Loss is not a common word in Dragao and it enters with great difficulty in Sergio Conceicao’s vocabulary, so it was not surprising that the coach revealed all his displeasure with Braga’s result, not only with the performance of referee Hugo Miguel, who targeted him heavily. Porto captain in the comments after the game but also with some behavior of his team.
“We are not used to losing. You don’t have to raise your head, you have to go down and think about the mistake we made,” the coach indicated at the end of the match, also noting the “lack of contrast in the last third” of Porto. As well as complaining about the “pace and speed” that was lower than expected.
Combining all of this with a lack of efficacy and wasted goal positions that, under normal circumstances, would allow Porto to win – or at least not lose -, Sérgio Conceição returned to the topic yesterday in a conversation with his players in the olive grove. Upon his return to action, which marked the start of preparations for the reception against Vizella, the blue and white coach alerted the team to the fact that no more slips like the one against SC Braga would be allowed.
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