Collapse total. THE Academic suffered yesterday, one of the worse defeats to which the Estádio Cidade de Coimbra has already witnessed. There were seven! Yes, read well dear reader. Seven, the goals that entered the goal of the "students" and witnessed by the faithful audience of Calhabé.
After a troubled week, marked by the dismissal of coach Carlos Pinto and the elimination of the Portuguese Cup, at the feet of the modest Pedras Salgadas, Briosa met another black episode of his recent history when defeated by 7-2, against Estoril . The sunny morning was inviting and the crowd was crowding near the stadium, in which they anticipated a lively encounter for the supporters of Briosa. So it was not.
But let's go to the game …. Disastrous is possibly a euphemism that does not describe the fullness of the Academician's painful performance in the first part. The defense was a "runner" for the attackers Estorilistas, the midfield was not able to have ball and the attack, this, was summarized the (uninspired) individual actions.
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