Sporting quietly won at home over Boavista on Sunday evening (3-0), on the occasion of the twenty-fourth day of the Portuguese League. A meeting marked in particular by the stunning goal of Nuno Santos, who opened the scoring with a deft header.
Jewel alert in the Portuguese league. During the reception of Boavista (3-0) for the 24th day, the sports winger Nuno Santos delighted the crowd at the Jose Alvalade stadium with a very impressive goal to open the scoring. As we played in the 17th minute, the 28-year-old took advantage of a deflected ball to recover leather with a left-foot scarf shot, rather than securing the inside of the right-foot, in the penalty area. A very impressive gesture that left Boavista goalkeeper Rafael Bracalli behind.
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Sporting survives in the Champions League
This feat of Nuno Santos, seventh of the season, is as remarkable as it is decisive, as Sporting finally won 3-0 on Sunday, with two more goals from Salvador Agra (CS) and Paulinho. A clear and flawless victory that allows the players of Ruben Amorim to maintain fourth place in the standings and continue to believe in the Champions League.
Lisbon are five points behind third-placed Braga and are effectively qualified for the Champions League play-offs. The Sporting C1 took part in it this year by finishing third in its group, ahead of OM. The Portuguese club reversed in the Europa League, released Midtjylland in the play-offs and stood against Arsenal in the first leg of the Round of 16 (2-2) at home. The two teams meet on Thursday at the Emirates Stadium (9 pm RMC Sport 1 time).