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Ronaldo opportunes Portugal with 2-0 score against Andorra

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Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal, sets up Swiss showdown

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Este es el avión militar en el que Cristiano Ronaldo viajará a Andorra | Diario El Mundo

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Soggy Swiss thrash Andorra to maintain perfect record

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Decision to bench Ronaldo not taken lightly - Santos
ANDORRA LA VELLA (Reuters) - Portugal coach Fernando Santos said the decision to start Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench against Andorra on Saturday was not taken lightly and was not just about the risk of him picking up a yellow card. Santos said he “thought deeply” about the best way to deal with Ronaldo, who was on a yellow card and would have missed Tuesday’s decisive game against Switzerland if he had picked up another   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Andorra | 
Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal to set up Swiss showdown
ANDORRA LA VELLA (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench and scored an opportunist goal which set Portugal on the way to a 2-0 win in Andorra on Saturday that maintained their chances of qualifying directly for the World Cup. Ronaldo’s 63rd-minute goal, his 15th of the campaign, rescued Portugal as they struggled to break down Andorra and, followed by a second from Andre Silva, set up a mouth-watering showdown with Group B leaders Switzerland in Lisbon on Tuesday   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Ronaldo opportunes Portugal with 2-0 score against Andorra
ANDORRA LA VELLA: Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench and scored an opportunist goal which set Portugal on the way to a 2-0 win in Andorra on Saturday that maintained their chances of qualifying directly for the World Cup. Ronaldo’s 63rd-minute goal, his 15th of the campaign, rescued Portugal as they struggled to break down Andorra and, followed by a second from Andre Silva, set up a mouth-watering showdown with Group B leaders Switzerland in Lisbon on Tuesday   Read More ...
Places: Malaysia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal to set up Swiss showdown
ANDORRA LA VELLA: Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench and scored an opportunist goal which set Portugal on the way to a 2-0 win in Andorra on Saturday that maintained their chances of qualifying directly for the World Cup. Ronaldo's 63rd-minute goal, his 15th of the campaign, rescued Portugal as they struggled to break down Andorra and, followed by a second from Andre Silva, set up a mouth-watering showdown with Group B leaders Switzerland in Lisbon on Tuesday   Read More ...
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Places: Singapore |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Decision to bench Ronaldo not taken lightly - Santos
ANDORRA LA VELLA (Reuters) - Portugal coach Fernando Santos said the decision to start Cristiano Ronaldo on the bench against Andorra on Saturday was not taken lightly and was not just about the risk of him picking up a yellow card. Santos said he "thought deeply" about the best way to deal with Ronaldo, who was on a yellow card and would have missed Tuesday's decisive game against Switzerland if he had picked up another   Read More ...
Places: Malaysia |  Andorra | 
Substitute Ronaldo rescues Portugal, sets up Swiss showdown
ANDORRA LA VELLA (Reuters) - Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench and scored an opportunist goal which set Portugal on the way to a 2-0 win in Andorra on Saturday that maintained their chances of qualifying directly for the World Cup. Ronaldo's 63rd minute goal rescued Portugal as they struggled to break down Andorra and, followed by a second from Andre Silva, set up a mouth-watering showdown with Group B leaders Switzerland in Lisbon on Tuesday   Read More ...
Places: Malaysia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Portugal mit erwartetem Pflichtsieg in Andorra
Erfolg in den Pyrenäen erst nach der Einwechslung des zunächst geschonten Stürmerstars. Am Ende war der Showdown gegen die Schweiz am Dienstag in Lissabon um das WM-Ticket in der Gruppe B perfekt. Es fehlte aber nicht allzu viel, und Portugal wäre über Andorra gestolpert, den 144. des FIFA-Rankings, der erst fünf Pflichtspiele nicht verloren hat. Erst in der 63. Minute gelang den Portugiesen das erlösende 1:0   Read More ...
