Sporting CP defeats Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

ALCOCHETE. Sporting CP beats Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-0 win with a goal from Paulinho (90') and a goal from A. Gomes (90').

Sporting CP defeats Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS, Interview

ALCOCHETE. Sporting CP beats Tottenham Hotspur with a 2-0 win with a goal from Paulinho (90′) and a goal from A. Gomes (90′).

The match was played at the CGD Stadium Aurélio Pereira stadium in Alcochete on Tuesday and it started at 5:45 pm local time. The referee was Srđan Jovanović who had the assistance of Uroš Stojković and Milan Mihajlović. The 4th official was Novak Simović. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant at 21.3 degrees Celsius or 70.36 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 76%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 55 Ball Possession 45
Shots
  • 12 Total 12
  • 6 On Target 5
  • 6 Off Target 7
  • 3 Shots blocked 2
  • 84 Attack 109
  • 28 Dangerous attack 63
  • 109 Ball safe​ 67
  • 15 Free Kicks 11
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 5
  • 1 Off Sides 5
Fouls
  • 11 Total 10
  • 2 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 1

Ball possession

Sporting CP had a superior ball possession 55% while Tottenham Hotspur was struggling with a 45% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Tottenham Hotspur was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. Anyhow, Sporting CP found a way to find the solution to win this match.​

Sporting CP shot 12 times, 6 on target, 6 off target. On the opposite side, Tottenham Hotspur shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Sporting CP received 2 yellow cards (H. Morita and M. Reis). On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur received 3 yellow cards (R. Bentancur, Emerson Royal and P. Hojbjerg).

Match Timeline

61'
R. Bentancur- Yellow
H. Morita- Yellow
63'
S. Alexandropoulos- sub ->H. Morita
71'
72'
D. Kulusevski- sub ->Son Heung-Min
M. Reis- Yellow
75'
Paulinho- sub ->Trincao
76'
81'
Emerson Royal- Yellow
84'
P. Hojbjerg- Yellow
Paulinho(goal)Pedro Goncalves
90'
Arthur Gomes- sub ->M. Edwards
90'
R. Esgaio- sub ->N. Santos
90'
Arthur Gomes(goal)
90'

Standings

Standings

Group A

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
6
2
3
2

Group B

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

Group C

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
3
2

Group D

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5

Group E

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
4
2
2
2
1
2

Group F

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group G

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
1
2

Group H

Team
Pts
Pl
Last 5
0
2

After playing this contest, Sporting CP has 6 points to occupy the 1st place in the table. On the other side, Tottenham Hotspur stays with 3 points (2nd).

Next matches

In the next match in the Champions League, Sporting CP will play away against Tottenham Hotspur on the 26th of October with a 1-0 head to head stats in favor of Sporting CP (0 draws).

Tottenham Hotspur will play away agasint Eintracht Frankfurt on the 4th of October with a 0-0 head to head stats.

Sporting CP – Formation

Sporting CP
G
8.3
D
S. Coates Nión 4.Uruguay
7.3
D
M. Reis 2.Brazil
7.1
75'
D
G. Inácio 25.Portugal
7.6
M
P. Porro 24.Spain
6.2
M
N. Santos 11.Portugal
7.0
90'
M
M. Ugarte Ribeiro 15.Uruguay
7.3
M
H. Morita 5.Japan
6.4
71' 63'
F
Pote 28.Portugal
7.4
F
M. Edwards 10.England
6.7
90'
F
F. Trincão 17.Portugal
7.1
76'
Substitutes
G
F. Israel 12.Uruguay
G
A. Paulo 22.Portugal
D
J. Martinez 63.Spain
D
R. Esgaio 47.Portugal
90'
M
D. Costa 16.Portugal
M
6.3
71'
F
F. Jacinto 71.Portugal
F
Paulinho 20.Portugal
8.6
76' Goals90'
F
A. Issahaku 18.Ghana
F
A. Gomes 33.Brazil
90' Goals90'

Sporting CP started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Ruben Filipe Marques Amorim decided to play with the following team: Antonio Adán (8.3), Gonçalo Inácio (7.6), Sebastián Coates (7.3), Matheus Reis (7.1), Pedro Porro (6.2), Manuel Ugarte (7.3), Hidemasa Morita (6.4), Nuno Santos (7.0), Francisco Trincão (7.1), Marcus Edwards (6.7) and Pedro Gonçalves (7.4).

The home team had on the bench: Flávio Nazinho, Rochinha, F. Israel, André Paulo, Paulinho (8.6), José Martínez, Ricardo Esgaio, I. Fatawu, Sotiris Alexandropoulos (6.3) and Arthur Gomes.

Substitutions

Sporting CP made 4 changes: H. Morita for S. Alexandropoulos (71′), Trincao for Paulinho (76′), M. Edwards for Arthur Gomes (90′) and N. Santos for R. Esgaio (90′).

Best player: Paulinho​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Sporting CP was Paulinho.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 6 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 2.

His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 76′.

Tottenham Hotspur – Formation

Tottenham Hotspur
G
H. Lloris 1.France
6.9
D
B. Davies 33.Wales
6.6
D
E. Dier 15.England
6.8
D
C. Romero 17.Argentina
6.6
M
Emerson 12.Brazil
7.1
81'
M
I. Perišić 14.Croatia
7.4
M
P. Højbjerg 5.Denmark
6.6
84'
M
7.1
61'
F
H. Son 7.Korea Republic
6.8
72'
F
H. Kane 10.England
6.9
F
R. de Andrade 9.Brazil
6.2
Substitutes
G
F. Forster 20.England
D
D. Sánchez 6.Colombia
D
J. Tanganga 25.England
D
C. Lenglet 34.France
D
M. Doherty 2.Republic of Ireland
D
D. Spence 24.England
M
D. Kulusevski 21.Sweden
6.2
72'
M
H. White 42.England
M
K. Sessegnon 19.England
M
O. Skipp 4.England
M
Y. Bissouma 38.Mali
F
B. Gil 11.Spain

Tottenham Hotspur started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

Antonio Conte played with: Hugo Lloris (6.9), Cristian Romero (6.6), Eric Dier (6.8), Ben Davies (6.6), Emerson Royal (7.1), Pierre-Emile Højbjerg (6.6), Rodrigo Bentancur (7.1), Ivan Perišić (7.4), Richarlison (6.2), Heung-min Son (6.8) and Harry Kane (6.9).

The following players were sitting on the bench: Dejan Kulusevski (6.2), H. White, D. Sánchez, J. Tanganga, R. Sessegnon, Bryan Gil, C. Lenglet, O. Skipp, F. Forster, Y. Bissouma, M. Doherty and D. Spence.

Substitutions

Tottenham Hotspur made only 1 change substituting Son Heung-Min for D. Kulusevski (72′)​.

Best player: Ivan Perišić​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Tottenham Hotspur was Ivan Perišić.

His rating is (7.4) with 35 passes (74% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 10 duels out of 16. He performed 9 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League.​