Chaves misses a penalty at 96′ and leaves for the last lap in a play-off position

A two-goal draw at home against Estrela da Amadora – which thus ensured their permanence – allows Casa Pia to enter the last round in second place in the table. Flavienses land tour of the first listed Rio Ave

Desportivo de Chaves did not go beyond a 2-2 draw at home to Estrela da Amadora in the penultimate round of the SABSEG League. The flavienses reach the last round of the competition in third place in the jump-off.

At half-time, Chaves won 2-1, after goals from Bachi and João Mendes for the home side and Romano for the visitors. In the second half, Diogo Salomão equalized in the 62nd minute.

In one of the last shots of the match, in the 90+6th minute, Chaves had a great opportunity to get the win and thus move back into second place, but Bachi shot too high, wasting a penalty that could make the difference in the ascent. .

The Desportivo de Chaves go for the last lap in third place, with one point less than Casa Pia, who visits Leixões, and with three less than the leader Rio Ave, who will receive, precisely, the flavienses. A victory for Vítor Campelos’ team is worth the direct promotion, due to the advantage in the direct confrontation.

With the draw won in Chaves, Estrela da Amadora guaranteed her permanence in the SABSEG League, being, after the amassed point, mathematically free to play in the relegation play-off.

Match at the Eng.º Manuel Branco Teixeira Municipal Stadium, in Chaves.

Desportivo de Chaves – Estrela da Amadora, 2-2.

At halftime: 2-1.


1-0, Batxi, 10 mins.

2-0, João Mendes, 23.

2-1, Chapi, 29 (penalty).

2-2, Solomon, 62.


Chaves: Paulo Vítor, Nuno Campos, Alexsandro, Luís Rocha (João Correia, 88), Bruno Langa, Kevin Pina (Patrick, 75), Guima, João Mendes (Nuno Coelho, 61), Wellington (Juninho, 61), Batxi and Platinum (Jo, 75).

(Substitutes: Ricardo Moura, Paulinho, Patrick, Juninho, Adriano Castanheira, João Correia, Nuno Coelho, João Correia and Jô).

Coach: Vitor Campelos.

Star of Amadora: Gonçalo Tabuaço, Miguel Lopes, Anthony Correia, André Duarte, Afonso Figueiredo, Aloísio, Traoré, Madson (Michel, 90+2), Chapi, Salomão (Sérgio Conceição, 64) and Tipote (Fabrício, 54).

(Substitutes: Nuno Hidalgo, Paulinho, Reko, Fabrício, Xavi, Maestro, Schutte Sérgio Conceição and Michel.

Coach: Ricardo Cheu.

Referee: André Narciso (AF Setubal).

Disciplinary penalty: Yellow card for Luís Rocha (29), Traoré (49 and 90+4), Nuno Campos (52), Bruno Langa (82), Fabrício (85), Madson (90+1), João Correia (90+ 5) and Anthony Correia (90+5). Red card for accumulation for Traoré (90 + 4).

Attendance: 5171 spectators.

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