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Fixture 1: pranabrb v Rickyt - [Confirmed]

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Result: 1-4

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Home Team

Manager: @pranabrb
Franchise: Vitoria Guimaraes

Players Info

  • Scorers: I. Slimani
  • Assists: -
  • Clean Sheet: -
  • MoTM (if applicable): -

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Away Team

Manager: @Rickyt
Franchise: Chievo

Player Info

  • Scorers: B. Afobe (2), D Gonzalez, R. Valente
  • Assists: B. Afobe(2)
  • Clean Sheet: -
  • MoTM (if applicable): B. Afobe

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Match Report

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It was new manager @pranabrb's second home game of the season .

All eyes were on the home team's promising youngster "Adama Traore", and his surprise new role , in the Hole, just off the main striker.A big shift from his Box to Box duty before.

It was a risk Pranab took, by getting him freed of his tracking back duties, hoping he would express him self, And help release star targetman, Islam Slimani.

Took about 20 mins for both the managers and teams to get a feel of the atmosphere , game being played in the midfield, strikers not able to break either defensive walls.

But then , it was someone else who just grabbed his opportunity, out of the blue, with nothing to lose . It was away team 's Bennick Afobe ! 

The striker just suddenly shifted to 5th gear and setup the first goal, with a neat move, and himself scored an a matter of 10 mins !

Before even half time, Pranab was given a huge problem, of that of having to chase the game with his new tactical setup .

Second half started with promise , and star player ,Slimani, used his big frame to make a nuisance of himself in the box ,and scored near the one hour mark.

And not long after , Adnan Januzaj ,curled a wonderful cross from the right with his weak foot to give Slimani a chance of a free near post header, which he shamefully skewed inches wide ! It should have been 2-2

And almost from the next attack, player of the match, Afobe, setup Ricardo Valente, for the away team's 3rd goal and that just threw the home team off.

They suddenly started looking like Jose Mourinho's 2018 premier league side .

Featured player , Adama Traore was then taken off, he was khackered, the occasion got to him it seems. Joao Pedro moved to his more natural AMF role, and another young bright talent Brereton, was sent to the Left flank.

But it didn't matter, Afobe, having a dream game , then finished the game with the 4th goal . What a day in the office he had !

A game which had promise, but the away side , stole the show.

Looks like Pranab will need to strengthen his squad in the January transfer window.Its a time for concern ,early in the seaosn for Vitoria Guimaraes.

😀

Good game @Rickyt

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Good game pal. Your report summed it up. Though you missed your early chance which hit the bar. You definitely had chances to get back to 2-2. Only really scored the other two because you were chasing the game. Afobe had a dream debut. 

Catch you after your holiday pal. :up: Don't think you need to tinker too much. 

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Results & Stats Added :pen: 

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