Places: Portugal |  Andorra |  Liechtenstein | 
Este es el avión militar en el que Cristiano Ronaldo viajará a Andorra | Diario El Mundo
La selección de Portugal encabezada por el astro Cristiano Ronaldo protagonizará una curiosa llega a Andorra, país que enfrentará este sábado en un partido de clasificación para el Mundial de Rusia 2018. Sin embargo, el futbolista luso no arribará en un avión convencional sino en uno de las Fuerza Armadas portuguesas. Esto como solución de emergencia producto de las limitaciones que posee la pista de aterrizaje del pequeño aeropuerto de Andorra La Vella   Read More ...
Places: El Salvador |  Andorra | 
Cristiano Ronaldo entrenó por separado para el choque de Portugal contra Andorra
El capitán de la selección portuguesa, Cristiano Ronaldo, entrenó este miércoles al margen de sus compañeros para afrontar el partido que dentro de tres días los lusos disputarán con el combinado de Andorra en la fase de clasificación para el Mundial de Rusia 2018. Según la prensa deportiva local, el astro de Real Madrid trabaja por separado para dosificar el esfuerzo, ya que el delantero no presenta ningún problema que ponga en duda su participación en el choque   Read More ...
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Places: Chile |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Parliament delegation to take part in OSCE Parliament Assembly in Andorra
AKIPRESS.COM - Parliament of Kyrgyzstan are represented by MPs Kanybek Imanaliyev, Ulan Primov and Absyvakhap Nurbayeva at the meeting of the OSCE Parliament Assembly under way in Andorra Oct... You are trying to access paid-for content on our website. We charge 190 som for the access to this news article. You may also pay for one-month access to the website content by ordering subscription here   Read More ...
Places: Kyrgyzstan |  Andorra | 
Soggy Swiss thrash Andorra to maintain perfect record
ST GALLEN, Switzerland (Reuters) - Switzerland made it seven wins out of seven in their World Cup qualifying group when they beat Andorra 3-0 helped by a double from Haris Seferovic in a rain-soaked match which was twice interrupted to clear water off the pitch on Thursday. Group B leaders Switzerland have 21 points, three ahead of Portugal who beat the Faroe Islands 5-1   Read More ...
Places: Malaysia |  Andorra | 
Froome takes Vuelta lead, Nibali wins third stage
ANDORRA LA VELLA, ANDORRA. Chris Froome climbed into the leader's red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana for the first time since 2011 on Monday despite missing out on the stage three win to Vincenzo Nibali. Four-time Grand Tour winner Nibali took the mountainous 158.5km ride from Prades to Andorra la Vella in 4hrs 01mins 22secs ahead of Spaniard David de la Cruz with Tour de France champion Froome in third   Read More ...
Places: Kenya |  Andorra | 
Froome takes Vuelta lead, Nibali wins third stage
ANDORRA LA VELLA, Andorra: Chris Froome climbed into the leader's red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana for the first time since 2011 on Monday (Aug 21) despite missing out on the stage three win to Vincenzo Nibali. Four-time Grand Tour winner Nibali took the mountainous 158.5km ride from Prades to Andorra la Vella in 4hrs 01mins 22secs ahead of Spaniard David de la Cruz with Tour de France champion Froome in third   Read More ...
Places: Singapore |  Andorra | 
Nibali wins Vuelta third stage, Froome takes overall lead
Andorra la Vella - Chris Froome climbed into the leader's red jersey at the Vuelta a Espana on Monday despite missing out on the stage three win to Vincenzo Nibali. Nibali took the mountainous 158.5km ride from Prades to Andorra la Vella in 4hrs 01mins 22secs ahead of Spaniard David de la Cruz with Tour de France champion Froome in third   Read More ...
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Tags: Cycling | 
Places: South Africa |  Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Andorra | 
Schweizer Mountainbikerinnen in Andorra neben dem Podest
MOUNTAINBIKE - Die Schweizer Mountainbikerinnen bleiben im dritten Cross-Country-Weltcuprennen der Saison erstmals ohne Podestplatz. Linda Indergand klassiert sich in Andorra als beste Schweizerin im 4. Rang.   Read More ...
Places: Andorra |  Liechtenstein | 
11 hurt after deck collapses in Andorra section of Philadelphia
Philadelphia police say eleven people were hurt after a deck at an apartment complex collapsed in the Andorra section of the city.   Read More ...
