PORTIMãO. Portimonense and Santa Clara didn’t manage to score any goal on Friday. Portimonense was truly better in terms of ball possession (75%).
The match was played at the Estádio Municipal de Portimão stadium in Portimão on Friday and it started at 8:15 pm local time. The referee was Rui Manuel Gomes Costa who was helped by João Alexandre Bessa Silva and José Carlos Silva Martins. The 4th official was João Pedro Silva Pinho. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.11 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 82%.
Portimonense had a strong ball possession 75% while Santa Clara was struggling with a 25% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Portimonense was more pushing with 100 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 4 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Portimonense to win the match.
Portimonense shot 22 times, 4 on target, 18 off target. On the opposite side, Santa Clara shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Portimonense received 2 yellow cards (Yago Cariello and Moustapha Seck). Regarding the opposition, Santa Clara received 4 yellow cards (Adriano Firmino, Pierre Sagna, Matheus Babi and Gabriel Batista).
Also, Santa Clara didn’t end the match with 11 players after Pierre Sagna (Santa Clara) was sent off after receiving a second yellow card (28′).
After this encounter, Portimonense will have 20 points like Rio Ave, Chaves and Boavista to sit in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Santa Clara will have 14 points to sit in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Liga Portugal, Portimonense will play away with Boavista on the 29th of January with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Boavista (3 draws).
Santa Clara will play away agasint Casa Pia on the 29th of January with a 0-0 head to head stats.
Portimonense – Formation
Portimonense started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Paulo Sérgio Bento Brito decided to play with the following team: Kosuke Nakamura, Fahd Moufi , Pedrão , Filipe Relvas , Moustapha Seck , Gustavo Klismahn , Paulo Estrela , Mohamed Diaby , Zié Ouattara , Welinton Junior and Yago Cariello .
The home team had on the bench: Ricardo Matos, Luquinha, Adewale Sapara, Henrique Jocu, Mateus Oliveira, Bruno Reis, Bryan Rochez , Yong-hak Kim and Rui Gomes .
Portimonense made 4 changes: Klismahn for Luquinha (46′), Yago Cariello for Bryan Róchez (72′), Paulo Estrela for Rui Gomes (76′) and Z. Ouattara for Ricardo Matos (88′).
Best player: Filipe Relvas
The most impressive player for Portimonense was Filipe Relvas.
His rating iswith 103 passes (84% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 11 duels out of 14. He performed 2 crosses.
Santa Clara – Formation
Santa Clara started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
António Jorge Rocha Simão played with: Gabriel Batista, Pierre Sagna , Kennedy Boateng , Ítalo , Paulo Henrique , Adriano Firmino , Kento Misao , Gabriel Silva , Bruno Almeida , Matheus Araújo and Matheus Babi .
These were the players on the bench: Allano, Cristian Tassano , Anderson Carvalho , Rildo, Costinha, Kyosuke Tagawa, Xavier Quintilla, Ricardo Fernandes and Ricardinho.
Santa Clara made 4 changes: Bruno Almeida for Cristian Tassano (30′), Gabriel Silva for Allano (68′), Adriano Firmino for Anderson Carvalho (81′) and MT for Ricardinho (80′).
Best player: Matheus Araújo
The player that probably impressed the most for Santa Clara was Matheus Araújo.
His rating iswith 17 passes (82% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 20. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga Portugal.