PORTIMãO. Portimonense 0-0 Santa Clara didn’t manage to score any goal on Friday. Portimonense was far superior when it came to possession ball (65%).
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 had the assistance of 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 around 11.7 degrees Celsius or 53.11 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 82%.
Portimonense was in firm control of the ball 65% while Santa Clara was struggling with a 35% ball possession.
Portimonense was more aggressive with 100 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Portimonense to win the match.
Portimonense shot 22 times, 4 on target, 18 off target. On the other side, Santa Clara shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
Portimonense received 2 yellow cards (Yago Cariello and Moustapha Seck). On the opposite side, Santa Clara received 4 yellow cards (Adriano Firmino, Pierre Sagna, Matheus Babi and Gabriel Batista).
Also, Santa Clara didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Pierre Sagna (Santa Clara) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (28′).
After this match, Portimonense will have 19 points to stay in the 11th place. On the other side, Santa Clara will have 13 points to stay in the 15th place.
Santa Clara will host Benfica on the 21st of January with a 6-1 head to head stats in favor of Benfica (1 draw).
Portimonense: Formation and Lineups
Portimonense started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).
The manager Paulo Sérgio Bento Brito chose 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 .
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′).
Top player: Filipe Relvas
The player who no doubt impressed Portimonense the most 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 and Lineups
Santa Clara started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Regarding the opposition, 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 .
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′).
Top player: Matheus Araújo
Probably the most impressive player in 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.