If Sporting’s only defeat last season in the tournament came with the title already in their pocket (3-4 in the Luz derby), in the day before yesterday’s game with their rivals, the Lions added their third defeat in the league this season, with four games remaining. To finish the race, making the title farewell more and more certain. Even reality, in the opinion of Ruben Amorim who indicated the second place and the Portuguese Cup.
Redefining targets, how do we attack them after defeat? With the win, which was a surefire recipe for greens and eggs in 2021/2022 after the recession.
And for his first defeat this season at home with Ajax (1-5), in the Champions League, on December 15, the Lions responded with a victory in the next game, and returned to the league at Estoril (1-0). The team made up for itself again in the millionaire competition against Dortmund (0-1), in the same month, with Arauca’s (2-1) victory over the championship. Then she lost another match against Ajax (2-4) and had a quick reaction in the next match, taking the three points in receiving Boavista (2-0), referring to the fourteenth round.
And the unbeaten record in the league ended in 2022, in the Azores, against Santa Clara (2-3), and a crushing loss in the match with Lica (4-0), the Portuguese Cup, and in the visit of Vesela (2). -0), for the league that preceded another slide in the tournament – the defeat against Braga (1-2), in Alvalade, resulted in the League Cup semi-final win, 2-1 with Santa. Clara.
Later, he suffered defeat with the guy. City (0-5) was forgotten in the round of 16 of the Champions League by a decisive victory (3-0) over Estoril (La Liga), while the 2-0 result against Arauca was a reaction to the defeat against Porto (1). 2) In the first match of the Portuguese Cup semi-finals. Thursday’s second leg in Dragao, after the Lions fell in the derby with Benfica – the first league match in which the team did not score – and Sporting hope that the ability to overcome poor results will be repeated … the first time the answer should be given in a classic way.
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