SC Braga tries to recover fourth place in the reception to Rio Ave

Ricardo Quaresma was at this time the motive force of the victory (4-0) of Vitória SC within the Azores towards Santa Clara, scoring a aim and watching for 2 others, putting the Minho provisionally within the fourth place of the Soccer League.

In a recreation through which effectiveness prevailed over the hosts’ best possession, the 37-year-old winger was the decisive participant, with two assists and scoring a aim himself, which helped to briefly climb to fourth place with 19 factors, overtaking, by one, SC Braga, which on Tuesday receives Rio Ave.

The Victorians, who have been very efficient within the third consecutive victory within the competitors, interrupting a sequence of two successes of the opponent, have been solely two factors away from the third place, occupied by FC Porto, who visits Cidade Cradle within the subsequent spherical: Santa Clara retains seventh place, remoted, with 13 factors.

The Quaresma ‘competition’ began at six minutes, by taking an opponent out of the best way and crossing to André André’s diversion, on the first submit.

The luck of the islanders may have modified within the twenty second minute, nevertheless, the free-kick by Iraqi Rashid hit the submit, leaving the potential for equality, which was additional away after 5 minutes.

Ricardo Quaresma gained the ball within the assault and superior in ‘slalom’ till capturing, proper foot, to 2-0.

After solely three minutes, at 30, André André crossed for the top of Estupiñán, who virtually sentenced the sport with the third aim in 4 pictures from outsiders on aim.

Rashid suffered a penalty shortly after the restart, however in not one of the two makes an attempt he had managed to scale back: first Bruno Varela saved and, within the repeat ordered by referee Rui Costa, the Iraqi missed the goal.

Colombian Estupiñán had higher purpose when he was launched by Quaresma, ‘double’ and providing the fourth aim of the sport to the Victorians, who till this recreation had solely scored seven occasions.

Sport sheet

I play on the São Miguel Stadium, in Ponta Delgada.

Santa Clara – Vitória SC, 0-4.

At vary: 0-3.


0-1, André André, 06 minutes.

0-2, Ricardo Quaresma, 27.

0-3, Estupiñán, 30.

0-4, Estupiñán, 54.


– Santa Clara: Marco, Ramos, Fábio Cardoso, Mikel Villanueva, Lucas (Diogo Salomão, 46), Rashid (Anderson Carvalho, 72), Nené, Costinha (Jean Patrick, 72), Ukra (Lincoln, 72), Carlos Júnior ( Lucas Marques, 84) and Shahriyar.

(Substitutes: André Ferreira, João Afonso, Lincoln, Jean Patric, Anderson Carvalho, Lucas Marques, Diogo Salomão, Mesquita and Sagna).

Coach: Daniel Ramos.

– Vitória SC: Bruno Varela, Sacko, Jorge Fernandes, Abdul Mumin, Sílvio, André André (Miguel Luís, 64), Pepelu (André Amaro, 84), André Almeida, Rochinha (Eduards, 74), Ricardo Quaresma (Janvier, 74 ) and Estupiñán (Bruno Duarte, 84).

(Substitutes: Trmal, Edwards, Poha, Bruno Duarte, Mensah, André Amaro, Noah, Miguel Luís and Janvier).

Coach: João Henriques.

Referee: Rui Costa (Porto).

Disciplinary motion: Mikel Villanueva (56) is proven a yellow card.

Help: Sport performed behind closed doorways because of the covid-19 pandemic.

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