Joao Moutinho

Born: September 8, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 5'6.5" (170cm)

Hometown: Portimao, Portugal
Nationality: Portugal Portuguese

Position: Centre-midfield
Team: Monaco (no. 8)
Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho with the ball against Germany in their Euro 2012 match on June 9, 2012
Career History
Senior2013-Monaco
International2005-Portugal
Sports Mole has 293 articles about Joao Moutinho. Articles 1 to 40:
Mario Mandzukic celebrates scoring with a fag up his nose during the Serie A game between Milan and Juventus on April 9, 2016
Result: Juventus ease into Champions League final with win over AS Monaco
Juventus book their place in the final of the Champions League courtesy of a 4-1 aggregate victory over AS Monaco, winning the second leg 2-1 in Turin.
May 9, 21:38
Fabinho celebrates scoring during the Ligue 1 game between PSG and Monaco on March 20, 2016
Team News: Fabinho missing for AS Monaco, Juventus make one change
AS Monaco make two changes for this evening's Champions League meeting with Juventus, while the Italian side go with one alteration from the semi-final first leg.
May 9, 18:45
Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri smiles during the UEFA Champions League group stage match between Juventus and Manchester City FC at Juventus Arena on November 25, 2015
Result: Gonzalo Higuain brace puts Juventus on brink of Champions League final
Gonzalo Higuain scores twice as Juventus put one foot in the final of the Champions League with a 2-0 win away at AS Monaco in the first leg of their semi-final.
May 3, 21:36
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo starts in Madeira homecoming
Portugal boss Fernando Santos makes 10 changes to his starting XI for the friendly against Sweden in Madeira, with Cristiano Ronaldo the only survivor from last time out.
Mar 28, 19:02
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo nets brace in Portugal win
Portugal return to within three points of Group B leaders Switzerland courtesy of a 3-0 win over Hungary in Saturday's 2018 World Cup qualification clash in Lisbon.
Mar 25, 21:35
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero during the FA Cup fifth-round match against Huddersfield Town on February 18, 2017
Team News: Pep Guardiola makes seven changes ahead of AS Monaco clash
Manchester City make seven changes from their FA Cup goalless draw at Huddersfield Town ahead of their Champions League last-16 first leg against AS Monaco.
Feb 21, 18:51
Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne celebrate after another Manchester City goal during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-3 AS Monaco - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 5-3 victory over AS Monaco in the Champions League.
Feb 21, 18:45
Portugal's forward Ricardo Quaresma celebrates with teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Result: Andre Silva hat-trick helps Portugal to victory over Faroe Islands
An Andre Silva hat-trick sets Portugal on their way to a crushing 6-0 victory against the Faroe Islands in Monday night's World Cup qualifier in Torshavn.
Oct 10, 21:37
Portugal's forward Ricardo Quaresma celebrates with teammate Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Result: Cristiano Ronaldo hits four in Portugal win
Portugal get their 2018 World Cup Group B qualification campaign back on track with a 6-0 win at home to nine-man Andorra on Friday night.
Oct 7, 21:37
Mauricio Pochettino applauds after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 AS Monaco - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of AS Monaco's 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.
Sep 14, 18:45
Monaco's Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho celebrates a goal during the Champions League football match Monaco (ASM) vs Bayer Leverkusen on September 16, 2014
Joao Moutinho: 'I was minutes away from joining Tottenham Hotspur in 2012'
Joao Moutinho says that he was "minutes" away from joining Tottenham Hotspur in August 2012.
Sep 14, 11:13
Monaco's Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho gestures during the French L1 football match between Bordeaux (FCGB) and Monaco (ASM) on August 17, 2014
Result: Paris Saint-Germain slump to first defeat of season
PSG see their 100% start to the season come to an end courtesy of a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Monaco at the Stade Louis II.
Aug 28, 21:45
Portugal's Renato Sanches vies with Estonia's Ilja Antonov during the international friendly on June 8, 2016
Team News: Renato Sanches starts for Portugal, Poland unchanged
Bayern Munich teenager Renato Sanches starts for Portugal in their Euro 2016 quarter-final against Poland at the Stade Velodrome.
Jun 30, 19:04
Luka Modric celebrates scoring during the Euro 2016 Group D game between Turkey and Croatia on June 12, 2016
Team News: Luka Modric, Mario Mandzukic return to Croatia XI
Mario Mandzukic and Luka Modric are named in Croatia's starting lineup to face Portugal at the Stade Bollaert-Delelis in Lens.
