Estoril Praia received this afternoon FC Penafiel, at Estádio António Coimbra da Mota, in a game for Ledman LigaPro. In spite of the smaller offensive flow and less ball possession, the victory ended up smiling to the visiting team (0-1).
Luis Freire, points out that: “we came into play the way we wanted, with an offensive capacity, possession of the ball and pressure on the opponent. We had the best opportunities and, despite having had merit as he held the game and the result, without any justification, Penafiel ended up getting the goal on a rebound.
“We faced an always very low opponent in the pitch and, despite our reinforcements in the offensive line, we were not effective in the last third of the field, also on merit of our opponent. We have to strengthen the finishing work,” says Luís Freire.
To finish, the coach says: “We thank the Estoril fans who were present at António Coimbra da Mota. After the Holidays, on a weekday and at a complicated time, we felt their support and as always, they have not stopped supporting us. For all we did on the pitch, we deserved another result. ”
Thierry, Filipe Soares, Gonçalo Santos, João Patrão, Diakhité, Roberto, João Góis, João Pedro, Aylton Boa Morte, Rafael Furlan and Sandro Lima were the eleven players who started the game this afternoon. Dadashov, Matheus Nunes and Jonata were also elements used by the coach.