Fernando Santos

Portugal coach sees weaknesses in Belgium team at Euro 2020

The Belgians won all three of their group matches at the European Championship to set up a match against defending champion Portugal on Sunday in the round of 16.

published on : 25th June 2021

Cristiano Ronaldo misses penalty as Portugal fights off Iran to advance in FIFA World Cup

Portugal will face Uruguay on July 30 for a place in the quarters after ending Iran's hopes of reaching the knockout phase for the first time.

published on : 26th June 2018

Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo ageing like 'port wine' at fourth FIFA World Cup

Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo's fourth-minute header clinched a 1-0 victory over Group B opponents Morocco in Moscow.

published on : 21st June 2018

FIFA World Cup 2018: Portugal gaffer Fernando Santos says Spain will go far despite upheaval

Santos is clear in his belief that Portugal will not be caught out by any surprise Spanish tactics following the last-minute upheaval.

published on : 14th June 2018

Portugal's FIFA World Cup hopes aided by extra rest for captain Cristiano Ronaldo

Portugal opens against Spain on June 15 and then plays Morocco on June 20 in Moscow, where the team is based. The Group B schedule will conclude against Iran on June 25.

published on : 11th June 2018

Chilly start for Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal at FIFA World Cup training

Ronaldo's presence had earlier elicited cheers from the 100 or so fans in attendance, with a similar number of media present along the touchline.

published on : 10th June 2018

European kings, but Fernando Santos's Portugal are FIFA World Cup outsiders

Portugal head to the World Cup as European champions but few would place them among the favourites in Russia.

published on : 29th May 2018

Eder and Nani miss out on Portugal World Cup squad

Fernando Santos opted instead for the youth of Andre Silva and Goncalo Guedes to play alongside superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

published on : 18th May 2018