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Sporting Lisbon 2-3 Rio Ave: Sebastian Coates sees red after conceding three penalties

Sebastian Coates
Sebastian Coates was shown a red card in injury time as Sporting Lisbon were beaten by Rio Ave

Conceding three penalties and being sent off sounds like a defender's nightmare, but that was reality for Sporting Lisbon's Sebastian Coates in defeat by Rio Ave on Saturday.

The former Liverpool centre-back was walking a tightrope from the sixth minute when he was booked for bringing down Mehdi Taremi in the area.

Filipe Augusto scored the penalty to put Rio Ave ahead, before goals from Bruno Fernandez and Luiz Phellype gave Sporting the lead and left their Uruguayan defender breathing a sigh of relief.

But with four minutes left, Coates' evening really went downhill.

First, and a little unfortunately, he gave away a second penalty as Taremi fell over with minimal contact, then the 28-year-old was shown a second yellow in injury time when he slid in on the same player to concede a third penalty.

The result saw Sporting drop to third in the Primeira Liga, three points behind leaders Famalicao.

Line-ups

Sporting

  • 1Ribeiro
  • 50Correia
  • 4CoatesBooked at 89mins
  • 22Mathieu
  • 9AcuñaSubstituted forPlataat 90+2'minutes
  • 37Valle da Silva
  • 98Doumbia
  • 11Dias Belloli
  • 8Bruno Fernandes
  • 10ViettoSubstituted forBorjaat 79'minutes
  • 29Luciano Silva

Substitutes

  • 5da Silva
  • 7Soares Camacho
  • 14Novo Neto
  • 20Plata
  • 23Diaby
  • 26Borja
  • 81Arantes Maximiano

Rio Ave

  • 1Kieszek
  • 4Macedo Monte
  • 6Borevkovic
  • 15de Jesus Santos
  • 2Reis de LimaBooked at 57mins
  • 11Gomes dos SantosSubstituted forCardoso Manéat 68'minutes
  • 5Carvalho SouzaBooked at 18mins
  • 8Vaz Alves MonteiroSubstituted forJamborat 76'minutes
  • 10Silva Lopes
  • 99Taremi
  • 9Pereira Castro MoreiraSubstituted forJeronimoat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 19Jeronimo
  • 21Cardoso Mané
  • 23Jambor
  • 24Gaspar Amaral
  • 33da Silva Junior
  • 70de Souza
  • 88Fagundes dos Anjos
Referee:
João Pinheiro
Attendance:
37,942

Match Stats

Home TeamSportingAway TeamRio Ave
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away6
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home1
Away2
Fouls
Home17
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sporting CP 2, Rio Ave 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sporting CP 2, Rio Ave 3.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Nikola Jambor (Rio Ave).

  4. Post update

    Bruno Fernandes (Sporting CP) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Diego Lopes (Rio Ave) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Gonzalo Plata (Sporting CP).

  7. Post update

    Offside, Sporting CP. Thierry Correia tries a through ball, but Bruno Fernandes is caught offside.

  8. Post update

    Diego Lopes (Rio Ave) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Gonzalo Plata (Sporting CP).

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Sporting CP. Gonzalo Plata replaces Marcos Acuña.

  11. Goal!

    Goal! Sporting CP 2, Rio Ave 3. Filipe Augusto (Rio Ave) converts the penalty with a left footed shot to the bottom left corner.

  12. Dismissal

    Second yellow card to Sebastián Coates (Sporting CP) for a bad foul.

  13. Post update

    Penalty Rio Ave. Mehdi Taremi draws a foul in the penalty area.

  14. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Sebastián Coates (Sporting CP) after a foul in the penalty area.

  15. Post update

    Marcos Acuña (Sporting CP) hits the left post with a header from the left side of the six yard box. Assisted by Raphinha with a cross.

  16. Goal!

    Goal! Sporting CP 2, Rio Ave 2. Ronan (Rio Ave) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

  17. Post update

    Penalty Rio Ave. Mehdi Taremi draws a foul in the penalty area.

  18. Post update

    Penalty conceded by Sebastián Coates (Sporting CP) after a foul in the penalty area.

  19. Post update

    Mehdi Taremi (Rio Ave) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Thierry Correia (Sporting CP).

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 31st August 2019

  • SportingSporting Lisbon2Rio AveRio Ave3
  • Desportivo AvesDesportivo Aves2FC FamalicãoFC Famalicão3
  • Paços de FerreiraPaços de Ferreira0MarítimoMarítimo1
  • Gil VicenteGil Vicente0Vitória SetúbalVitória Setúbal0

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1FC Famalicão431073410
2Boavista42205328
3Sporting42118627
4Moreirense42115327
5Benfica32017256
6FC Porto32017256
7Rio Ave32018446
8Gil Vicente412135-25
9Sporting Braga31115414
10Tondela31114404
11Santa Clara311112-14
12Marítimo411257-24
13Portimonense411235-24
14Desportivo Aves4103711-43
15Vitória Setúbal403104-43
16Vitória Guimarães20202202
17Belenenses402203-32
18Paços de Ferreira401318-71
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