Shape: Gustavo Sauer
The Brazilian is an above average player. It’s not new, it’s this player from last year. By the way, prove it again tonight. Sawyer opened and closed Boavista’s defeat against Braga with a neat and effortless goal. But the winger’s performance was not only for the goals that made him stand out as the top scorer in the League Cup. Sawyer is tired of pressing, stealing balls and breaking lines while driving – Nathan’s nursing 4-1 move is occasional. The whole night!
Match moment: Yusupha points the way to Leiria, minute 34
Two minutes after scoring 2-0, Boavista reached the third goal of the night. The ball went to the center of the field, and Braga tried to build an offensive move and Andrei Horta handed the ball to Youssova. The striker did not even think twice and put the ball into the net – Thiago Sa looked deeply defeated. Checkmate was at the meeting.
Moussa: Far from being a classy player, the Croatian Under-21 international has once again proven that it’s okay to play with your back to goal, an important aspect, as it allowed the team to “breathe” and gain metres. In addition, the Besa giants once again showed keen interest in the goal: he was ahead of Raul Silva and Thiago Sa and easily scored the sixth goal of the season. In addition to the goal, Moses also contributed to Sauer’s appearance after another failure by Braga, this time by Diogo Leit.
James Sa: He was a substitute for Matthews in Minho’s goal and had a night to forget. With no chance in the first and fourth goals, the goalkeeper is not absolved of blame in 2-0 – a wrong exit from the goal – and in 3-0 – he looked badly off. One of the faces of the night of Sp. Horrible Braga.
Diogo Lite: The Portugal Under-21 international has been linked to three of the five goals conceded by Braga. While sharing the blame initially with Raul Silva, he took a long time at Nathan’s goal to shorten the space and saw his opponent outsmart Thiago Saa. The worst was saved for the latter as he was quickly beaten by Moses. He leaves Besa as the main defendant in the defeat suffered by Minho.
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