa has joined Benfica on a season's loan from Braga, his new club have announced.

Jose Peseiro replaces Paulo Fonseca as Braga coach Jose Peseiro replaces Paulo Fonseca as Braga coach

Braga have appointed Jose Peseiro as their new manager to replace Paulo Fonseca who left to take over Shakhtar Donetsk.

Shakhtar Donetsk appoint Paulo Fonseca as new coach Shakhtar Donetsk appoint Paulo Fonseca as new coach

Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk have appointed Paulo Fonseca as their new head coach in succession to Mircea Lucescu.

Everton considering move for Braga coach Paulo Fonseca - source Everton considering move for Braga coach Paulo Fonseca - source

Braga coach Paulo Fonseca has emerged as a target for Everton, a source close to the Portuguese club have told ESPN FC.

Braga end half a century of suffering to lift Portuguese Cup with Porto win Braga end half a century of suffering to lift Portuguese Cup with Porto win

Braga finally won the Portuguese Cup for a second time, ending a 50-year wait for the second Cup success in the competition.

Darijo Srna celebrates landmark as Shakhtar Donetsk crush Braga Darijo Srna celebrates landmark as Shakhtar Donetsk crush Braga

Captain Darijo Srna toasted breaking Shakhtar Donetsk's all-time appearance record by blasting the penalty that sent them into the Europa Leauge semis

Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu only focused on Braga Shakhtar Donetsk coach Mircea Lucescu only focused on Braga

Shakhtar Donetsk hold off Braga to control Europa League quarterfinal Shakhtar Donetsk hold off Braga to control Europa League quarterfinal

Shakhtar Donetsk soaked up Braga's pressure and scored in either half to take a 2-1 away win in the first leg of their Europa League quarterfinal.

Braga v Shakhtar Donetsk: Preview Braga v Shakhtar Donetsk: Preview

Liga Portugal Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
+16 Benfica 3 0 7
+15 Braga 9 0 6
+14 FC Porto 6 0 6
+5 Casa Pia 4 0 5
+1 Portimonense 7 0 5
-4 Boavista 12 0 5
+5 Sporting CP 11 0 4
+3 Estoril 7 0 3
0 Guimaraes 6 0 3
-2 Rio Ave 13 0 2
-2 GD Chaves 9 0 2
-3 Gil Vicente 11 0 2
-9 Arouca 16 0 2
-3 Vizela 9 0 2
-3 FC Famalicao 8 0 2
-4 Santa Clara 9 0 1
-10 Paços de Ferre.. 16 0 0
-19 Maritimo 24 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
23 Simon Banza 5 8 1
21 Ricardo Horta 4 8 3
99 Vitor Oliveira 3 8 1

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
21 Ricardo Horta 3 8 4
14 Álvaro Djaló 3 7 0
45 Iuri Medeiros 2 8 2