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Photo by César Lomba e Sérgio Martins

Sporting CP win two Saturday training games

By Sporting CP
11 Jul, 2021

Team beat Belenenses SAD and GD Estoril Praia

Ahead of their preseason trip to the Algarve, Sporting Clube de Portugal's first team played two training games at the Academia Sporting in Alcochete this past Saturday.

The reigning league champions hosted Belenenses SAD and GD Estoril Praia in two 70-minute encounters, in the morning and afternoon.

gainst Belenenses SAD, Rúben Amorim's side won 1-0, with the goal scored by Joelson Fernandes. The team consisted of Luís Maximiano, Gonçalo Esteves, Eduardo Quaresma, Zouhair Feddal, Matheus Reis, Ricardo Esgaio, Dário Essugo, Daniel Bragança, Joelson Fernandes, Nuno Santos and Paulinho.

A full change of personnel for the 3-1 win over GD Estoril Praia saw a starting lineup of: Antonio Adán, Pedro Porro, Luís Neto, Gonçalo Inácio, Rodrigo Fernandes, Flávio Nazinho, Matheus Nunes, Bruno Tabata, Jovane Cabral, Tiago Ferreira and Tiago Tomás. Porro, Cabral and Tabata were all on the scoresheet.

Vitorino Antunes, Pedro Marques and Rúben Vinagre undertook specific fitness work.

The team leaves for the Algarve on Sunday, for their customary preseason training camp before their title defence gets underway.