Jun 25, 19:20
Cristiano Ronaldo heads the ball towards goal during the Euro 2016 Group F match between Portugal and Austria on July 18, 2016
Result: Portugal, Austria play out goalless draw
Cristiano Ronaldo misses from the penalty spot as Portugal draw 0-0 with Austria in Saturday night's Euro 2016 Group F clash in Paris.
Jun 18, 21:54
Cristiano Ronaldo during the Euro 2016 Group F game between Portugal and Iceland on June 14, 2016
Result: Iceland hold Portugal to draw in Group F clash
Portugal begin their Euro 2016 challenge with a 1-1 draw against Iceland in Group F's clash in Saint-Etienne.
Jun 14, 21:52
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo controls the ball during the friendly against Estonia on June 8, 2016
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo captains Portugal in Euro 2016 opener against Iceland
Cristiano Ronaldo leads the line for Portugal as they get their Euro 2016 Group F campaign underway against Iceland in Saint-Etienne.
Jun 14, 19:15
Chris Smalling of England celebrates as he scores against Portugal at Wembley Stadium on June 2, 2016
Result: England edge past 10-man Portugal
Chris Smalling scores an 86th-minute winner as England edge to a narrow victory over 10-man Portugal in their final Euro 2016 warm-up match at Wembley.
Jun 2, 21:39
Monaco's Jeremy Toulalan celebrates after his team scored against Lorient on January 17, 2016
Result: Monaco climb to second in Ligue 1
Monaco move up to second in Ligue 1 after a hard-fought win over Lorient.
Jan 17, 15:01
Monaco's Ivoirian forward Lacina Traore (L) vies with Saint-Etienne's French defender Loïc Perrin (R) the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Saint Etienne (ASSE) on december 13, 2015 at the 'Louis II Stadium' in Monaco.
Result: Fabinho penalty seals win for AS Monaco
A penalty from Fabinho gives AS Monaco a 1-0 win over Saint-Etienne in Ligue 1, moving the team up to second in the table.
Dec 13, 14:51
A general view inside the ground prior to the UEFA Champions League quarter-final second leg match between AS Monaco FC and Juventus at Stade Louis II on April 22, 2015 in Monaco, Monaco.
Half-Time Report: AS Monaco, Saint-Etienne still goalless
AS Monaco and Saint-Etienne remain level at half time following a goalless first half in their Ligue 1 clash at Stade Louis II.
Dec 13, 13:47
Monaco's Portuguese midfielder Joao Moutinho celebrates a goal during the Champions League football match Monaco (ASM) vs Bayer Leverkusen on September 16, 2014
Report: Juventus want Joao Moutinho
A report claims that Juventus want to sign AS Monaco's experienced midfielder Joao Moutinho in the January transfer window.
Dec 1, 13:31
Monaco's Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco between and Nantes on november 21, 2015 at the'Louis II Stadium in Monaco.
Result: Monaco move into second after Nantes win
Mario Pasalic scores the only goal as Monaco move into second place after a 1-0 win against Nantes.
Nov 21, 21:02
Monaco's Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic scores a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) against Angers (ASCO) on November 1, 2015, at the Louis II stadium in Monaco.
Result: AS Monaco beat Angers to close gap on top three
AS Monaco claim a 1-0 win over Angers thanks to a first-half strike from on-loan forward Mario Pasalic.
Nov 1, 17:55
Monaco's Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic scores a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) against Angers (ASCO) on November 1, 2015, at the Louis II stadium in Monaco.
Half-Time Report: Mario Pasalic fires AS Monaco ahead
AS Monaco lead Angers 1-0 at half time courtesy of Mario Pasalic's strike 35 minutes in.
Nov 1, 16:47
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette vies with Monaco's Croatian midfielder Mario Pasalic (R) during the French L1 football match between Monaco (ASM) and Lyon (OL) on October 16, 2015 at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco
Result: Rafael strikes late to deny Monaco
Rafael scores a late equaliser as Lyon earn a 1-1 draw against AS Monaco at Stade Louis II.
Oct 16, 21:23
Mario Pasalic of AS Monaco celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round 1st leg match between BSC Young Boys and AS Monaco at Stade de Suisse on July 28, 2015
Half-Time Report: Mario Pasalic heads Monaco in front
Mario Pasalic's header earns Monaco a 1-0 lead over Lyon after the first half at Stade Louis II.
Oct 16, 20:20
Monaco's French midfielder Jeremy Toulalan (R) vies for the ball with Leverkusen's forward Stefan Kiessling (2nd L) during the Champions League football match on September 16, 2014
Team News: Jeremy Toulalan starts in AS Monaco defence
Jeremy Toulalan is selected in the Monaco defence as they welcome Lyon to the Stade Louis II.
