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Porto v Club Brugge Live Commentary, 14/09/2022

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0 - 4
POR
CLU
Ferran Jutglà (15 pen)
K. Sowah (47)
A. Skov Olsen (52)
A. Nusa (89)
Estádio Do Dragão

Commentary

That's all for today. Goodbye!
Back-to-back defeats for Porto to start their European campaign means they have a very difficult job on their hands now if they want to progress to the knockout rounds. They will face Bayer Leverkusen in their next Champions League game, with the German side currently second in the group. Club Brugge are now top of their group with two wins from two. They will host Atletico Madrid in their next European match.
Both teams started the game with a good tempo and looked strong when attacking. Club Brugge broke the deadlock after Jutgla scored from the penalty spot. The Spaniard won the spot kick himself after he drew a foul from Joao Mario in the box. He placed his shot past Costa and into the bottom right corner. The visitors then took the game away from Porto early in the second half. Sowah was quicker to the ball than Zaidu and finished past Costa before Skov Olsen did the same following a cross from Meijer. 17-year-old Nusa then scored on his Champions League debut to make it 4-0 in the 89th minute to close the game.
90' + 4' FULL TIME: PORTO 0-4 CLUB BRUGGE
90' + 2' Mignolet makes a good save to stop a half-hearted attempt from Veron. The official raises his flag for offside following the save.
90' There will be a minimum of four additional minutes.
C. Nielsen
Assist
Club Brugge
89' Nielsen plays a great ball to split the Porto defence and find Nusa. The young forward makes no mistake and scores past Costa.
A. Nusa
Goal
Club Brugge
89' GOALL!!!!! 4-0 NUSA!!! The 17-year-old makes it 4-0 as he scores on his Champions League debut. Nielsen plays a superb ball in behind to the attacker and Nusa places the ball past Costa and into the bottom left corner.
86' POST! Brugge almost make it 4-0 late on as Onyedika's curling effort goes past Costa and crashes against the outside of the post!
85' Nielsen sends in a cross from a free-kick, but it is too powerful and goes over everyone's head for a goal kick.
83' Borges almost catches Mignolet out after his wayward cross went towards the goal. The goalkeeper makes a good diving save to stop the effort.
81' SAVE! Mignolet makes a brilliant reaction save low to his left after Wendell's cross was headed towards goal by Loader.
80' Porto are starting to commit a lot more players forward in the hope of triggering a late comeback in this game.
78' SAVE! Costa makes a good reflex save to stop Yaremchuk's header from the free-kick.
David Carmo
Yellow Card
Porto
77' Carmo receives a yellow card after a late challenge on Nusa.
Wendell
Z. Sanusi
Porto
76' Wendell replaces Zaidu to give Porto extra pace in the defence.
E. Sobol
B. Meijer
Club Brugge
75' Sobol replaces Meijer at right-back after the defender was fatigued.
A. Nusa
Ferran Jutglà
Club Brugge
75' Nusa comes on for goalscorer Jutgla as the 17-year-old joins Yaremchuk in the attack.
73' Pepe does well to beat Meijer on the right wing, but his cross into the box is no issue for Boyata to clear.
R. Yaremchuk
A. Skov Olsen
Club Brugge
71' Club Brugge switch to a 4-4-2 as Yaremchuk replaces goalscorer Skov Olsen. Jutgla and Yaremchuk will now lead the attacking line.
69' Boyata commits a clumsy challenge in the middle of the pitch, much to the frustrations of the Porto players. Brugge have been very aggressive in this match.
67' Porto are really struggling to progress into the opposition area now. Their attacks keep breaking down once they advance into the final third.
D. Boyata
L. Sylla
Club Brugge
65' Hoefkens takes no risks with his side as he brings on Boyata for Sylla, who recently was booked for a rash challenge.
63' Since the start of last season, Porto have scored just five goals in the UEFA Champions League, despite having an expected goals total of 10.1 based on the quality of their chances. Indeed, this negative difference of -5.1 is the biggest of any team in the competition during this period.
Gabriel Veron
Galeno
Porto
61' Veron comes onto the pitch for Galeno as Conceicao looks to freshen the wide players for his side.
