The match for date 8, played at Ilha do Governador, ended without Portuguesa and Madureira being able to convert.
The figure of the match was Gerson Dida. Madureira’s goalkeeper showed his quality by containing 7 shots.
Marcão was also relevant. The Portuguesa-RJ defender was important for taking 4 balls out of the danger area.
At 73 minutes of the second stage, striker Bruno Santos raised the public with a pipe to the defender.
It was a match full of infractions, with a high dose of rough play and full of interruptions. There was a large number of cautioned: Rhuan, Cafú, Raphael Carioca, Erick Pulga, Alfredo Sampaio, Sidney and Guilherme Augusto.
Portuguesa strategist, José Rabelo de Andrade, stopped the starting eleven with a 4-4-2 formation with Carlos in goal; Joazi, Marcão, Leandro Amaro and Sanchez in the defensive line; Cafu, Jhonnatan, Sidney and Romarinho in the middle; and Raphael Carioca and Bruno Santos in attack.
For their part, those chosen by Alfredo Sampaio took to the field of play with a 4-3-3 scheme with Gerson Dida under the three sticks; Rhuan, Edgar Silva, Feliphe Gabriel and Guilherme Zoio in defense; Felipe Dias, Henrique Luiz and Diogo in midfield; and Ygor Catatau, Wesley Pipico and Erick Pulga up front.
The judge chosen to direct the match on Ilha do Governador was João de Arruda.
For the following date, Portuguesa will play at home against Botafogo and Madureira will visit Boavista.
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