FC Porto was eliminated Tuesday, the League Cup 2016/17 to lose on Tuesday, with Moreirense 1-0 at stake regarding the third round of Group B, played at Comendador Joaquim Sports Park de Almeida Freitas, in Moreira Canons. With this win, the team coached by Augusto Inácio moves on to the ‘final four’. FC Porto finished the match with only nine players on the field.
For this meeting, Nuno Espírito Santo invested in the Algerian Brahimi before leaving for CAN2017, playing alongside Depoitre. José Sá in goal, with Boly defensive line, next to Maxi, and Felipe Telles. The midfield consisted of Herrera, Danilo, Andrew Andrew Oliver.
Porto started well the meeting with high blood pressure, looking for the goal that would help in the accounts for the passage to the next stage of the competition. After 15 minutes of high intensity, FC Porto lowered the tempo and the game became more balanced.
After 37 minutes, André André fell in Moreirense area and was complaining penalty. The referee Luis Godinho sent to play. Soon after, a great lost by men guided by Nuno Espírito Santo. insistently bid of FC Porto with the ball to be left for Depoitre that in small area, as in effort, deflected the ball into the post.
Towards the break, FC Porto returned to complain again controversial bid Moreirense in the area, again with André André to be grabbed and again the judge to send follow.
The second half started with the only goal of the meeting, pointed out after 50 minutes. Rebocho crossed from the left to the heart of the area, which appeared Geraldes, unmarked, to shoot accurate to the net.
Given this result, Nuno Espírito Santo called Corona and Jota to the bank, to the places of Andrew Andrew and Boly.
The game began to get more aggressive, defaulter, more stops assists, which caused the lowered rate.After 79 minutes, Danilo was sent off after receiving the second yellow card for complaining to the referee before this clash against the Portuguese midfielder. Six minutes later, Yacine Brahimi followed the same path as the Portuguese international to the crowds, after seeing the second yellow card for a dangerous foul.
The game ended with the advantage for Moreirense, which goes like this in front of the League Cup, scoring presence in the ‘final four’, which will be played at the end of January, in the Algarve.