The cauldron even rhymes with curse. Sporting lost and saw Benfica in the distance

THE Sporting lost, this Sunday, the eighth consecutive victory in all competitions and lost to the go to of Marítimo (0-1), confirming the ‘custom’ of latest years that reveals that the Caldeirão dos Barreiros is a horrible journey for greens and whites. .

In a recreation that counted for the sixteenth spherical of the I Liga, a Cláudio Winck penalty gave Marítimo its second win of the season, José Gomes’ first in cost of the islanders, and left in Sporting 12 factors from the lead, per week into the derby. with Benfica.

Game film:

Rúben Amorim determined to shock the preliminary picks and wager on Arthur Gomes and younger Mateus Fernandes for this duel in Barreiros, a transfer that has not been straightforward for the lions in latest years. And the proof of that’s Marítimo’s good begin towards one among the everlasting contenders for the title.

The recreation was break up and the Lions discovered it very troublesome to pose a risk in the Islanders’ huge space. For their half, the Funchal crew did properly in the opening minutes, with two harmful approaches close to Antonio Adán’s aim. First, in the fourth minute, Léo Pereira appeared in a very good place to deflect a Winck cross, however the transfer was disallowed for offside. Afterwards, Bruno Xadas shot near the aim, after a late cross by André Vidigal.

Rúben Amorim’s crew ended up imposing themselves and virtually opened the scoring in the seventeenth minute. Porro crossed from the proper and Paulinho gave the impression to be on high, with a positive save from Marcelo Carné on the backside line. Soon, and after a cross from the left, the ahead of the lions didn’t even hit the ball properly, it was clear that the first one in inexperienced and white was lost.

The recreation was energetic and filled with photographs from either side, however the reality is that Sporting confronted many difficulties in discovering areas for Marcelo Carné’s aim, largely on account of the good defensive place of islanders, which is one among the errors. of the Funchal crew in this Portuguese championship.

Unlike the first half, it was Sporting that put extra stress in the second half and the proof of that was the massive variety of offensive actions of the lions in the first minutes of the second half. It’s price noting that the Lions referred to as for 2 penalties early on. Hélder Malheiro ordered to proceed in the face of protests from the lion gamers.

But the reality is that the penalty was scored, however in the reverse place. Mateus Fernandes fouled Percy Liza inside the penalty space and Hélder Malheiro then took intention at the penalty spot. Called to transform, Cláudio Wink didn’t waste and made Caldeirão dos Barreiros ‘explode’, who had one among the finest assists of the season.

Immediately, Rúben Amorim emphasised the entries of Nuno Santos and Rochinha, however the reality is that Sporting continued to have many difficulties in discovering the paths to the opposing aim. On the different hand, Marítimo tried, by attacking, to shock Antonio Adán’s aim once more. André Vidigal, in the seventieth minute, pressured Gonçalo Inácio to make a providential lower and, shortly after, the Sporting goalkeeper made good on a person initiative by Chucho Ramírez.

At the different finish, Pedro Porro turned to quite a lot of crosses in search of a deflection from a team-mate, solely to see Paulinho unable to shoot into the again of the island’s web. Afterwards, Matheus Costa virtually turned a Matheus Reis cross into his personal aim, however the ball ended up in the aspect mesh of Marcelo Carné’s web.

Until the ultimate whistle, the highlights have been one other enchantment for a penalty by the Lisbon aspect. The Lions declare Matheus Costa’s ball inside the space, however Hélder Malheiro guidelines it over. This scenario was adopted by a very good transfer by Sporting. Nuno Santos crossed from the left and Pedro Porro missed the deflection by centimeters at the first put up. In additional time, Diogo Rochinha shaved his head with a very good cross from the proper. Adán additionally stepped as much as the spot in the final seconds, however to no impact.

With this consequence, Marítimo now has ten factors in the standings, however occupies seventeenth place, three behind Santa Clara, the first crew above the waterline. Sporting, in the meantime, saw Benfica run away from the lead and head to Luz subsequent week, twelve factors behind the arch-rivals.

Game time: The penalty transformed by Cláudio Winck, which gave victory to the islanders, was the second of the recreation. This contributed to Maritimista’s second win this season.

beginning groups

Maritime: Carné, Cláudio Winck, Mosquera, Léo Pereira, Vítor Costa, Matheus, Rafael Brito, João Afonso, Xadas, Vidigal and Liza.

Deputies: Miguel Silva, Beltrame, Chuchu Ramirez, Edgar Costa, Paulinho, Kanu, China, Dylan and France.

Sports: Adán, Pedro Porro, Matheus Reis, Gonçalo Inácio, Coates, Arthur Gomes, Mateus Fernandes, Ugarte, Edwards, Paulinho and Trincao.

Deputies: Franco Israel, St. Juste, Sotiris, Nuno Santos, Rochinha, Tanlongo, Ricardo Esgaio, José Marsà and Jovane Cabral.


Sporting will attempt to obtain, this Sunday, the eighth consecutive victory of the season and, for that, they need to win the journey to the ‘depressed’ Marítimo, in a match in the fifteenth spherical of I League.

The lions, who’re in fourth place in the championship, enter the discipline understanding that leaders Benfica and second-placed Sporting de Braga have already received this spherical and strategy FC Porto, who drew final Saturday at Casa Pia, and can keep for 2. factors behind the blues and whites.

For its half, Marítimo is in seventeenth and penultimate place, with solely seven factors and one victory in the championship, a crew now led by José Gomes.

The two groups face one another once more a number of weeks after the inexperienced and whites beat Marítimo at house, by 5-0, in a recreation in the group stage of the League Cup, however, in final season, the two groups drew 1-1 in Madeira, in an I Liga match.

The match between Marítimo and Sporting, which will probably be refereed by Hélder Malheiro, has the opening whistle scheduled at 18:00 and you possibly can comply with, stay, all the incidents of the match on the web page of Sports of the Minute.

Also learn: Marítimo-Sporting: The destruction of the lion is examined in the ‘Caldeirão Maldito’

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