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Schweiz - Andorra findet in St. Gallen statt
Das zweitletzte Heimspiel der Schweiz in der WM-Qualifikation findet in St. Gallen statt. Die SFV-Auswahl empfängt am Donnerstag, 31. August, Andorra im Kybun-Park. Spielbeginn ist um 20.45 Uhr. Drei Tage später spielt die Schweiz in Riga gegen Lettland, ehe im Oktober die wohl entscheidenden Partien gegen Ungarn (Heimspiel/Spielort noch nicht bekannt) und auswärts gegen Portugal anstehen. St. Gallen ist nach Basel (gegen Portugal), Luzern (Färöer) und Genf (Lettland) der vierte Spielort, der im Verlaufe der WM-Qualifikation berücksichtigt wird   Read More ...
Places: Andorra |  Liechtenstein | 
Schweiz gegen Andorra in St. Gallen
Das zweitletzte Heimspiel der Schweiz in der WM-Qualifikation findet in St. Gallen statt. Die SFV-Auswahl empfängt am Donnerstag, 31. August, Andorra im Kybun-Park. Spielbeginn ist um 20.45 Uhr. Drei Tage später spielt die Schweiz in Riga gegen Lettland, ehe im Oktober die wohl entscheidenden Partien gegen Ungarn (Heimspiel/Spielort noch nicht bekannt) und auswärts gegen Portugal anstehen. St. Gallen ist nach Basel (gegen Portugal), Luzern (Färöer) und Genf (Lettland) der vierte Spielort, der im Verlaufe der WM-Qualifikation berücksichtigt wird   Read More ...
Places: Andorra |  Liechtenstein | 
First Sri Lanka Ambassador to Andorra presents credentials
Ambassador Tilak Ranaviraja of France concurrently accredited to the Principality of Andorra presented his letter of credence to President François Hollande as the Co-Prince of Andorra on 3rd March at the Elysée Palace in Paris. During the brief discussion which followed, Ambassador Ranaviraja expressed the importance of strengthening bilateral relations between the two countries, particularly in the fields of culture, trade, investment and tourism   Read More ...
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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  Sri Lanka |  Andorra | 
Andorra empata y acaba con más de 11 años de puras derrotas
ANDORRA LA VELLA. La pequeña Andorra logró hoy su primer punto en un partido oficial desde hace casi 12 años y terminó con una racha de 58 derrotas consecutivas. El equipo nacional empató 0-0 con Islas Feroe en Andorra la Vella en partido de clasificación para el Mundial de fútbol de Rusia 2018. La última vez que la modestísima selección europea había logrado algo positivo en un duelo oficial fue en septiembre de 2005 ante Finlandia, cuando empató también 0-0   Read More ...
Places: El Salvador |  Andorra | 
Andorra Ends 11 Years of Losses, With a Tie
Faroe Islands finished with 10 players after Joan Edmundsson drew a second yellow card with 15 minutes left. AROUND WORLD CUP QUALIFYING Matthijs de Ligt, 17, became the youngest Netherlands player to make his international debut since 1931, but he handed host Bulgaria an early goal in a 2-0 loss. Cristiano Ronaldo moved to fourth on Europe’s career scoring list with two goals in Portugal’s 3-0 win over visiting Hungary   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Andorra |  Oregon |  Maryland | 
Spanish river turns bright green, alarming residents
It's not St. Patrick's Day yet, but the Valira River in northeastern Spain turned a bright green Thursday, alarming residents. The waterway flows down the Pyrennes Mountains from the tiny nation of Andorra into Spain, where it empties into the Segre River near Seu d’Urgell. L'aigua del riu Valira baixa colorada de verd. Segons el Govern, es tracta d'unes proves a la font d'Arinsal i NO és tòxic. pic.twitter.com/0YxUbEKI93.   Read More ...
Places: United States |  Spain |  Andorra | 
La Selección de Andorra consigue su primer triunfo en 13 años 
22 de febrero de 2017 16:09 La Selección de Andorra consigue su primer triunfo en 13 años En un duelo entre dos de las peores selecciones de Europa, Andorra derrotó por 2-0 a San Marino este miércoles en partido amistoso en Roma, el primer triunfo andorrano en 13 años. Pese a tratarse de un amistoso, el partido ofrecía una oportunidad casi única a los dos equipos de sumar una victoria   Read More ...
