The vast distance is worth it, but a sense of wounded pride shared by FC Porto and Portimonense in this duel. The sensations were not the best before stopping FIFAwhere teams need reaction to achieve existing goals.
After the European elimination and Very gray tie in BragaThe Blue and White will seek to dispel the noise of recent weeks and show strength in the battle for direct Champions League access. Despite the crisis in the opponent’s results, the various injuries in the team and the interruption of the usual rhythm in the pauses for selections, despite this, the reasons for not trusting Conceição revolve completely in this type of scenario.
Casualties and ghosts
Many of FC Porto’s influential units have shown wear and tear and a drop in form in recent matches. Despite a patchy defensive sector – even more so after Diogo Costa’s injury – it’s the offensive drought that should worry the team the most, as two games without scoring is a reality not seen very often in this Age of Dragons.
Without Evanilson, the blue and white offensive would undergo changes, in Conceicao’s eleven doubts. The midfield was far from the best rotation and the wingers continue to generate more insecurities than guarantees. Top quality football may not appear, but SC Braga and Sporting’s momentum leaves no room for the occasional waste.
In the future, FC Portimonense will get away from the experience of a positive moment and is still in the reconstruction phase after the various changes in the team in the past market. In front of VizelaOddly enough, the Algarves showed a great deal of competitiveness despite the defeat, in a match where they were reduced to ten units early on.
With no away wins since the start of November, Paulo Sergio’s side will be looking for a better-than-out team 7-0 Last season, a game that sparked controversy because of the coach’s savings. Despite the fact that many players have been ‘on the go’ before this visit to Dragão, not many changes are expected in the squad this time around, not least because of the need to establish routines.
Ghosts to ward off, against an opponent who wants to gain confidence before visiting Luz.
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