PONTA DELGADA. Famalicão overcomes Santa Clara 3-1. Famalicão was much superior in terms of ball possession (61%) and that was among the factors of its victory.
Famalicão remained in 9 people redcard Ygor Nogueira (76′ for a red card) and J. Cádiz (78′ for a red card) were sent off.
Gabriel Silva missed a decisive penalty (34′). That would have allowed Santa Clara to draw the match.
The match was played at the Estádio de São Miguel stadium in Ponta Delgada on Sunday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was André Filipe Domingues Narciso with the help of Paulo Ricardo Duarte Brás and Vasco Marques. The 4th official was Hugo Serafim Coelho Magalhães Silva. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 15.4 degrees Celsius or 59.72 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 77%.
- ! 39 Ball Possession 61
- 16 Total 17
- 7 On Target 7
- 6 Off Target 5
- 3 Shots blocked 5
- 87 Attack 111
- 48 Dangerous attack 39
- 94 Ball safe 96
- 2 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 6
- 22 Total 19
- 2 Yellow Cards 3
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 1 Red Card 1
- 4 Substitutions 4
Famalicão had a strong ball possession 61% while Santa Clara was struggling with a 39% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Santa Clara was putting more pressure with 48 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 7 were on target. Anyhow, Famalicão was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Santa Clara shot 16 times, 7 on target, 6 off target. Regarding the opposition, Famalicão shot 17 times, 7 on target, 5 off target.
Santa Clara received 2 yellow cards (Adriano Firmino and Xavi Quintillà). Talking about the opposition, Famalicão received 3 yellow cards (Z. Youssouf, Francisco Moura and Leandro Sanca).
Also, Famalicão didn’t finish the match with 11 players after
After playing this match, Santa Clara will stay with 15 points to remain in the 16th place. Regarding the opposition, Famalicão will have 24 points like Rio Ave to remain in the 13th place.
In the next match in the Liga Portugal, Santa Clara will play away with Marítimo on the 25th of February with a 5-3 head to head in favor of Marítimo (2 draws).
Famalicão will host Portimonense on the 24th of February with a 6-0 head to head in favor of Portimonense (2 draws).
Santa Clara – Formation
Santa Clara started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager António Jorge Rocha Simão decided to play with the following team: Gabriel Batista, Nanú , Ygor Nogueira , Ítalo , Xavier Quintilla , Gabriel Silva , Kento Misao , Adriano Firmino , Rildo , Kyosuke Tagawa and Bruno Almeida .
The home team had on the bench: Diogo Calila, Matheus Babi, Victor Bobsin , Paulo Henrique, Filip Stevanović , Marcos Díaz, Costinha, Andrézinho and Paulo.
Santa Clara made 4 changes: Adriano Firmino for Victor Bobsin (52′), Bruno Almeida for Filip Stevanović (70′), Rildo for Matheus Babi (82′) and K. Tagawa for Paulo Eduardo Ferreira Godinho (82′).
Best player: Xavier Quintilla
The player that probably impressed the most for Santa Clara was Xavier Quintilla.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (78% accurate) and 2 key passes. He performed 6 crosses.
Famalicão – Formation
Famalicão started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
João Pedro Borges de Sousa played with: Luiz Júnior, Alexandre Penetra , Riccieli , Enea Mihaj , Francisco Moura , Zaydou Youssouf , Santiago Colombatto , Mihai Alexandru Dobre , Ivo Rodrigues , Iván Jaime and Jhonder Cádiz .
They had on the bench: Leandro Sanca, Rúben Lima, Gustavo Assunção, Pablo Felipe, André Simões, Ivan Zlobin, Gustavo Sá, Martín Aguirregabiria and Denílson.
Famalicão made 4 changes: A. Dobre for Denílson (84′), Iván Jaime for Martín Aguirregabiria (86′), Ivo Rodrigues for L. Baldé Sanca (90′) and Z. Youssouf for Gustavo Assunção (90′).
Best player: Luiz Júnior
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Famalicão was the goalkeeper: Luiz Júnior. His rating is 8.13. He saved 1 penalty. He performed 5 saves.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Liga Portugal.
- Sporting Braga – Arouca – 2-0
- Santa Clara – Famalicão – 1-3
- Casa Pia – Vitória SC – 0-0