SAN DIEGO -- Mexico head coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino couldn't hide his disappointment that Porto winger Jesus "Tecatito" Corona didn't travel to meet up with El Tri this international break and suggested there will be repercussions.
Corona pulled out of the Mexico squad citing an ankle injury he has been playing through of late, but Martino wanted him in Southern California regardless of his fitness for El Tri's only meetup before the summer's Gold Cup squad is announced.
"What happened is...
Jackson Martinez has returned to Europe after signing a season-long loan deal with Portimonense who currently sit bottom of the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
Martinez is still officially contracted to Chinese Super League side Guangzhou Evergrande, but has not played an official match since 2016. The former Porto striker insisted he would show "maximum dedication and commitment" and claimed he would be "wrong to think about scoring before a match," during his unveiling.
However, he took a more philosophical...
Porto manager Nuno Espirito Santo is out to improve the club's wretched record in England.
The Portuguese side have lost 14 out of 16 European games in England and have never won in this country ahead of their Champions League visit to Leicester on Tuesday.
They have also conceded 16 goals in their last five matches on these shores, failing to score.
Porto's best result came in 2004 when Costinha scored a 90th-minute equaliser to earn a last-gasp 1-1 draw at Manchester United, best remembered for...