On date 3 of group B of the UEFA – Champions League 2022-2023 tournament, Porto won this Tuesday against B. Leverkusen. The goals for the locals were scored by Zaidu Sanusi (23′ 2T) and Galeno (40′ 2T).
Bayer Leverkusen striker Patrik Schick squandered a chance to open the scoring and go ahead by missing a penalty in the 44th minute of the first half.
Diogo Costa was the figure of the match. The Porto goalkeeper was essential for saving 6 shots and making 19 correct passes.
Another relevant player in the match was Zaidu Sanusi. The defender from Porto was important for scoring 1 goal.
With a dirty game, the match played between both teams stood out. There was a large number of cautioned: Piero Hincapié, João Mário, Jeremie Frimpong, Robert Andrich, Mateus Uribe and David Carmo. Jeremie Frimpong was sent off after receiving his second yellow card, in the 87th minute of the second half.
Porto’s technical director, Sérgio Marceneiro Conceicao, proposed a 4-4-2 strategy with Diogo Costa in goal; João Mário, Pepe, David Carmo and Wendell in the defensive line; Bruno Costa, Stephen Eustaquio, Mateus Uribe and Pepê in the middle; and Evanilson and Mehdi Taremi in attack.
For their part, those led by Gerardo Seoane stopped with a 4-5-1 scheme with Lukás Hrádecky under the three sticks; Jeremie Frimpong, Jonathan Tah, Edmond Tapsoba and Piero Hincapié on defense; Robert Andrich, Charles Aránguiz, Moussa Diaby, Adam Hlozek and Callum Hudson-Odoi at half court; and Patrik Schick up front.
The judge selected for the match at the Estádio do Dragão stadium was Anthony Taylor.
Porto will host Bayer Leverkusen on the next day. Likewise, B. Leverkusen will play at home against Porto.
Porto adds 3 points and is in second place, while Bayer Leverkusen is in third place with 3 units.
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