PAçOS DE FERREIRA. Paços de Ferreira and Sporting Braga didn’t manage to score any goal on Saturday. Sporting Braga was not able to win even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%)..
The match was played at the Estádio da Capital do Móvel stadium in Paços de Ferreira on Saturday and it started at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Willy Delajod that was helped by Benjamin Pages and Philippe Jeanne. The 4th official was João António Ferreira Gonçalves. The weather was clouds. The temperature was pleasant at 24 degrees Celsius or 75.13 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 64%.
Paços de Ferreira started with a conservative line-up. On the other side, Sporting Braga adopted for an extremely aggressive formation (3-4-3).
Paços de Ferreira – Formation
António Jorge Rocha Simão decided to play with the following team: André Ferreira, Fernando Fonseca , Flávio Ramos , Maracás , Vitorino Antunes , Hélder Ferreira , Luiz Carlos , Stephen Eustáquio , Lucas Silva , Nuno Santos and Denílson .
The home team had on the bench: Douglas Tanque, Rui Pires, João Pedro Silva, Jorge Silva , Uilton , Matchoi Djaló , Marco Baixinho, Jeimes and Juan Delgado .
Paços de Ferreira could not rely on the presence of Ze Uilton (injured) and J. Silva (injured).
Best player: Vitorino Antunes
The player that probably impressed the most for Paços de Ferreira was Vitorino Antunes.
His rating iswith 0 goals, 39 passes (66% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 13. He performed 13 crosses.
Sporting Braga – Formation
On the other side, João Mario Rocha Simão played with: Matheus, Vítor Tormena , Paulo Oliveira , Diogo Leite , Yan Couto , Mutassim Al Musrati , André Horta , Fábio Martins , Ricardo Horta , Mario González and Chiquinho .
They had on the bench: Jean-Baptiste Gorby, Fabiano, Francisco Moura, Tiago Sá, Bruno Rodrigues, Wenderson Galeno , Lucas Mineiro , Abel Ruíz and Lucas Piazón .
Best player: Matheus
The player that probably impressed the most for Sporting Braga was the goalkeeper: Matheus. His rating is 8.15. He performed 0 saves.
- 44 Ball Possession 56
- 10 Total 9
- 4 On Target 2
- 6 Off Target 7
- 3 Shots blocked 3
- 57 Attack 70
- 26 Dangerous attack 44
- 70 Ball safe 74
- 0 Penalties 0
- 12 Corners 5
- 1 Off Sides 2
- 13 Total 15
- 2 Yellow Cards 0
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Sporting Braga was in firm control of the ball 56% while Paços de Ferreira was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Sporting Braga was extremely more aggressive with 44 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 2 were on target. However, that was not enough Sporting Braga to win the match.
Paços de Ferreira shoot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Sporting Braga shoot 9 times, 2 on target, 7 off target.
Paços de Ferreira received 2 yellow cards (C. Luiz and V. Antunes). On the other side, Sporting Braga didn’t receive any yellow card.
After this match, Paços de Ferreira will have 7 points to stay in the 7th place. On the other side, Sporting Braga will have 8 points to stay in the 5th place.
In the next match in the Primeira Liga, Paços de Ferreira will play away Vizela on the 19th of September with a 0-0 head to head record. Sporting Braga will host Tondela on the 20th of September with a 10-2 head to head in favor of Sporting Braga (0 draw).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Primeira Liga.
- Sporting CP – Porto – 1-1
- Paços de Ferreira – Sporting Braga – 0-0
- Santa Clara – Benfica – 0-5