The view from Portugal

Pereira's Porto rediscover mojo

November 27, 2012
By Andy Brassell
The despair on Braga goalkeeper Beto's face after Jackson Martinez smashed in Porto's second at the death said it all. It was a mix of exasperation and tiredness that spoke volumes of what had been an intense encounter between the northern rivals. It was little wonder that not one Braga or Porto player stopped to speak to speak to journalists in the post-match media area and that the champions' coach Vitor Pereira described himself as "emotionally worn out" by the night's events. "If I wasn't exuberant ...

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