Commanded his area well, but miscommunicated on one or two occasions.
Hapless in attack, not much to do in defence.
Fernando Varela 5
Commanding centre-half, snuffed out Congolese attacks
Unnecessarily aggressive. Gave away bad fouls, not accurate in attack.
Uninspired passing and slow to close down Congolese attack.
Orchestrated matters in midfield, and lofted inviting balls in from set-pieces.
Nuno Rocha 5
Again the most advanced midfielder, but his defensive contribution was the most valuable.
Ryan Mendes 5
Got the nod over Heldon, but the game passed him by.
Not as sharp as match against Tunisia. Subbed out early for Heldon.
Julio Tavares 5
Could not break free, but for a few times.
Bizarre that he did not start after scoring versus Tunisia, but could not do much in 30 minutes
Robert Kidiaba 6
Stopped everything that came his way
Jean Kasusula 5
Cedric Mongongu 6
Kept Julio Tavares under wraps, played the ball out comfortably.
Joel Kimwaki 6
Shut down Cape Verde attackers in the image of his partner, Mongongu.
Issama Mpeka 5
Active in joining the attack, but could not deliver incisive crosses.
Youssef Mulumbu 5
Started strong, but withdrawn after tearing his hamstring. His tournament is over.
Chancel Mbemba 5
An unusual role in midfield, but provided solid presence
Lema Mabidi 4
Not on ball enough to replicate his performances with AS Vita Club.
Yannick Bolasie 6
Nutmegs, mazy dribbles, little end product. Last year’s Bolasie.
Cedrick Mabwati 6
Most energetic Leopard, but needed to do better in attacking third.
Dieumerci Mbokani 5
Since his introduction the Congolese attack has looked insipid.
Nelson Munganga 5
Brought on early, but not as creative as Mulumbu.
Jeremy Bokila 5
Tried to dribble through to goal, but unsuccessfully.