Matches against Sporting Clube de Portugal
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|Sporting Clube de Portugal|
|Nickname|| Sportinguistas Leões (Lions)|
(Green and White)
|Founded||1 July 1906|
|Ground||Estádio José Alvalade|
Sporting Clube de Portugal, known in England as Sporting Lisbon, is a Portuguese multi-sports club based in Lisbon. Founded on 1 July 1906 it is one of the "Três Grandes" (The Big Three) football clubs in Portugal. Sporting was also one of the founding members of the Primeira Liga in 1933 and, together with Benfica and Porto, the club has never been relegated from the First Division of Portuguese football. Sporting is the third most successful Portuguese football club with 44 titles in Portuguese Domestic competitions and one international title (the European Cup Winners' Cup in 1963-64). Chelsea first met Sporting in the 2014-15 UEFA Champions League group stage, the Blues winning home and away.