Marega available to return to eleven

After being in good form in the classic against Benfica, Marega did not leave the bench in the match with Sporting.

It was, however, a precautionary measure, so the Malian forward will be in a position to return to eleven in the match with V. Setúbal, scheduled for Monday.

At the end of the game of Alvalade, Sérgio Conceição has not yet concealed any apprehension about the clinical state of Soares, but despite the natural frame of fatigue that presents, the forward will also be in a position to play with the sadinos.

“With Sérgio Conceição, we have to be always connected”

World Soccer magazine dedicated a page to the career of Sérgio Conceição at FC Porto and brought to the conversation the Frenchman Vincent Sasso, former pupil of the coach in SC Braga.

“It’s very demanding. With him you have to be always on. If you’re not, he’ll tell you in the face. He is a true leader of men and puts a lot of emphasis on the tactical aspect of the game, “said the central defender, currently in the Belenenses.

Restelo disappointment in title lost in 2015

Porto, then led by Spain’s Julen Lopetegui, fought until the penultimate round of 2014/2015 for the national title with Benfica. The dragons lost the mathematical hypothesis of reaching the first place in the Stadium of Restelo, thanks to a goal of Tiago Caeiro, who gave the title to the incarnates – who also tied in Guimarães on the same day.

Jackson Martinez still put the blue and white in front of the scoreboard before the interval, but Belenenses’ striker came in 72 minutes and shortly after, tied the game, handing the title on a plate to Benfica, who won the title. a journey from the epilogue of the race.

Only Bakic is missing in the dragon attack

Silas has begun preparing for the welcome to FC Porto, scheduled for next Monday and will be the first of seven finals – in a series filled with difficulties until the end of the season – towards the goal of maintenance.

Of the list of players capable of dueling against the dragons, only Marco Bakic remains absent for being in the service of the selection of Montenegro, that today faces Turkey in private game.

The midfielder is expected to return only tomorrow, although it is not certain that he arrives in time to train. His reinstatement in the work could happen only on Thursday, but still in time for the game with FC Porto.

Óliver: a magical night, the best goal and the unmissable goal

The collective achievements are more important and it is in the certainty that, in the end, FC Porto will celebrate the title, which the Spaniard supports, at a stage where he does not start and is still waiting to make a debut.

Óliver Torres is the only player on the roster from the start and still does not know what to score. Hence, keep your focus on progressing and evolving towards being a better and more complete player. While this is not enough, it matters that the team wins.

He has just completed 100 matches for FC Porto. What was the most marked?

-There was a magic day, Champions game, with Bayern [15/04/2015], where we won 3-1. It was an incredible game, a game of those that make us feel special as professionals. It was a magical night.

And the best of the 10 goals you scored?

– All goals are special, but the first [3-0 victory over Moreirense, 08/31/2014] marked me more, to celebrate, to see the affection of the people … The truth is that this was the more special.

Remember the premiere?

– I remember well, was against the Maritime [15/08/2014]. It was amazing. And it’s amazing to do 100 blue and white games. Make me proud. This is more than I ever imagined. As a child, I could not even imagine that I could achieve such goals. In fact, I want to thank my family, my brothers, my friends and my girlfriend too, because they are always present, especially during bad times. All I got is thanks to them.

At the beginning of the season, he said in an interview with THE GAME that he liked to improve the finals [10 goals in 100 games]. Still have that goal?

– Yes, I keep the objective of improving the finalization. But I am sure that I will improve and that the day will come when I will score many goals. I am aware that I have to improve this and I will work to be better every day, every training, every game. I’m 23 years old and I still have time to improve.

FC Porto have now returned  to the victories. Was it important, after the misstep in Paços de Ferreira?

– It was a difficult game. We had to come in strong and we did. The team was packed and made a great game. The fans were with us, as they have always been. They were magical. I am sure that together we will achieve the goal we want.

Game by game, this objective [title] is closer. Do you still believe with all your strength that you will be champions?

– Yes absolutely yes. We are first in the standings and nobody wants the title any more than we do.