Liga Portugal: Sporting Braga overcomes Vizela 2-0 on Sunday

BRAGA. Sporting Braga overcomes Vizela with a 2-0 win with a goal from Vitinha (83') and a goal from R. Horta (90').

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BRAGA. Sporting Braga prevails over Vizela with a 2-0 win with a goal from Vitinha (83′) and a goal from R. Horta (90′). Sporting Braga was vastly superior ball possession (62%) was among the key factors of its victory.​

The match was played at the Estádio Municipal de Braga stadium in Braga on Sunday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was André Filipe Domingues Narciso who had the assistance of Tiago Oliveira Leandro and Vasco Marques. The 4th official was Hélder Carvalho. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was pleasant around 22.2 degrees Celsius or 71.96 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 52%.​

Match Statistics

Sporting Braga was in firm control of the ball 62% while Vizela was struggling with a 38% ball possession.

Sporting Braga was more aggressive with 65 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 10 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sporting Braga won the match.

Sporting Braga shot 23 times, 10 on target, 13 off target. On the opposite side, Vizela shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target.

Cards

Sporting Braga received 6 yellow cards (A. Horta, U. Racic, S. Banza, Matheus, A. Djalo and D. Lainez). On the other side, Vizela received 4 yellow cards (R. Guzzo, Anderson, C. Isaac and M. Osmajic).

After this match, Sporting Braga will have 16 points like Porto to stay in the 2nd place. On the other side, Vizela will stay with 5 points like Santa Clara to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 7'
    7'

    R. Guzzo

  • 11'
    11'

    A. Horta

  • 13'
    13'

    Anderson

  • 24'
    24'

    U. Racic

  • 31'
    31'

    Samu

    R. Guzzo

  • 46'
    46'

    C. Isaac

    I. Juliao

  • 46'
    46'

    N. Moreira

    K. Zohi

  • 60'
    60'

    A. Djalo

    I. Medeiros

  • 60'
    60'

    A. Castro

    U. Racic

  • 60'
    60'

    Vitinha

    A. Ruiz

  • 70'
    70'

    C. Isaac

  • 71'
    71'

    D. Lainez

    A. Horta

  • 72'
    72'

    S. Banza

  • 80'
    80'

    Alvarado

    Kiko Bondoso

  • 83'
    83'

    Vitinha

  • 84'
    84'

    Gorby

    S. Banza

  • 86'
    86'

    A. Schmidt

    Claudemir

  • 88'
    88'

    M. Osmajic

  • 88'
    88'

    Matheus

  • 89'
    89'

    A. Djalo

  • 90'
    90'

    D. Lainez

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Horta

Next match

In the upcoming Liga Portugal match, Sporting Braga will play away with Porto on the 30th of September with a 23-6 head to head stats in favor of Porto (6 draws).

Vizela will host Portimonense on the 1st of October with a 0-0 head to head stats.

Sporting Braga: Formation and Lineups

Sporting Braga started with a conservative line-up (4-4-2).

The manager Artur Jorge Torres Gomes Araújo Amorim chose to play with the following team: Matheus (7.4), Fabiano Silva (7.6), Vítor Tormena (6.8), Paulo Oliveira (7.4), Nuno Sequeira (7.2), Iuri Medeiros (7.4), Uroš Račić (6.8), André Horta (7.0), Ricardo Horta (7.8), Simon Banza (7.2) and Abel Ruíz (7.1).

Substitutes

Sporting Braga made 5 changes: I. Medeiros for A. Djalo (60′), U. Racic for A. Castro (60′), A. Ruiz for Vitinha (60′), A. Horta for D. Lainez (71′) and S. Banza for Bruno Rodrigues (84′).

Top player: Ricardo Horta

The player who no doubt impressed Sporting Braga the most was Ricardo Horta even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (7.8) with 43 passes (86% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 6. He performed 2 crosses.

Vizela: Formation and Lineups

Vizela started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the other side, Álvaro Adriano Teixeira Pacheco played with: Fabijan Buntić (8.1), Igor Julião (6.9), Anderson (6.9), Ivanildo Fernandes (7.1), Kiki Afonso (7.0), Raphael Guzzo (6.2), Claudemir (6.4), Alex Méndez (7.1), Kiko Bondoso (7.3), Milutin Osmajić (6.5) and Kévin Zohi (6.4).

Substitutes

Vizela made 5 changes: R. Guzzo for Samu (31′), I. Juliao for C. Isaac (46′), K. Zohi for N. Moreira (46′), Kiko Bondoso for Alvarado (80′) and Claudemir for A. Schmidt (86′).

Best player: Fabijan Buntić

The player that probably impressed the most for Vizela was the goalkeeper: Fabijan Buntić. His rating is 8.14. He performed 8 saves.

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