Braga wins Estoril and approaches Benfica

Sporting de Braga beat Estoril, by 2-0, this Sunday, in a game of the 13th round of the I League. Ricardo Horta was the biggest figure in the match, scoring the two goals in a victory that allows the Minho to consolidate the 4th place. Furthermore, they approach the podium.

Carvalhal’s team is six points behind Benfica, 3rd. Estoril suffers their first defeat away from home, this season, maintains the 5th place, now four points behind Braga.

The game was decided in the first half, dominated by the home team, with goals from Ricardo Horta, in the 34th and 39th minutes, after having missed a penalty.

Estoril reacted after the 65th minute, marked by the expulsion of Lucas Mineiro. The team coached by Bruno Pinheiro took charge of the match and Matheus was decisive, as he contained the opponent’s various onslaughts.

In the next round of the I League, Braga will play at Estádio do Dragão, with FC Porto, but before that, on Thursday, they will host Estrela Vermelha, in a decisive game to qualify for the next phase of the Europa League. Estoril has an appointment with Belenenses SAD, in round 14.

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