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Joao Pedro and Ismaila Sarr set to start against Barnsley

Posted Tuesday, January 19, 2021 by PA12 hits

Watford pair Joao Pedro and Ismaila Sarr are set to start against Barnsley, despite being involved in a flare-up near the end of Saturday’s 2-0 win over Huddersfield.Hornets boss Xisco Munoz has played down the severity of the incident that saw the duo shove each other following a misplaced pass, saying they were just showing “passion”.Xisco was pleased with Watford’s wee...Full Story »

Lucas Joao at the double as Reading hit back to halt Huddersfield’s home run

Posted Sunday, January 03, 2021 by PA8 hits

Reading ended Huddersfield’s excellent home run as they came from behind to claim a 2-1 Championship win.Lucas Joao’s classy second-half brace cancelled out Fraizer Campbell’s opener as the high-flying visitors ended Town’s five-match winning streak at the John Smith’s Stadium.Huddersfield were out to make it six successive home victories for the first time since 20...Full Story »

Wolves without suspended midfielder Joao Moutinho for visit of Chelsea

Posted Monday, December 14, 2020 by PA20 hits

Joao Moutinho is banned for Wolves’ visit of Chelsea on Tuesday.The midfielder was dismissed for collecting two yellow cards in Saturday’s 1-0 defeat to local rivals Aston Villa.Raul Jimenez is continuing the early stages of his recovery from the fractured skull he suffered last month and has been spending time with the squad at the club’s training ground while Jonny (knee) rem...Full Story »

Lucas Joao strike helps Reading end losing run with draw at Millwall

Posted Thursday, November 26, 2020 by PA13 hits

Lucas Joao struck a second-half equaliser as Reading ended a run of four straight defeats with a 1-1 draw against Millwall at the Den.Jed Wallace’s free-kick before the interval had given the Lions the lead and it was their fourth consecutive draw.Millwall had the better of the opening exchanges and their first chance came after three minutes when Ryan Woods received the ball and played in...Full Story »

Lucas Joao effort enough as Reading edge Wycombe to move to Championship summit

Posted Wednesday, October 21, 2020 by PA12 hits

Reading moved to the top of the Sky Bet Championship and extended their unbeaten start to six matches with a hard-earned 1-0 victory over lowly Wycombe at Madejski Stadium.Winless yet energetic Wycombe dominated the first period but failed to create many clear-cut chances.Reading almost went ahead on the stroke of half-time but Yakou Meite made a mess of his attempted close-range header.Improvin...Full Story »

Joao Pedro scores Watford winner to extend Derby’s miserable home run

Posted Saturday, October 17, 2020 by PA27 hits

A superb strike from Joao Pedro earned Watford a 1-0 win as Derby crashed to a fifth consecutive home Championship defeat at Pride Park.In a game low on quality and chances, Pedro conjured a moment of inspiration with Watford’s first serious attempt on goal to settle the contest.Wayne Rooney had a good chance to snatch a point but shot wide and Derby have now lost four of their opening fiv...Full Story »

Lucas Joao could face Watford despite shoulder issue

Posted Friday, October 02, 2020 by PA26 hits

Lucas Joao could feature for Reading at home to Watford in the Sky Bet Championship on Saturday despite a dislocated shoulder.The forward netted the winner at Cardiff last weekend before he was forced off with the injury but has made good progress and could be involved against the Hornets.Felipe Araruna was also substituted during the match and the prognosis on him is not good, with the defender...Full Story »

Vladimir Ivic hails qualities of match-winning birthday boy Joao Pedro

Posted Saturday, September 26, 2020 by PA18 hits

Watford head coach Vladimir Ivic hailed the winning goal scored by 19-year-old Joao Pedro that gave the Hornets a 1-0 victory over local rivals Luton.The Brazilian teenager’s first goal for the club came on his birthday.Ivic, though,  warned that working for the team will be the way for both Pedro and the rest of the Watford squad to progress under him.“It’s nice to score ...Full Story »

Joao Pedro hits winner to give Watford derby victory over Luton

Posted Saturday, September 26, 2020 by PA24 hits

Joao Pedro celebrated his 19th birthday with the winning goal in a 1-0 win for Watford over Luton in a game they should have won more comfortably.The fixture between keen rivals had not been played since April 2006 but although the match was played behind closed doors, police still insisted on a 12.30 kick-off.As a result there was little resembling a derby atmosphere in a cold-biting wind ...Full Story »

Lucas Joao hat-trick sees Reading ease past Colchester

Posted Sunday, September 06, 2020 by PA24 hits

Lucas Joao scored a hat-trick as Championship side Reading cruised past League Two Colchester United 3-1 in the Carabao Cup first round.Reading were without new manager Veljko Paunovic, with the Serb – appointed a week ago – still observing UK government quarantine rules after flying from the United States to join Reading’s short pre-season training camp in Portugal.Colchester ...Full Story »

