Midfielder Shoya Nakajima scored his second goal in January and Brazilian striker Fabricio completed a hat trick as Portimonense beat Rio Ave 4-1 at home Monday in the Portuguese first division.
With a 2-0 lead behind two early goals from Fabricio, Nakajima, who is on loan to Portimonense from FC Tokyo through June 2018, latched on to a pass outside the box in the 29th minute, cut inside a defender and struck a right-footer into the bottom corner.
The goal was Nakajima’s eighth of the season. The 23-year-old also recorded an assist, setting up Fabricio’s second in the 15th minute.
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