Sporting came to lose but gave back to the result in the second part. Bas Dost and Bruno Fernandes scored, but Mathieu gave French a touch of leonine victory. Lions have 31 points and are two behind leaders FC Porto.
Match summary: Sporting entered Alvalade tonight under the sign of victory, but was a ‘sign’ that lasted a short time. Is that early in the game, João Camacho froze the fans with an early goal.
With Sporting half loss on the pitch, a result of Bruno César’s inclusion in the eleven, the lions would still be ‘suffering more’. It’s that after seeing a goal overturned to Bas Dost, by pretending offside, at 17 minutes of Diaby, the green and white still suffered another.
Palocevic, at 26, headed into the inside of the area, before firing then into Renan’s tight defense.
The formation of the house would still reduce before the half-time, by Bas Dost, who converted from the mark of penalty a fault suffered by the
The second time proved to be different. The lions came in electrified, with Miguel Luís already in the place of Bruno César, and tried to force the adversary error.
With shots from outside the area and more individual initiatives, Keizer’s pupils threatened the goal, which only arrived in the 70th minute in a bid of insistence.
Already with Jovane in place of Nani, the young player isolates Bas Dost, the Dutchman strikes to defense of Daniel Guimarães and in the recharge Bruno Fernandes makes the tie.
Then it was Mathieu’s turn to shine. After showing up to be the most discontented during the previous 75 minutes with a long distance bomb, the Frenchman beat Daniel Guimarães to ecstasy of green and white fans.
87 minutes into the game, Bas Dost gave the home team a red card with a red card for kicking the ball home. Bruno Fernandes scored on a counterattack down the right wing, but the shot went just wide of the target.
With this result, the lions return to the second place (31 points) of the league table, being now two points behind the leader FC Porto, which adds 33 points.
Sporting and Nacional are again on Sunday in another match for the Portuguese League. The lions enter the field, with their supporters on the stands, to try to cement the good start of the campaign with their coach.
Marcel Keizer, since joining Sporting Clube de Portugal, has only triumphed, five in total, scoring 20 goals, an impressive mark he will certainly want to keep today.
For his part, Nacional, needing more points, warned before leaving for Alvalade to come and said that the bus, if it ever existed, would stay in Madeira.