Portimonense beat Estoril 0-1 in the 28th round of the 28th Football League on Sunday 15 April at the Motta Antonio Coimbra stadium. It was an important win for the Algarve, who were in a dangerous position on the table and faced a direct opponent.
The first half ended in a goalless draw, with Algarve keeper Nakamura’s brilliant performance marking the occasion as he twice prevented the Estorians from scoring.
Dani Figueira saved Portimonense Ioni Gonzalez’s shot in the 67th minute in a very few second-half chances.
Shortly afterwards, in the 74th minute, Estoril had a free kick in the penalty area, but Joao Marquez’s shot hit the side netting of the Algarve goal.
But at this point, Portimonense is the one most eager to open the scoring. In the 78th minute, Yony González replaced Yago Cariello by Yony González, and it was this reinforcement who scored the Algarve’s first goal in the next minute: with his first touch, the striker took advantage of any The ball is in the goal area.
The win ended a five-match winless series for the Algarve, who, on the other hand, hadn’t won on the road since they beat Gil Vicente in the 12th round at Barcelos last November.
Portimonense remains in 14th place with 30 points and is now five points ahead of Estoril.
Eleven from Portimonense: Nakamura; Ji-soo Park, Pedrão, Grass; Moufi, Maurício, Paulo Estrela, Carlinhos, Seck; Yony González and Welinton Junior
substitute: Matheus Nogueira, Ouattara, Lucas Alves, Gonçalo Costa, Diaby, Lucas Ventura, Klismahn, Róchez and Yago Cariello
Eleven do Estoril: Dani Figueira; Thiago Santos, Pedro Álvaro, Bernardo Vital, Joozinho; Ndiaye, Joao Marquez, João Cava slightly; Tiago Gouveia, Marques and Carlos Eduardo
substitute: Pedro Silva, Delos, Mexer, Tiago Araújo, Gamboa, Lea Siliki, Rodrigo Martins, Cassiano and João Carlos
Bruno Costa will be the referee for this game. In VAR is Ricardo Baixinho