Primeira Liga: Porto prevails over Estoril after recovering from a 2-0 deficit

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ESTORIL. Porto had a astounding comeback against Estoril.

ESTORIL. Porto had a fantastic comeback against Estoril. Porto took advantage of its superior ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Estádio António Coimbra da Mota stadium in Estoril on Saturday and it started at 6:00 pm local time. The referee was António Emanuel Carvalho Nobre with the assistance of Hugo André Pires Ribeiro and Nélson Filipe Vila Pereira. The 4th official was Hélder Carvalho. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11 degrees Celsius or 51.82 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 71%.​

Match Statistics

Porto was in firm control of the ball 57% while Estoril was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Porto was more aggressive with 58 dangerous attacks and 23 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Porto won the encounter.​

Estoril shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Porto shot 23 times, 3 on target, 20 off target.

Cards

Estoril received 5 yellow cards (Arthur, R. Fonte, B. Pinheiro, B. Lourenco and A. Franco). On the opposite side, Porto received 2 yellow cards (F. Conceicao and Otavio).

After playing this match, Estoril will stay with 25 points to stay in the 5th place. On the opposite side, Porto will have 44 points like Sporting CP to stay in the 1st place.

Match Events

  • 32'
    32'

    Chiquinho (Goal Disallowed)

  • 38'
    38'

    Arthur

    Goal! Estoril Praia 1, FC Porto 0. Arthur Gomes - Estoril Praia - shot with right foot from outside the box to the high centre of the goal. Assist - Racine Coly. João Gamboa - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in attack. Fouled by Luis Díaz - FC Porto
  • 41'
    41'

    A. Franco (Penalty)

    Penalty Estoril Praia. Chiquinho draws a foul in the penalty area. Penalty conceded by Wendell - FC Porto - after a foul in the penalty area.
  • 48'
    48'

    Arthur

    Arthur Gomes - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card. Otávio - FC Porto - won a free kick on the right wing. Fouled by Racine Coly - Estoril Praia
  • 49'
    49'

    M. Taremi

    Goal! Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 1. Mehdi Taremi - FC Porto - shot with right foot from few metres to the high centre of the goal. New attacking attempt. Evanilson - FC Porto - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the right corner. Assist - Luis Díaz. Shot blocked. Luis Díaz - FC Porto - shot with right foot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assist - Vitinha with a through ball.
  • 59'
    59'

    R. Fonte

    Chiquinho

  • 63'
    63'

    R. Fonte

    Nahuel Ferraresi - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Otávio - FC Porto
  • 64'
    64'

    B. Pinheiro

  • 68'
    68'

    Pepe

    J. Corona

  • 77'
    77'

    T. Martinez

    Evanilson

  • 78'
    78'

    F. Vieira

    Vitinha

  • 80'
    80'

    A. Xavier

    Arthur

  • 80'
    80'

    Joaozinho

    C. Racine

  • 81'
    81'

    B. Lourenco

    Fouled by Bruno Lourenço - Estoril Praia Substitution - Estoril Praia. Joãozinho for Racine Coly. Bruno Lourenço - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card for a foul. Mateus Uribe - FC Porto - won a free kick in defence.
  • 84'
    84'

    L. Diaz

    M. Taremi

    Goal! Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 2. Luis Díaz - FC Porto - shot with left foot from the left side of the box to the left corner. Assist - Mehdi Taremi.
  • 87'
    87'

    F. Conceicao

    F. Cardoso

  • 90'
    90'

    F. Conceicao

    L. Diaz

    Substitution - Estoril Praia. David Bruno for Carles Soria Grau. Substitution - Estoril Praia. Rodrigo Valente for Bruno Lourenço. Francisco Conceição - FC Porto - receive yellow card for excessive celebration. Fouled by Otávio - FC Porto Nahuel Ferraresi - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Francisco Conceição - FC Porto Fouled by Luis Díaz - FC Porto David Bruno - Estoril Praia - won a free kick on the right wing. Rodrigo Valente - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. New attacking attempt. Toni Martínez - FC Porto - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assist - Pepê Aquino. Otávio - FC Porto - receive yellow card for a foul. Joãozinho - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card. Second Half ended - Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 3. André Franco - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card.
  • 90'
    90'

