AROUCA. Arouca tops Estoril 2-0 after O. Dabbagh scores 2 goals.
The match was played at the Estádio Municipal de Arouca stadium in Arouca on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was João Pedro Silva Pinheiro who had the assistance of Bruno Miguel Alves Jesus and Luciano António Gomes Maia. The 4th official was Humberto Teixeira. The weather was rainy. The temperature was hot at 25.3 degrees Celsius or 77.54 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 92%.
The overall ball possession was the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
The ball possession was not so different. Arouca was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Estoril that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Arouca was putting more pressure with 45 dangerous attacks and 17 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Arouca won the match.
Arouca shot 17 times, 7 on target, 10 off target. Talking about the opposition, Estoril shot 15 times, 4 on target, 11 off target.
Arouca received 2 yellow cards (Alan Ruiz and Quaresma). On the other side, Estoril received 1 yellow card (James Léa Siliki).
After playing this match, Arouca will have 22 points to remain in the 7th place. On the other side, Estoril will stay with 16 points to remain in the 14th place.
In the next match in the Liga Portugal, Arouca will play away against Chaves on the 15th of January with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Chaves (2 draws).
Estoril will host Casa Pia on the 16th of January with a 0-0 head to head.
Arouca – Formation
Arouca adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Armando Evangelista Macedo Freitas decided to play with the following team: Ignacio de Arruabarrena, Tiago Esgaio , João Basso , Jerome Opoku , Mateus Quaresma , Ismaila Soro , David Simão , Antony Alves , Alan Ruiz , Morlaye Sylla and Oday Dabbagh .
The home team had on the bench: Weverson, Pedro Moreira, Nino Galović, Yaw Moses, Arsénio Nunes, Bruno Marques , João Valido, Oriol Busquets and Bogdan Milovanov.
Arouca made 4 changes: Morlaye Sylla for Weverson (71′), Oday Dabbagh for Bruno Marques (78′), Bruno Pinto for Oriol Busquets (88′) and Antony for Arsénio (88′).
Best player: Oday Dabbagh
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Arouca was Oday Dabbagh.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 17 passes (82% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 10.
Estoril – Formation
Also Estoril adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Nelson Alexandre da Silva Veríssimo played with: Daniel Figueira, Tiago Santos , Edson Mexer , Bernardo Vital , Joãozinho , Mor Ndiaye , João Carvalho , Tiago Gouveia , James Léa Siliki , Rodrigo Martins and Gilson Tavares .
They had on the bench: Lucas Áfrico, Pedro Álvaro, Tiago Araújo, João Gamboa, Mabrouk Rouai, Serginho, Yusuf Bamidele , Pedro Silva and João Carlos .
Estoril made 4 changes: Tiago Santos Carvalho for João Carlos (46′), João Carvalho for B. Yusuf (61′), Tiago Gouveia for Tiago Araújo (80′) and Mor Ndiaye for João Gamboa (80′).
Best player: James Léa Siliki
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Estoril was James Léa Siliki.
His rating iswith 19 passes (63% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 16. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga Portugal.