Places: Ecuador |  Andorra | 
San Marino vs Andorra: 5 reasons friendly between two of the world's worst teams is going to be EPIC
You may not have heard of the Olimpico di Serravalle - but on Wednesday night, it plays host to the biggest international match of 2017. OK, maybe not the biggest… and definitely not the best. But, regardless of what actually happens on the pitch, San Marino vs Andorra is going to be AMAZING. In terms of the standard of play, the friendly between the two infamous European minnows is unlikely   Read More ...
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Places: United Kingdom |  Andorra | 
San Marino y Andorra disputan este miércoles el denominado "partido más malo del mundo"
Un duelo histórico se vivirá este miércoles a las 14:30 horas de Chile (17:30 GMT) en Serravalle puesto que San Marino, una de las selecciones de peor rendimiento en los últimos años, recibirá a Andorra, elenco que tampoco es conocida por sumar buenos resultados. Eso sí, y pese a la dudosa calidad de estos equipos, el duelo bautizado como el denominado el "más malo del mundo" promete paridad, dado que   Read More ...
Places: Chile |  Andorra | 
Portugal v Latvia Betting: Oppose goals despite Ronaldo's recent good run
Despite the European champions winning big in their last two matches and being red-hot favourites to do so again, the smart money should go on a lower scoring game. Portugal have responded to the disappointment of losing their opening match of this qualifying campaign away to Switzerland by recording convincing back-to-back wins over Andorra and the Faroe Islands. The European champions were without Cristiano Ronaldo for the game in Basel,   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Faroe Islands |  Baltic |  Latvia |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra |  W. Europe |  Switzerland | 
Portugal bring Faroes down to earth
Portugal's Andre Silva scored a first-half hat-trick to set them on the way to a 6-0 demolition of the Faroe Islands in a World Cup qualifier on Monday, handing their opponents a reality check after they won in Latvia. Cristiano Ronaldo was also on target in the Group B game as Portugal hit six goals for the second time in four days following their rout of Andorra on Friday. Portugal   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Faroe Islands |  Baltic |  Latvia |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Nani ruled out of Faroe Islands clash
Valencia forward Nani has been ruled out of Portugal's World Cup qualifier away against the Faroe Islands on Monday due to injury, the Portuguese Football Federation said. Nani, 29, who played a starring role in Portugal's Euro 2016 triumph, already missed Portugal's 6-0 defeat of Andorra at home on Friday because of a muscle strain in his right leg. According to an evaluation by the Portuguese Football Federation's health department,   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Faroe Islands |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Santos demands full Portugal focus against Faroe Islands
The 61-year-old wants his men to cut out the mistakes they made in the landslide win over Andorra when they take on the Group B surprise packages. Portugal coach Fernando Santos has already turned his attentions to the Faroe Islands after their 6-0 thrashing of Andorra, telling his men not to underestimate their opponents. Cristiano Ronaldo struck four times, to go with goals from Joao Cancelo and Andre Silva, as   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Faroe Islands |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Ronaldo happy to be back after four
The Real Madrid star has had a difficult start to the 2016-17 campaign but made his return with Portugal in style by leading them to a 6-0 victory over Andorra. Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his satisfaction after returning to the Portugal team with four goals in their 6-0 victory over Andorra. Fernando Santos' side were beaten 2-0 by Switzerland in their first World Cup qualifier but were without talisman Ronaldo on   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra |  W. Europe |  Switzerland | 
Ronaldo hits four, France run riot
Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice in the opening four minutes on the way to a four-goal haul as European champions Portugal smashed Andorra 6-0 in World Cup qualifying on Friday, while France recovered from a goal down to thrash Bulgaria. The Real Madrid superstar was making his first appearance for Portugal since he was stretchered off injured and in tears from the final of Euro 2016 and he wasted no time   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  E. Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  France |  Andorra |  Bulgaria | 
Four-goal Ronaldo inspires Portugal
Cristiano Ronaldo scored four goals, including two in the first five minutes, to lead European champions Portugal to a 6-0 win over nine-man Andorra in their World Cup qualifier on Friday. It was the Portugal captain's fourth hat-trick for his country and the first time he has scored four in a match, taking his tally to 65 goals in 134 internationals. The win got Portugal off the mark in group   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra | 
Ronaldo back in Portugal squad
Cristiano Ronaldo was named in the Portugal squad on Thursday after recovering from a knee injury that wrecked his Euro 2016 final and is expected to start in the World Cup qualifiers against Andorra and the Faroe Islands. The European champions need the Real Madrid forward to start firing immediately after they suffered a 2-0 away defeat to Switzerland earlier this month to sit bottom of Group B after one   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  N. Europe |  Nordic |  Faroe Islands |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  Andorra |  W. Europe |  Switzerland | 
Javier Saviola set for Andorran adventure
After seeing a short spell at River Plate fall flat, the 34-year-old will begin work in the principality as a coach while he attempts to resume his playing career. Former Barcelona, Real Madrid and Argentina star Javier Saviola is taking an unexpected turn for the next step in his career, as he moves to tiny Andorra to continue playing. El Conejo failed to impress during a return to first club   Read More ...