    F. Conceicao

    Substitution - Estoril Praia. David Bruno for Carles Soria Grau. Substitution - Estoril Praia. Rodrigo Valente for Bruno Lourenço. Francisco Conceição - FC Porto - receive yellow card for excessive celebration. Fouled by Otávio - FC Porto Nahuel Ferraresi - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Francisco Conceição - FC Porto Fouled by Luis Díaz - FC Porto David Bruno - Estoril Praia - won a free kick on the right wing. Rodrigo Valente - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. New attacking attempt. Toni Martínez - FC Porto - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assist - Pepê Aquino. Otávio - FC Porto - receive yellow card for a foul. Joãozinho - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card. Second Half ended - Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 3. André Franco - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card.
  • 90'
    90'

    R. Valente

    C. Soria

  • 90'
    90'

    David Bruno

    B. Lourenco

  • 90'
    90'

    Otavio

    Substitution - Estoril Praia. David Bruno for Carles Soria Grau. Substitution - Estoril Praia. Rodrigo Valente for Bruno Lourenço. Francisco Conceição - FC Porto - receive yellow card for excessive celebration. Fouled by Otávio - FC Porto Nahuel Ferraresi - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Francisco Conceição - FC Porto Fouled by Luis Díaz - FC Porto David Bruno - Estoril Praia - won a free kick on the right wing. Rodrigo Valente - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. New attacking attempt. Toni Martínez - FC Porto - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assist - Pepê Aquino. Otávio - FC Porto - receive yellow card for a foul. Joãozinho - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card. Second Half ended - Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 3. André Franco - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card.
  • 90'
    90'

    A. Franco

    Substitution - Estoril Praia. David Bruno for Carles Soria Grau. Substitution - Estoril Praia. Rodrigo Valente for Bruno Lourenço. Francisco Conceição - FC Porto - receive yellow card for excessive celebration. Fouled by Otávio - FC Porto Nahuel Ferraresi - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. Fouled by Francisco Conceição - FC Porto Fouled by Luis Díaz - FC Porto David Bruno - Estoril Praia - won a free kick on the right wing. Rodrigo Valente - Estoril Praia - won a free kick in defence. New attacking attempt. Toni Martínez - FC Porto - shot with the head from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assist - Pepê Aquino. Otávio - FC Porto - receive yellow card for a foul. Joãozinho - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card. Second Half ended - Estoril Praia 2, FC Porto 3. André Franco - Estoril Praia - receive yellow card.

Next match

In the upcoming Primeira Liga match, Estoril will host Arouca on the 15th of January with a 4-2 head to head record in favor of Estoril (3 draws).

Porto will play away against Belenenses on the 16th of January with a 19-1 head to head statistic in favor of Porto (7 draws).

Estoril: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Bruno Miguel Nogueira Pinheiro chose to play with the following team: Thiago da Silva (7.8), Carles Soria (6.3), Bernardo Vital (7.2), Nahuel Ferraresi (6.2), Racine Coly (6.2), André Franco (7.1), João Gamboa (6.9), Rosier Loreintz (6.4), Chiquinho (7.4), Bruno Lourenco (7.0) and Arthur Gomes (6.8).

Substitutes

Estoril made 5 changes: Chiquinho for R. Fonte (59′), Arthur for A. Xavier (80′), C. Racine for Joaozinho (80′), C. Soria for R. Valente (90′) and B. Lourenco for David Bruno (90′).

Best player: Thiago da Silva

The player that probably impressed the most for Estoril was the goalkeeper: Thiago da Silva. His rating is 7.80. He performed 7 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 (6.1), Jesús Corona (6.5), Chancel Mbemba (6.9), Fábio Cardoso (7.1), Wendell (6.1), Otávio (7.1), Mateus Uribe (7.3), Vitinha (7.2), Luis Díaz (8.3), Evanilson (6.7) and Mehdi Taremi (8.4).

Substitutes

Porto made 4 changes: J. Corona for Pepe (68′), Evanilson for T. Martinez (77′), Vitinha for F. Vieira (78′) and F. Cardoso for F. Conceicao (87′).

Top player: Mehdi Taremi

The player who no doubt impressed Porto the most was Mehdi Taremi.

His rating is (8.4) with 1 goal, 28 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 5.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Primeira Liga

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