Gonçalo Borges
Otávio
Porto
61' Borges replaces Otavio on the right wing for Porto.
60' Both sides are struggling to work the ball into the final third. Porto are holding a much higher line than previously in the game.
58' Pepe shoots from a long way out to try and catch out Mignolet, but the goalkeeper is aware and catches the effort.
56' Porto are trying to slow the game down following two quick goals from Brugge but it is proving to be a difficult task.
L. Sylla
Yellow Card
Club Brugge
54' Sylla receives a yellow card after a clumsy challenge on Eustaquio.
B. Meijer
Assist
Club Brugge
52' Meijer receives the ball on the left-wing following a throw-in and drives the ball across the box to find Skov Olsen unmarked at the back post to finish the chance.
A. Skov Olsen
Goal
Club Brugge
52' GOALLLL!!!!! SKOV OLSEN!!! Club Brugge continue their dominant start to the half with another goal! Meijer plays a low driven cross into the box, it is missed by Jutgla and caught sweetly by an unmarked Skov Olsen. 3-0.
51' Porto fans are jeering their team after Eustaquio overhits his pass to Otavio and gives Brugge a goal kick. Similar story to the first half so far for Porto.
49' Porto win two corners in quick succession, but they are both dealt with by the Brugge defenders with ease.
Ferran Jutglà
Assist
Club Brugge
47' Jutgla does well to hold up the ball against multiple Porto defenders and then find Sowah with a pass. The winger then takes a touch into the box and finishes past Costa.
K. Sowah
Goal
Club Brugge
47' GOALLLL!!!!! 2-0 SOWAH!!! It is the perfect start for Club Brugge in the second half as Sowah doubles their lead. He gets to the pass from Jutgla before Zaidu can intercept and calmly slots the ball past Costa.
46' Jutgla gets the second half underway!
D. Namaso
João Mário
Porto
46' Loader replaces Joao Mario, who was on a yellow card.
Toni Martínez
Evanilson
Porto
46' Martinez replaces Evanilson in the Porto frontline as they look for an early goal in this second half.
Although Club Brugge started the game well, they have been poor when attacking since taking the lead. Porto have had more of the ball in the game but are struggling to make use of it, with many attacks ending with overhit passes or crosses straight into the hands of Mignolet. It is still very much all to play for in this game with both teams showing what they are capable of.
Both teams started the game with a good tempo and looked strong when attacking. Club Brugge broke the deadlock after Jutgla scored from the penalty spot. The Spaniard won the spot kick himself after he drew a foul from Joao Mario in the box. He placed his shot past Costa and into the bottom right corner. Porto's best chance came from Pepe after he found himself one-on-one against Mignolet, but the goalkeeper saved well after closing the striker down.
45' + 1' HALF TIME: PORTO 0-1 CLUB BRUGGE
C. Nielsen
Yellow Card
Club Brugge
45' + 1' Nielsen receives a yellow card for stopping Galeno on a potential attack with the use of his elbow.
45' There will be a minimum of one additional minute.
44' Club Brugge are looking to see their lead through to the break as they sit deeper and deeper out of possession.
42' SAVE! Costa makes a good save low to his left to stop Skov Olsen's shot towards the bottom corner. He spills the ball on the first save but gathers it the second time round.
40' Vanaken tries his luck from outside the box as he looks to catch Costa out at his near post, but he drags his shot wide of the left post.
38' Pepe tries to find Evanilson with a long ball in behind, but he puts too much power on the pass and Mignolet collects the ball.
36' Porto are forcing Brugge further towards their own goal as they move the ball forward. However, they are still looking to work the ball into the box to challenge Mignolet.
34' Both sides are now finding it difficult to find passes in the final third of the pitch. Most of the attacking is being done out wide on the wings.
32' Porto are struggling to handle the physicality of the game. Club Brugge have won 57 per cent of the duels so far in the match.
30' CHANCE! Sowah intercepts a loose pass from Joao Mario to get in behind, but his first touch takes him too wide of the goal and allows Costa to make a comfortable save.
D. Odoi
Yellow Card
Club Brugge
27' Odoi receives a yellow card after a powerful challenge on Galeno.
26' Since the opening goal in the game, Porto are playing better than their opponents and progressing further up the pitch. Brugge are struggling to keep possession once regaining it.
