By date 21 of the Portugal – Primeira Liga 2021-2022 tournament, Sporting was superior and took all three points against a lackluster rival. The goals for the local team were scored by Pablo Sarabia (7′ 1T, from a penalty) and Matheus Reis (17′ 2T).
Simon Banza squandered Famalicão’s chance to equalize, failing to convert a penalty in the 51st minute of the first half.
The best player of the match was Matheus Reis. The Sporting Lisboa midfielder scored 1 goal.
Pablo Sarabia was another of the key players. The Sporting Lisboa midfielder scored 1 goal.
The meeting had several cautioned: Alex, Zouhair Feddal, Pedro Porro and Charles Pickel.
Sporting’s coach, Ruben Marques Amorim, proposed a 3-6-1 formation with Antonio Adán in goal; Gonçalo Inácio, Sebastián Coates and Zouhair Feddal in the defensive line; Pedro Porro, João Palhinha, Matheus Nunes, Matheus Reis, Pablo Sarabia and Pote in the middle; and Paulinho in attack.
For its part, Rui Pedro Silva’s team took the field with a 3-4-3 scheme with Luiz Júnior under the three sticks; Alexandre Penetra, Riccieli and Alex in defense; Ivo Rodrigues, Charles Pickel, Pepe and Adrián Marín in midfield; and João Carlos, Simon Banza and Bruno Rodrigues up front.
Vítor Fernandes Ferreira was the referee who directed the match at the José Alvalade XXI stadium.
Sporting’s next game in the championship will be away against Porto, while Famalicão will host Moreirense.
The local team is in second place with 53 points and 17 wins, while the visitor reached 17 points and is in sixteenth place in the tournament.
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