Porto 1-0 Benfica: prevails over 1-0 with a late goal scored by Zaidu

LISBOA. Porto snatched a late win Benfica 1-0 after Zaidu scored just 1 goal (90').

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LISBOA. Porto snatched a late win Benfica 1-0 after Zaidu scored just 1 goal (90′). Benfica lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (56%).

The match was played at the Estádio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica stadium in Lisboa on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was Luis Miguel Branco Godinho with the help of Rui Teixeira and Valter Rufo. The 4th official was Tiago Bruno Lopes Martins. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 23.2 degrees Celsius or 73.67 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 46%.​

Match Statistics

Benfica was in firm control of the ball 56% while Porto was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

Benfica was more aggressive with 43 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Notwithstanding, Porto managed to find the solution to win this match.​

Benfica shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Porto shot 10 times, 5 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Benfica received 10 yellow cards (G. Dias, G. Ramos, D. Nunez, V. Lazaro, A. Almeida, N. Otamendi, J. Mario, J. Weigl, R. Yaremchuk and Gilberto). On the opposite side, Porto received 4 yellow cards (M. Grujic, Pepe, M. Taremi and Diogo Costa).

After this match, Benfica will stay with 71 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Porto will have 85 points to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 16'
    16'

    G. Dias

  • 24'
    24'

    G. Ramos

  • 30'
    30'

    M. Grujic

  • 40'
    40'

    Pepe

  • 52'
    52'

    D. Núñez Ribeiro (Goal Disallowed)

  • 53'
    53'

    D. Nunez

  • 61'
    61'

    H. Seferovic

    G. Dias

  • 62'
    62'

    V. Lazaro

  • 65'
    65'

    Galeno

    Evanilson

  • 71'
    71'

    A. Almeida

  • 71'
    71'

    N. Otamendi

  • 73'
    73'

    J. Mario

    V. Lazaro

  • 73'
    73'

    R. Yaremchuk

    G. Ramos

  • 80'
    80'

    M. Taremi

  • 83'
    83'

    J. Mario

  • 84'
    84'

    J. Weigl

  • 87'
    87'

    S. Eustaquio

    Vitinha

  • 87'
    87'

    T. Martinez

    M. Taremi

  • 90'
    90'

    R. Yaremchuk

  • 90'
    90'

    Diogo Costa

  • 90'
    90'

    Zaidu

  • 90'
    90'

    Gilberto

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Benfica: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Nelson Alexandre da Silva Veríssimo chose to play with the following team: Odysseas Vlachodimos (7.6), Gilberto (7.2), Nicolás Otamendi (7.4), Jan Vertonghen (7.0), Alejandro Grimaldo (6.5), Adel Taarabt (7.3), Julian Weigl (7.0), Gil Dias (6.7), Gonçalo Ramos (6.6), Valentino Lazaro (6.3) and Darwin Núñez (6.8).

Substitutes

Benfica made 3 changes: G. Dias for H. Seferovic (61′), V. Lazaro for J. Mario (73′) and G. Ramos for R. Yaremchuk (73′).

Best player: Odysseas Vlachodimos

The player that probably impressed the most for Benfica was the goalkeeper: Odysseas Vlachodimos. His rating is 7.64. He performed 4 saves.

Porto: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Sérgio Paulo Marceneiro Conceição played with: Diogo Costa (6.8), João Mário (7.3), Chancel Mbemba (6.8), Pepe (6.6), Zaidu Sanusi (6.9), Otávio (7.4), Marko Grujić (6.8), Vitinha (6.6), Pepê (6.8), Mehdi Taremi (7.0) and Evanilson (7.3).

Substitutes

Porto made 3 changes: Evanilson for Galeno (65′), Vitinha for S. Eustaquio (87′) and M. Taremi for T. Martinez (87′).

Top player: Otávio

Probably the most impressive player in Porto was Otávio even if he didn’t score the decisive goal.

His rating is (7.4) with 30 passes (60% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 17. He performed 2 crosses.

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