Japones rejoined FC Porto after seven months.
The crossing of the Shoya Nakajima desert is over. After seven months away from FC Porto’s calls and game cards, the Japanese international was called by Sérgio Conceição for the classic with Sporting and ended up sitting on the bench.
The last time “Naka” had enjoyed this status was on March 7, 2020, at the reception of Rio Ave, which preceded the stoppage of the championship due to the spread of the new coronavirus.
The midfielder still returned to training in the recovery, but ended up self-isolating because the woman is a risk patient and was away from the team for a long time. In Alvalade, Conceição still warmed him up, but then he took other options.
The inclusion of Nakajima in the game fixed contrasted with the situations of four other players. Cláudio Ramos, Fábio Vieira, João Mário and Evanilson were passed over by the coach and did not sit on the bench.