SC Braga and Santa Clara were unable to open the scoring and the match corresponding to date 24 of Portugal – Primeira Liga 2021-2022 ended in a draw.
João Afonso had a great performance. The Santa Clara defender was important.
Another player who had a great game was Matheus Magalhães. The SC Braga goalkeeper was the protagonist against Santa Clara.
The game had a large number of cautioned: André Castro, Hidemasa Morita, Fabiano, Mansur, Anderson Carvalho, Vítor Tormena. Mansur was sent off for a double yellow card (32′, 2T) and Hidemasa Morita for a double yellow card (43′, 2T).
SC Braga’s coach, Carlos Carvalhal, presented a 3-4-3 tactical arrangement with Matheus Magalhães in goal; Fabiano, David Carmo and Diogo Leite in the defensive line; Yan Couto, André Castro, Ali Elmusrati and Iuri Medeiros in the middle; and Rodrigo Gomes, Abel Ruíz and Ricardo Horta in attack.
For its part, Mário Silva’s team came out with a 4-5-1 tactical arrangement with Marco Pereira under the three posts; Rafael Ramos, Kennedy Boateng, Cristian González and Mansur in defense; Hidemasa Morita, Anderson Carvalho, Crysan, Lincoln and Ricardinho in midfield; and Mohammad Mohebi up front.
Vítor Fernandes Ferreira was in charge of supervising the order of play during the match.
On the next day SC Braga will face Boavista as a visitor, while Santa Clara will play at home against Vizela.
The local team is in fourth place with 45 points and 13 wins, while the visitor reached 26 points and is in twelfth place in the tournament.
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