Oct 16, 19:18
Nani (C) of Portugal celebrates scoring a goal with team mates Miguel Veloso (R) and Danilo (L) during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Serbia and Portugal at the Stadium FC Partizan in Belgrade on October 11, 2015.
Result: Joao Moutinho stunner sinks nine-man Serbia
Joao Moutinho scores a late winner as Portugal beat nine-man Serbia in their final Euro 2016 qualifier.
Oct 11, 18:53
Ricardo Quaresma (R) of Portugal in action against Nemanja Matic (L) of Serbia during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match between Serbia and Portugal at the Stadium FC Partizan in Belgrade on October 11, 2015.
Live Commentary: Serbia 1-2 Portugal - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of the Euro 2016 Group I qualifier between Serbia and Portugal in Belgrade, which ended in 2-1 away win.
Oct 11, 16:30
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Team News: Cristiano Ronaldo rested for Serbia qualifier
Portugal rest Cristiano Ronaldo for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Serbia in Belgrade, having already secured a place at next year's finals.
Oct 11, 16:10
Portugal's players celebrate as they pose with a Portuguese flag at the end of the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Result: Portugal progress to Euro 2016 with win over Denmark
Portugal progress to Euro 2016 with a slender 1-0 victory over Denmark in Group I.
Oct 8, 21:38
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Half-Time Report: Portugal, Denmark all square at break
Portugal and Denmark have been unable to break the deadlock in the first half of their Euro 2016 Group I qualifier which remains 0-0.
Oct 8, 20:33
Portugal's forward Cristiano Ronaldo (L) vies with Denmark's defender Lars Jacobsen during the Euro 2016 qualifying football match Portugal vs Denmark at the Municipal stadium in Braga on October 8, 2015.
Live Commentary: Portugal 1-0 Denmark - as it happened
Relive all the action as Portugal secure qualification to Euro 2016 as Group I winners by beating Denmark 1-0 at the Estadio Municipal in Braga.
Oct 8, 19:13
Christian Eriksen in action for Tottenham Hotspur on November 23, 2014
Team News: Christian Eriksen returns for Denmark
Christian Eriksen returns to the Denmark starting XI for their final Euro 2016 qualifier against Portugal in Braga.
Oct 8, 18:53
Nacer Chadli of Tottenham Hotspur (R) celebrates with Tommy Carroll (C) and Harry Kane (L) as Calum Chambers of Arsenal scores an own goal foe their first goal during the Capital One Cup third round match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at White Har
Team News: Tottenham Hotspur make three changes for AS Monaco clash
Tottenham Hotspur make three changes to their side for the Europa League clash with AS Monaco.
Oct 1, 17:08
Monaco's Italian forward Stephan El Shaarawy celebrates after scoring the 4-0 during the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg football match between AS Monaco vs BSC Young Boys on August 4, 2015
Team News: AS Monaco's Stephan El Shaarawy, Joao Moutinho dropped for Montpellier HSC clash
Monaco pair Stephan El Shaarawy and Joao Moutinho are left out of the starting XI for the Ligue 1 match at Montpellier.
Sep 24, 17:13
Stefano Okaka of Sampdoria celebrates after scoring the goal 1-2 during the serie A match between US Sassuolo Calcio and UC Sampdoria at Mapei Stadium on March 26, 2014
Team News: Stefano Okaka leads Anderlecht attack
Anderlecht start their Europa League group encounter against Monaco with summer signing Stefano Okaka operating up front.
Sep 17, 19:11
Albania's forward Odise Roshi (L) vies with Portugal's defender Fabio Coentrao during the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying football match on September 7, 2014
Preview: Albania vs. Portugal
Sports Mole looks ahead to Monday night's top-of-the-table clash in Euro 2016 qualifying Group I between Albania and Portugal.
Sep 5, 13:03
Angel di Maria greets fans prior to PSG's game with Ajaccio on August 16, 2015
Team News: Angel di Maria named on bench for Monaco visit
Angel di Maria could make his Paris Saint-Germain debut after being named on the bench for the Ligue 1 visit to AS Monaco.
Aug 30, 19:11



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2MonacoMonaco961224121219
3Saint-EtienneSt Etienne9522139417
4Marseille95221815317
5NantesNantes952276117
6Lyon94412015516
7Bordeaux94411614216
8Caen950476115
9GuingampGuingamp94141112-113
10Angers92611411312
11Montpellier HSCMontpellier933376112
12Troyes933399012
13Toulouse93241015-511
14Nice93151214-210
15Rennes91351115-46
16Lille8134613-76
17AmiensAmiens8206411-76
18Dijon91351119-86
19StrasbourgStrasbourg9135917-86
20Metz9108417-133