Liga Portugal: Chaves steals a draw versus Boavista

PORTO. Chaves managed to snatch a late draw against Boavista with a late goal from Jô.

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PORTO. Chaves was able to snatch a draw against Boavista with a late goal from Jô scored in the (88′) after Boavista got a lead with a goal from Y. Njie (27′).

The match was played at the Estádio do Bessa Século XXI stadium in Porto on Monday and it started at 8:15 pm local time. The referee was João Pedro Silva Pinheiro with the help of Tiago José Pereira Costa and Luís Carlos Lopes da Costa. The 4th official was Pedro Alexandre Duarte Ferreira. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 6 degrees Celsius or 42.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 72%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Boavista was in possession of the ball for 48% of the time vs. Chaves that controlled the ball for 52% of the time.

Boavista was more aggressive with 35 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 1 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Boavista to win the match​.

Boavista shot 12 times, 1 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, Chaves shot 2 times, 1 on target, 1 off target.


Boavista received 3 yellow cards (Gaius Makouta, Bruno Onyemaechi and Euller). Talking about the opposition, Chaves received 3 yellow cards (Guima, Nélson Monte and Jô).

After playing this contest, Boavista will have 21 points like Vizela and Rio Ave to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Chaves will have 22 points to stay in the 8th place.

Match Events

  • 27'

    Yusupha Njie

  • 32'

    Gaius Makouta

  • 57'


    Jonny Arriba

  • 57'

    João Mendes

    Nwankwo Obiora

  • 57'

    L. Singh

    I. Abass

  • 66'


  • 67'

    Kenji Gorré

    Ricardo Mangas

  • 70'


  • 70'

    Bruno Onyemaechi

  • 79'


    Seba Pérez

  • 81'

    Nélson Monte

  • 83'


  • 88'

  • 89'

  • 90'

    Robert Bozenik

    Bruno Lourenço

  • 90'

    Reggie Cannon

    Bruno Lourenço

  • 90'

    Steven Vitória

    João Teixeira

Next match

In the upcoming Liga Portugal match, Boavista will play away with Estoril on the 29th of December with a 3-3 head to head.

Chaves will play away with Vitória SC on the 30th of January with a 5-1 head to head statistic in favor of Vitória SC (1 draw).

Boavista: Formation and Lineups

Boavista started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Armando Gonçalves Teixeira chose to play with the following team: Rafael Bracali (6.7), Pedro Malheiro (7.6), Vincent Sasso (6.6), Rodrigo Abascal (7.1), Bruno Onyemaechi (6.9), Sebastián Pérez (7.2), Bruno Lourenço (7.8), Gaius Makouta (6.3), Ibrahima Camará (7.2), Ricardo Mangas (6.6) and Yusupha Njie (7.5).


Boavista made 4 changes: Ricardo Mangas for Kenji Gorré (67′), Seba Pérez for Masa (79′), Bruno Lourenço for Robert Bozenik (90′) and Bruno Lourenço for Reggie Cannon (90′).

Top player: Bruno Lourenço

The player who no doubt impressed Boavista the most was Bruno Lourenço.

His rating is (7.8) with 34 passes (76% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 13. He performed 6 crosses.

Chaves: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Vítor Fernando de Carvalho Campelos played with: Paulo Vítor (6.3), Habib Sylla (7.0), Carlos Ponck (7.4), Nélson Monte (6.8), Bruno Langa (7.0), Nwankwo Obiora (6.5), João Teixeira (6.6), Jonny Arriba (6.4), Guima (6.1), Issah Abass (6.0) and Juninho Vieira (6.7).


Chaves made 5 changes: Jonny Arriba for Euller (57′), Nwankwo Obiora for João Mendes (57′), I. Abass for L. Singh (57′), Juninho for Jô (83′) and João Teixeira for Steven Vitória (90′).

Top player: Carlos Ponck

The player who no doubt impressed Chaves the most was Carlos Ponck.

His rating is (7.4) with 37 passes (86% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.

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