Ghazal’s CD Nacional win 3-2 against Vitória de Guimarães
Aly Ghazal’s CD Nacional managed to grind out a tough 3-2 win against visitors Vitória de Guimarães in the Primeira Liga at home in Estádio da Madeira.
The first half started off quickly where the visitors posed an attacking threat on CD Nacional and managed to score a goal in just the second minute after Cafu put in a lovely through ball to Lica who put the ball comfortably into the net.
Nine minutes later, Nacional managed to equalize the score after Rui Correia headed in a goal from a Salvador Agra corner making it 1-1.
Both sides tried attacking and scoring the goal with a few attacks here and there, while Ali Ghazal received a yellow card in the 37th minute.
In the 45+1 minute, Vitória scored the second goal from a penalty after Henrique converted it from the spot.
The second half started quickly after Francisco Soares managed to score a header from a second corner assist from Salvador Agra making it 2-2.
Nacional finally gained the lead in the 81st minute after Joao Aurelio passed the ball inside the box to Francisco Soares who scored his second goal and the third for his team making it 3-2.
Following this fourth consecutive league win, Nacional now lay 10th in the league with 34 points below ninth placed Vitória de Guimarães who also have 34 points, but with just a one goal difference between them and Nacional.
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