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BRAGA. Sporting Braga demolishes Vizela 4-1 with goals of

BRAGA. Sporting Braga demolishes Vizela 4-1 with goals of R. Horta (27′), R. Horta (44′ pen), R. Silva (57′) and A. Ruiz (90′). On the opposite side, Vizela scored with ​K. Kouao (72′).

The match was held at the Estádio Municipal de Braga Stadium in Braga on Tuesday and this began at 8:15 pm local time. The referee was Vitor Jorge Fernandes Ferreira with the help of Nélson Cunha and Luís Carlos Lopes da Costa. The 4th official was Fábio Silva. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9 degrees Celsius or 48.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Sporting Braga was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Vizela that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Sporting Braga was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sporting Braga won the match.

Sporting Braga shot 18 times, 8 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, Vizela shot 8 times, 2 on target, 6 off target.


Sporting Braga received 1 yellow card (F. Moura). On the opposite side, No yellow cards were issued to Vizela.

After this match, Sporting Braga will have 22 points to move down in the 4th place. On the other side, Vizela will stay with 10 points like Famalicão and Marítimo to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 27'

    R. Horta

  • 44'

    R. Horta (Penalty)

  • 52'

    M. Paulo

    R. Guzzo

  • 57'

    R. Silva

  • 65'

    K. Zohi

    A. Mendez

  • 69'

    A. Ruiz

    V. Oliveira

  • 69'

    Lucas Mineiro

    A. Horta

  • 72'

    K. Kouao

  • 73'

    L. Piazon

    I. Medeiros

  • 73'

    B. Rodrigues

    R. Silva

  • 79'

    T. Costa Silva

    H. Zagbayou

  • 84'

    F. Moura

  • 84'

    Fabiano Silva

    Y. Couto

  • 90'

    A. Ruiz

Next match

In the upcoming Primeira Liga match, Sporting Braga will host Estoril on the 5th of December with a 8-3 head to head stats in favor of Sporting Braga (1 draw).

Vizela will host Belenenses on the 6th of December with a 0-0 head to head record.

Sporting Braga: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager João Mario Ferreira Oliveira chose to play with the following team: Matheus (6.4), Paulo Oliveira (6.7), Raúl Silva (7.4), Diogo Leite (7.2), Yan Couto (6.5), André Castro (6.2), André Horta (7.4), Francisco Moura (6.8), Iuri Medeiros (8.8), Ricardo Horta (8.2) and Vítor Oliveira (7.6).


Sporting Braga made 5 changes: V. Oliveira for A. Ruiz (69′), A. Horta for Lucas Mineiro (69′), I. Medeiros for L. Piazon (73′), R. Silva for B. Rodrigues (73′) and Y. Couto for Fabiano Silva (84′).

Top player: Iuri Medeiros

Probably the most impressive player in Sporting Braga was Iuri Medeiros even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.8) with 32 passes (81% accurate) and 5 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 7. He performed 7 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: Charles (7.1), Koffi Kouao (7.4), Mohamed Aidara (6.0), Ivanildo Fernandes (6.6), Richard Ofori (5.8), Hugues Evrard (6.8), Raphael Guzzo (6.2), Samu (6.5), Alex Méndez (6.6), Cassiano (6.8) and Kiko Bondoso (6.8).


Vizela made 3 changes: R. Guzzo for M. Paulo (52′), A. Mendez for K. Zohi (65′) and H. Zagbayou for T. Costa Silva (79′).

Top player: Koffi Kouao

The player who no doubt impressed Vizela the most was Koffi Kouao.

His rating is (7.4) with 1 goal, 35 passes (71% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 8 duels out of 14. He performed 1 cross.



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