After Sporting and Benfica’s victory, FC Porto needed to beat Braga to maintain their lead in the championship, and they did, in a back-to-back match, but it secured the Dragons’ ninth consecutive victory in the championship.
An impressive sequence unmatched except under Sérgio Conceição in the 2018/2019 season, with consecutive victories between rounds 8 and 16 – Feirense (2-0), Marítimo (2-0), SC Braga (1-0), Boavista ( 1-0), Portimonense (4-1), Santa Clara (2-1), Rio Ave (2-1), Aves (1-0) and Nacional (3-1).
This season, FC Porto started this sequence with Morerense (5-0), Gil Vicente (2-1), Pacos de Ferreira (2-1), Tondela (3-1), Boavista (4-1), Santa Clara ( 3-0), in Guimarães (2-1), Portmonense (3-0) and Braga (1-0). If Sérgio Conceição can win the three points on the trip to Vizela, the next day, he will be able to set his best record of consecutive wins since he signed with the Dragons in 2017 (and on par with Vitor Pereira, who has played 43 games unbeaten in the league Conceição now faces 42 unbeatable challenges.)
In this way, the coach equaled the record of 63 years set by Yosteric, who also reached two streaks in different tournaments from nine consecutive games to win.
After 14 rounds, Conceicao equaled FC Porto’s best result (38 points) since the win was worth three points. Prior to that, André Villas Bois (2010/2011), Antonio Oliveira (1996/1997) and Bobby Robson (1995/1996) had already achieved it.
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