24' SAVE! Mignolet makes a great save to stop Pepe from scoring one-on-one. The goalkeeper rushes out to close the angle and forces Pepe into an early shot.
23' Club Brugge won 1-0 against Bayer Leverkusen on MD1, halting a run of four successive defeats in the UEFA Champions League. They have only won consecutive games in the competition once, beating SK Rapid Wien twice in a row in October/November 2005.
21' Porto are finding most of their success down the wings when attacking against Brugge. Both lofted passes to the wingers and dribble attempts from Otavio and Galeno have been positive for the hosts.
R. Onyedika
Yellow Card
Club Brugge
19' Onyedika goes into the referee's book after bringing down Otavio to stop a counter-attack.
17' Eustaquio sends in a dangerous corner but it is eventually cleared by Odoi with a bicycle kick.
Ferran Jutglà
Penalty Goal
Club Brugge
15' GOALLLL!!!! 1-0 JUTGLA!!! Jutgla makes no mistake from the spot to put Club Brugge in the lead. He slots the ball into the bottom right corner and past Costa, who dives the right way.
João Mário
Yellow Card
Porto
14' Joao Mario receives a yellow card after bringing down Jutgla in the box for a penalty.
14' PENALTY TO CLUB BRUGGE! The away side win a penalty after Joao Mario brings down Jutgla in the box.
13' Joao Mario advances up the pitch following a counter-attack from a Brugge corner. He cuts onto his right foot and tries to find the top right corner, but overhits his shot.
11' Pepe finds himself in-behind the Brugge backline after a good pass from Uribe. He plays the ball across the six-yard box but none of his team-mates can finish the chance.
9' Both teams are starting the game well and attacking with a fast tempo. Porto look more assured of themselves in the final third at the moment.
7' Galeno has more success down the left-wing after Zaidu plays a lofted pass to the winger. Galeno gets to the byline but his low cross is cut out.
5' Galeno has the first chance of the match after Porto regain possession through their pressing nature. The winger receives the ball on the left side of the box and tries to curl it in with a first-time finish, but his effort is wide of the post.
3' Club Brugge are first to bring the ball down and have a spell of possession. Porto are pressing hard all over the pitch.
1' Evanilson gets the game underway!
The players are making their way out of the tunnel and onto the pitch!
Porto have lost their last their last three UEFA Champions League matches, with two of those coming against Atletico Madrid; they have never lost four in a row in the competition before.
Sergio Conceicao makes one change for Porto from their last Champions League fixture as Joao Mario replaces the suspended Taremi. Carl Hoefkens makes no changes to his starting 11 from the side that faced Leverkusen.
SUBS: Lynnt Audoor, Eder Balanta, Dedryck Boyata, Senne Lammens, Cyle Larin, Noah Mbamba, Antonio Nusa, Owen Otasowie, Cisse Sandra, Nick Shinton, Eduard Sobol, Roman Yaremchuk.
Club Brugge (4-3-3): Simon Mignolet; Dennis Odoi, Brandon Mechele, Abakar Sylla, Bjorn Meijer; Casper Nielsen, Raphael Onyedika, Hans Vanaken; Andreas Skov Olsen, Ferren Jutgla, Kamal Sowah.
SUBS: Goncalo Borges, Bruno Costa, Fabio Cardoso, Claudio Ramos, Rodrigo Conceicao, Andre Franco, Gabriel Veron, Marko Grujic, Daniel Loader, Ivan Marcano, Toni Martinez, Wendell.
Porto (4-4-2): Diogo Costa; Joao Mario, Pepe, David Carmo, Zaidu; Otavio, Stephen Eustaquio, Mateus Uribe, Galeno; Pepe, Evanilson.
Club Brugge are currently on a six-game winning streak in all competitions, including a 1-0 victory against Bayer Leverkusen in the Champions League last week. Defender Abakar Sylla scored the only goal in the game.
Porto lost their opening group game 2-1 against Atletico Madrid after Antoine Griezmann scored a 101st-minute winner. Mehdi Taremi picked up a red card in the game but helped his side bounce back on the weekend after they beat Chaves 3-0.
Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the Champions League fixture between FC Porto and Club Brugge.