Vizela wins Arauca and takes an important step in the fight for maintenance

The two goals scored by striker Chetten allowed Vizella to defeat Arauca today, 2-1, in a match in the 31st round of the Portuguese Football League, and to “breathe” better in the maintenance struggle, unlike the opponent.

The 26-year-old Brazilian striker converted the home side’s superiority to a goal in the first half, in the 38th minute, and “sealed” Vizella’s return to home in the 72nd minute, in response to Alan Ruiz’s goal, in the 49th minute. Minute, Aruca team gave, on Despite the smallest offensive initiative, he hit the “iron” three times.

By winning again at home, which hasn’t happened since January 30 (3-2 to Vitoria de Guimarães), Minho is now 13th with 32 points, six more than 16th, Moreirense, a team in reaching the playoff zone. , and another seven against 17, Tondela, in the slopes area, while the Serra da Freita group maintained fifteenth place, with a score of 27.

With Alex Méndez back in the midfield and Schettine at the center of the attack, the Vizelenses established themselves in the opponent’s midfield at several moments in the first half, after threatening for the first time with Victor Braga’s goal in a ball from Samu on the side, in the 17th minute.

After his withdrawal, the team coached by Armando Evangelista responded two minutes later, with a header to the post by Andre Silva, the striker who would see the right post prevent him from scoring in the 36th minute, with a new header.

These two occasions were an exception to Minho’s rise, as it was embodied in a bicycle kick by Chetten who was stopped by a dazzling chance from the Arroquense goalkeeper, in the 25th minute, before the Brazilian striker scored his seventh goal in the tournament, with an ‘adjustment’. In a small area Igor Juliau passed by.

Isolated by Schettine, Kiko Bonoso missed another Vizela goal in 45+1 minutes, on top of the break sparking the coach’s reaction by Armando Evangelista and the replacement of key referee Artur Soares Dias, injured in his left calf. leg.

The fourth official, David Silva, took over the role of the main referee in the second half as Aroca appeared with another “face”, “pushing” the opponent into his defensive stronghold, in an attempt that earned him a four-minute equaliser, in an arc free kick by Alan Ruiz placed near the right post. .

In the face of the temporary “confusion” of Vizella, the “blue and yellow” team was millimeters from the turn in the 55th minute, in a shot from Arsénio Pedro Silva swerved to the post, which preceded the reaction of Minhotos, sparking by an attempt in which they requested a penalty kick from Basso On Cassiano, at 58, without the referee’s approval.

With teams gradually being exposed to errors in offensive construction, the game became more ‘broken’ until the moment Kiko Bondoso stepped up to the right wing and the ‘tension’ footsteps of an incomplete defense by Victor Braga, Chitten used it to rebound. Decisive.

With Vizela again in front of the ‘scorer’, Arroca launched the attack and had two chances to equalise, led by Andre Silva, in the 80th and 90 + 2 minutes, the latter already after Kiko Bonoso missed the score 3-1.

game card

Game at Estádio do Futebol Clube de Vizela.

Vizela-Arauca, 2-1.

Halftime: 1-0.


1-0, skeetin, 38 minutes.

1-1, Alan Ruiz, 49.

2-1, two skis, 72.


– Vizela: Pedro Silva, Igor Giuliao, Anderson, Evanildo Fernandez, Ofori, Claudemir, Alex Mendes (Osama Rashid, 69, Rafael Gozo, 82), Samo, Casciano (Nuno Moreira, 69), Kiko Bondoso (Aidara, 90+6). ) and Schettine (Kévin Zohi, 80).

(Alternates: Evo Gonçalves, Aidara, Maviram, Osama Rashid, Rafael Gozo, Andrés Sarmiento, Nuno Moreira, Kevin Zhuhe and Go Tianyu).

Coach: Alvaro Pacheco.

Arroca: Victor Braga, Thiago Esgayo (Bruno Marquez, 83), Basso, Galovic, Quaresma, Leandro Silva (Betti, 73), David Simao, Alan Ruiz, Boccia (Uday Dabbagh, 78), Arsenio (Anthony, 73) Andre Silva.

(Alternates: Zuba, Thales, Abdallah, Thiago Araujo, Marco Soares, Betty, Anthony, Uday Dabbagh and Bruno Marquez).

Coach: Armando Evangelista.

Referee: Artur Soares Dias (Porto FA).

Disciplinary Actions: Yellow cards to Cassiano (15), Alan Ruiz (20), Alex Mendes (52), Ofori (64) and Claudemir (90 + 5).

Attendance: 2,795 spectators.

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