Barcelona, Atletico discussed Griezmann-Felix swap - sources

Posted Saturday, August 29, 2020 by ESPN60 hits

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid discussed a possible swap deal involving Antoine Griezmann and Joao Felix, multiple sources have confirmed to ESPN. There is a dispute, though, over which club initiated the talks, identified the players involved, and ultimately rejected the idea. The newspaper Marca first reported the conversations in a frontpage story on Friday, calling the move "the impossibl...Full Story »

Transfer news and rumours LIVE: Barcelona offered Griezmann for Joao Felix

Posted Friday, August 28, 2020 by Goal.com150 hits

Bartomeu offered Griezmann for Joao Felix Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu offered to return Antoine Griezmann to Atletico Madrid as part of a proposed swap deal for Joao Felix, reports Marca. The offer, which came just before Barca's 8-2 defeat to Bayern Munich, was swiftly rejected by Atletico, who are interested in securing a possible deal for Griezmann but not at the expense of Fe...Full Story »

'We would play this weekend if we could' - Joao Felix says Atletico ready for La Liga to return

Posted Tuesday, May 19, 2020 by Goal.com46 hits

The Portuguese sensation and his side haven't been enjoying a great season, but they are desperate for it to continue Joao Felix says Atletico Madrid's players are raring to go if La Liga is given the green light to resume. Clubs in the Spanish top flight have now returned to training in groups up to 10, as La Liga looks to follow the example of the Bundesliga in returning to action. League...Full Story »

Lucas Joao rescues draw for Reading at Barnsley

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2019 by PA44 hits

Barnsley missed a chance to collect a valuable three points as they squandered the lead in a 1-1 draw with Reading at Oakwell.The Tykes sit at the foot of the Sky Bet Championship table and are now on a run of one win in 20 league matches.Off the field, a dispute involving former boss Daniel Stendel – now in charge of Hearts – has been an unwanted distraction this week, but Cauley Wo...Full Story »

Sergio Ramos Absolutely Nails Joao Felix During Madrid Derby

Posted Sunday, September 29, 2019 by thesportbible.com188 hits

Sergio Ramos gave Joao Felix a warm welcome to the Madrid derby in typically aggressive style. The Real Madrid captain wasted no time in clattering Atletico Madrid's phenom, who was making his Madrid derby debut following his summer switch from Benfica. In just the fifth minute of the game, Ramos nailed Felix who fell to the floor, which didn't go down well with the Spanish defender who gest...Full Story »

Joao Felix can't escape pressure to deliver at Atletico Madrid – Mourinho

Posted Tuesday, August 13, 2019 by Goal.com163 hits

Age will be no excuse if the youngster does not propel his new club towards major trophies, says the former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes Joao Felix's huge price tag means he must produce the goods at Atletico Madrid despite his tender years. The 19-year-old forward joined Diego Simeone's Atletico from Benfica in a €126 million (£117m/$141m) move last month and ...Full Story »

Atletico Madrid complete €126m move for Benfica teenager Joao Felix

Posted Thursday, July 04, 2019 by Goal.com163 hits

Atletico Madrid have announced the club record €126 million (£113m/$142m) signing of Benfica attacker Joao Felix. Manchester City had been interested in exploring a deal for the player depending on the future of Leroy Sane, while the likes of Juventus, Barcelona, Manchester United and Real Madrid had all also been linked. But it's Atleti that have secured his signature, with sourc...Full Story »

Benfica confirm €126m Atletico Madrid bid for Joao Felix

Posted Thursday, June 27, 2019 by Goal.com174 hits

Benfica have confirmed that a €126 million (£113m/$143m) bid has been made for star forward Joao Felix by Atletico Madrid.   The Spanish side are looking to rebuild after a number of big-name players, including Antoine Griezmann, confirmed they would be leaving the club this summer, and 19-year-old Felix, who has been compared to Cristiano Ronaldo, is clearly part of the...Full Story »

Man City 'make breakthrough' in talks for Juventus star Joao Cancelo

Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by 101 GREAT GOALS136 hits

As per a report from the reliable Romeo Agresti of Goal.com, Manchester City have taken a considerable step forward in their pursuit of Juventus defender Joao Cancelo. Juve stint 25-year-old Portuguese international Cancelo only joined Serie A champions Juve last summer, in a 40 million Euro deal from Valencia, after impressing on loan with Inter Milan the season prior. The versatile stoppe...Full Story »

Joao Felix's move to Atletico Madrid is imminent

Posted Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Marca.com150 hits

Atletico Madrid are set to complete the signing of Joao Felix from Benfica and an announcement could be made in the next few hours. Los Rojiblancos have won the race for the coveted youngster, beating the likes of Manchester City to his signature. MARCA first reported this transfer on May 17 and Atletico will now pay his 120 million euro release clause to bring the forward to the Estadio Wan...Full Story »

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