Alex Telles' extra-time penalty sends Porto into Champions League last eight

Spaniard Monchi took over as AS Roma sporting director in April 2017More

A 2-1 win in Rome was undone as the Portuguese outfit matched that result in 90 minutes to take the game to extra-time before Alex Telles scored a penalty that sent them through and avoided the lottery of a shootout.

Club president Jim Pallotta said: "On behalf of myself and everyone at AS Roma, I'd like to thank Eusebio for his work and his commitment". Subscribe to our SMS sports service by texting "SPORTS" to 22840.

Marega won possession, exchanged passes with Jesus Corona and slipped the ball inside for Tiquinho Soares, a Brazilian journeyman playing at his 14th professional club, to turn in from point-blank range.

Roma have announced the sacking of Eusebio Di Francesco as club manager.

"Last year we asked for VAR in the Champions League because we got screwed in the semi-final and tonight, they've got VAR and we still get robbed", he said via Roma's Twitter account. "We all wish him well for the future".

Although Roma are fifth in Serie A, they have had a rollercoaster season with defeats by Udinese, Bologna and SPAL, all teams in the lower half of the table.

North Korea Reportedly Rebuilding Structures at Rocket Launch Area
In a statement, the two men described the move as part of a larger effort to make the Korean peninsula free from nuclear weapons. Both the launch pad and engine test stand were in about the same condition since last August, according to the 38 North report.

"We've got to accept it, even if the way it happened is awful to take", said De Rossi.

The second legs of the Champions League round of 16, will begin this midweek.

Di Francesco led a 3rd place Serie A run last season, losing in the Coppa Italia Round of 16, and the UCL semifinals v.

However, it looks likely that Ranieri will take over at Roma, despite having a less than stellar record since leaving Leicester City.

The 67-year-old Italian's brief spell as manager of Premier League strugglers Fulham ended last month after only four months in charge.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top An open letter to the Jonas Brothers: We really missed you
Mar 08, 2019 - 10:58
Nick had a hilarious response to this. "Basically a year ago we started talking about making a documentary together", says Nick . Although you really crushed some hearts (literally stomped on them), we can't deny the power couple you and Priyanka make.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Milestone: Capsule with dummy aboard docks at space station
Mar 08, 2019 - 10:56
Musk continues and says "And I think it'd be pretty cool if people went to space station on an American vehicle as well". The only passenger was a life-size test dummy, named Ripley after the lead character in the " Alien " movies.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top SpaceX launches rocket bound for International Space Station
Mar 08, 2019 - 10:44
Boeing's CST-100 Starliner capsule could undergo its first uncrewed test flight in April. "That would be pretty cool", he said. It docked autonomously, instead of relying on the station's robot arm for help. "Welcome to the new era in space flight".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy
Mar 08, 2019 - 10:26
China aims to increase lending to small companies by large commercial banks by more than 30 per cent this year, the premier said. Li also warned at the congress meeting that the trade war with the us has had a negative impact on business activities in China.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Man linked to murdered Sydney dentist dead
Mar 08, 2019 - 03:54
The head-on collision, around 340 kilometres from where Preethi's body was found, is believed to have been deliberate. She was seen buying two bottles of water and walking towards the street where she was apparently staying at a hotel.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Macron publishes platform for European elections calling for EU police state
Mar 07, 2019 - 12:30
An EU-wide minimum wage "appropriate to each country". "In this Europe, the United Kingdom will - I am sure - find its place". He also urged for a swift start to the "European renaissance" that France's Emmanuel Macron had called for, Reuters reports .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top China blocks some Canada canola shipments, Ottawa expresses concern
Mar 07, 2019 - 11:41
Ms Meng faces a May 8 hearing in Vancouver, where she was arrested while changing planes. The U.S. and China have tried to keep Meng's case separate from the trade dispute.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Some Canadian radio stations have stopped playing Michael Jackson songs
Mar 07, 2019 - 11:19
There had been persistent rumours throughout Jackson's life, but no allegations were ever substantiated. The abuse alleged in the film was so appalling there were counsellors on hand for traumatised viewers.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 'I’m Not a Devil!' R. Kelly’s Explosive Interview with Gayle King
Mar 07, 2019 - 10:08
The 52-year-old is facing 70 years in prison after being indicted on 10 counts of aggravated criminal sexual abuse on February 22. Kelly the entertainer, and Robert Kelly the man". "It has been his modus operandi for decades and part of his abuse".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top May's hopes rise as senior Tory MPs soften stand on Brexit deal
Mar 07, 2019 - 08:28
But EU leaders have also mooted a longer delay, even though that would risk interfering with European Parliament elections due in May.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Trump again slams Cohen, Democrats: 'I am an innocent man'
Mar 06, 2019 - 15:35
He said he was being "sarcastic" when he asked Russian Federation to find Clinton's emails and was having fun with his audience. Later he tweeted that Democrats were trying to switch from collusion to some other reason to impeach him.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Top 100 most polluted cities in 2018
Mar 06, 2019 - 15:33
Beijing ranks now as the 122nd most polluted city in the world in 2018 and China, the 12th most polluted country in the world. "Air pollution steals our livelihoods and our futures", said Yeb Sano, executive director of Greenpeace Southeast Asia.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Samsung said to be working on two more foldable phones
Mar 06, 2019 - 15:31
The newly announced Galaxy Fold does fold inward like a clamshell as well but it does so horizontally like a laptop. The vertically folding device is reportedly planned for an unveiling either late this year or early next year.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Harry Kane: Tottenham Need To Learn How To Win Big Matches
Mar 06, 2019 - 14:58
Dortmund were resigned to their fate long before the final whistle, but still kept on going right until the very end. Of course we suffered a bit but it's ok and we fully deserved to be to be in the quarter-final.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Major Moments From The Official ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 8 Trailer
Mar 06, 2019 - 14:40
I don't know if we were crying because we were sad it was ending or if we were crying because it was so f**king tiring. Earlier today, the folks at HBO hit up the Internet with the first trailer for Game of Thrones season eight .