Places: Argentina |  Andorra | 
Calm before storm as Tour quits Andorra
Leader Chris Froome and his Tour de France rivals will have a measure of respite as the peloton heads back to its homeland on Tuesday -- but not before a testing climb. The 197km 10th stage from Andorra to Revel begins with a long climb -- the Port d'Envalira is 22.6km long and crests the highest point on the Tour this year at 2 408-metres. Coming as it does   Read More ...
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Tags: Cycling | 
Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France |  Andorra | 
Porte rubbishes Froome favours talk
Richie Porte reacted angrily on Monday to suggestions he was helping Tour de France rival Chris Froome during a mountain-top finish in Andorra. The Australian was a Sky teammate of Froome's when the Briton won his two Tours in 2013 and last year. Now riding for BMC, Porte is in direct competition with Froome at the Tour and was one of only a handful of riders able to cross the   Read More ...
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Places: Oceania |  Australasia |  Australia |  Europe |  N.W. Europe |  United Kingdom |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  France |  Andorra | 
Dumoulin wins stage as hail pelts riders
Dutchman Tom Dumoulin braved Dantesque conditions in Andorra to win the ninth stage of the Tour de France on Sunday after a solo attack up the final climb. Defending champion Chris Froome crossed the line more than six minutes later alongside his main rivals to keep his grip on the race leader's yellow jersey. Portugal's Rui Costa was second at 38 seconds with Rafal Majka of Poland third at the   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  C. Europe |  Poland |  N.W. Europe |  Benelux |  Netherlands |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Portugal |  France |  Andorra | 
Contador pulls out of Tour de France
Two-time champion Alberto Contador sensationally quit the Tour de France on Sunday after succumbing to injuries and illness. The 33-year-old Spaniard climbed off his bike with just over 100km to ride on Sunday's ninth stage from Spain to Andorra. Contador was injured down his right side after crashing on both of the opening two stages and his Tinkoff team said he was also suffering from illness on Sunday morning.   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Spain |  France |  Andorra | 
Froome in yellow for Pyrenean test
Following his stroke of ingenuity on stage eight, Chris Froome knows he's in for a tough examination on Sunday's ninth stage of the Tour de France. Froome will be wearing yellow on the 184.5km stage that starts in Spain and finishes in Andorra, high up in the Pyrenees. Sizzling temperatures reaching 35 Celsius are expected in what will surely be the toughest day yet on the Tour, ending with   Read More ...
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Places: Europe |  S. Europe |  Iberia |  Spain |  France |  Andorra | 
Coleman frets over Wales form dip
Wales manager still Chris Coleman has warned his team against complacency ahead of this month's European Championship in France, following a slump in performances after they sealed qualification for the tournament. Wales' last win came in their final Euro 2016 qualifying game against Andorra in October and since that victory, Coleman's team have lost to the Netherlands and Ukraine, and drawn with Northern Ireland. "Since we qualified, if you look   Read More ...
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