Trainer Marcel Emperor has Sunday first defeat ago with Sporting CP. The uitduel with Vitória SC, the number five of the Portuguese league, went 1-0 loss.
The only goal of the match was for peace created by Vitória-attacker Tozé. The moderate playing Sporting, where striker Bas Dost as usual in the base, it was not in the contest to run.
The defeat in Guimarães is the first setback for the Emperor at Sporting. The first seven games under the former Ajax coach, who at the beginning of november a contract until mid-2021, signed by the club, were all won.
Sporting made with good football impression at successively Lusitano FC (1-4), FK Qarabag (1-6), Rio Ave (1-3), Aves (4-1), Vorskla Poltava (3-0), Nacional and Rio Ave (both 5-2).
Sporting is in second place lost
By the defeat at Vitória became Sporting the second place in the Primeira Liga lost to Benfica, that earlier in the day persuasive of number four SC Braga won: 6-2. FC Porto is on top with 36 points, followed by Benfica (32), Sporting (31), Braga (30) and Vitória (25).
Dost, in the first half of the season a number of matches missed due to injury, stuck with a ten competitietreffers. He is behind Dyego Sousa from Braga (eleven goals), the number two of the topscorerslijst in Portugal.
Sporting wait after the christmas season one race in 2018. On 29 december Feirense opponent in the group stage of the second Portuguese cup.
Top 5 Primeira Liga
- 1. FC Porto 14-36 (30-9)
- 2. Benfica 14-32 (31-13)
- 3. Sporting CP 14-32 (30-15)
- 4. SC Braga 14-30 (28-16)
- 5. Vitória SC 14-25 (21-25)