FC Porto – Match Report vs. Famalicão 03/06/20


  • A1 – Very good, could play higher
  • A2 – Strong potential to play higher
  • B1 – Good, strong player at level
  • B2 – Potential to be strong player at level
  • C – Average for the level, rewatch
  • D – Below average in this match

Famalicão won 2-1 against FC Porto. Famalicão played very defensively and struggled to create chances or to play to the level that they normally do. They played in a 4-4-1-1 formation and played very compact. They gave away quite some chances as the defence of Famalicão looked shaky quite often. Porto played in a 4-4-2 formation but in reality both full-backs played very high up the pitch and the wide midfielders tucked inside often.


  • Nationality: Mexico
  • Age: 27
  • Date of birth: 6/1/1993
  • Current Club: FC Porto
  • Career: CF Monterrey, FC Twente, FC Porto
  • Position: right-midfielder
  • Secondary position: right-back, right-winger, left-midfielder, left-winger
  • Preferred foot: right

Jesus Corona played as a right-back in this match, but in reality, he mostly played as a right winger because of the fact that Famalicão played a very low block in this match, especially after they got into the lead. The 27-year-old Mexican had a lot of success in the first half by playing a through pass in behind between the central defenders of Famalicão and nearly assisted a Marega goal. He showed good dribbling ability by keeping the ball close to his body and had good changes of direction. Corona was one of the most threatening players of Porto in this match and managed to score after he made a very good run into the box and was very composed to finish the chance. In defence, he did not get tested much as Famalicão did not attack that much.

Rating: A1

I think that he could make a step up to the top 5 European leagues.

Luis Díaz

  • Nationality: Colombian
  • Age: 23
  • Date of birth: 13/01/1997
  • Current Club: FC Porto
  • Career: CF Barranquilla, Junior FC
  • Position: left-midfielder
  • Secondary position: left-winger & right-winger
  • Preferred foot: right

Luis Díaz played as a left midfielder in this match. He roamed around the pitch throughout the match and looked to get into space in the halfspaces. He liked to cut inside to his stronger right foot, but also was able to go on the outside. Díaz sometimes struggled to get past Pinto which led to frustration in the second half and the Colombian gave away some easy fouls which were not needed. The 23-year-old normally is very composed in front of goal, but in this match he missed a couple of chances and he should have scored at least once. He showed that he is very good in the tight spaces and able to dribble past opponents when the opponent puts pressure on him.

Rating: A2

He could already be an interesting option for a better team but I think it would be wise to stay at Porto for one more year.

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