Arouca Cruises to 2-0 Victory Over Casa Pia in Primeira Liga Matches

In Match Day 22 of the Primeira Liga, Arouca took on Casa Pia and scored a decisive victory of 2-0. R._Mujica from Arouca was the hero for his team, scoring two goals in the match. The first goal came at 81 minutes into the match to put Arouca up 1-0, and he would cap off his impressive performance with one more goal in stoppage time to seal the victory for his team. It was an inspiring performance by R._Mujica that earned Arouca a well deserved win over their rivals Casa Pia.



Ignacio de Arruabarrena (rating 7.7)
Bogdan Milovanov (rating 7)
João Basso (rating 7.2)
Jerome Opoku (rating 6.9)
Mateus Quaresma (rating 6.9)
Ismaila Soro (rating 7)
David Simão (rating 7)
Morlaye Sylla (rating 7.6)
Alan Ruiz (rating 7.2)
Antony Alves (rating 6.9)
Oday Dabbagh (rating 6.9)

Casa Pia

Ricardo Batista (rating 6.2)
Fernando Varela (rating 7)
Vasco Fernandes (rating 6.9)
Nermin Zolotić (rating 6.9)
Lucas Soares (rating 7.3)
Neto (rating 6.2)
Beni (rating 6.2)
Derick Poloni (rating 6.6)
Romário Baró (rating 6.6)
Yuki Soma (rating 7.2)
Clayton (rating 6.2)



Arsenio (I. Soro, 64)
R. Mujica (O. Dabbagh, 64)
Weverson (Quaresma, 90)

Casa Pia

A. Taira (Neto, 46)
L. Lelo (Derick Poloni, 64)
G. Saviour (R. Baro, 64)
Cuca (Clayton, 80)
J. Nunes (F. Varela, 80)

Ball possession:

The match between Arouca and Casa Pia was a tight one, with Arouca having the majority of ball possession at 60%. Despite their advantage in time on the ball, they only managed to make 9 shots on target, 3 of which were goals. Rafa Mújica led the charge for Arouca with numerous shots throughout the game. Casa Pia responded well though, making 11 total shots on target with Nermin Zolotić being their most active shooter in terms of hitting the goal. Ultimately it was a close affair and both teams will be looking to build upon this performance in future matches.


David Simão of Arouca had an impressive 85% pass accuracy, completing 77 passes in total. Nermin Zolotić of Casa Pia was even more impressive with a 91% pass accuracy, completing 47 passes. Antony Alves of Arouca made 3 key passes and Beni from Casa Pia made 2. These players were integral to the success of their respective teams in this match.


Arouca and Casa Pia faced off in an exciting game of football, with Arouca leading in interceptions with 13. Morlaye Sylla had the most for Arouca with 3 interceptions, while Fernando Varela had the most for Casa Pia at 1. While Arouca managed to gain 2 goals through Ismaila Soro’s interception, Casa Pia managed to score 4 goals, with Vasco Fernandes having 2 interceptions. In the end however it was Arouca that emerged victorious, taking home the win.


Alan Ruiz and Romário Baró have proven themselves to be the leaders of their respective teams, Arouca and Casa Pia. Alan Ruiz has a total of 10 face-to-face fights for ball while Romário Baró has 6. These two players have shown their determination and strength on the pitch, leading by example for their teammates. It’s clear that Alan Ruiz and Romário Baró are key players in both teams, and will continue to play a major role in any future matches.


    Yellow cards:

  • Quaresma (Arouca) at 76 minute
  • R. Mujica (Arouca) at 90 minute
  • Neto (Casa Pia) at 36 minute
  • B. Mukendi (Casa Pia) at 71 minute
  • B. Mukendi (Casa Pia) at 75 minute
  • L. Lelo (Casa Pia) at 90 minute
  • Red cards:

  • B. Mukendi (Casa Pia) at 75 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • Arouca – WLWDL
    • Casa Pia – LDDLW

    Top 5 Primeira Liga scorers:

    1. Gonçalo Ramos (13, Benfica)
    2. Fran Navarro (12, GIL Vicente)
    3. João Mário (12, Benfica)
    4. Pedro Gonçalves (12, Sporting CP)
    5. Mehdi Taremi (11, FC Porto)

    Next games:

    • Arouca will play with Boavista. March 03 at 19:00 (UTC), on Estádio do Bessa Século XXI.
    • Casa Pia will play with Pacos Ferreira. March 05 at 00:00 (UTC), on Estádio Pina Manique.
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