LISBON, Portugal -- A Fiorentina fan has died after being caught up in fighting between Sporting Lisbon and Benfica supporters, ahead of Saturday night's derby between the two clubs.
The 41-year-old Marco Ficini had travelled to Lisbon with a group of friends to support Sporting, which is twinned with Fiorentina.
According to Portuguese media reports, Ficini was hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning when trying to escape fighting between Sporting and Benfica supporters near the Benfica...
Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas has likened his relationship with Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid as a "love" affair that disintegrated.
Casillas and Mourinho fell out early on during the coach's three-year spell in charge of Madrid, and the keeper found himself sidelined in the final months of the 2012-13 season.
Casillas, who was restored as Carlo Ancelotti's first choice at Madrid in the 2013-14 campaign, has spoken about his turbulent past with Mourinho in an interview with Movistar+ show "Fiebremaldini."
FC Porto's president has apologised for his club's fans chanting that they wished rivals Benfica had been on board the plane that crashed with Brazilian team Chapecoense.
Some Porto fans chanted "I wish Benfica had been on Chapecoense's plane" during a handball match between Porto and Benfica on Wednesday.
In a letter provided by the club to The Associated Press, Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa wrote to Chapecoense to apologise for "the insulting chants."
Pinto da Costa added that Porto...