In the third game of the play-off remaining, with loads of goals on the Dragao Arena, Porto received again in entrance of Benfica after a 9-6 win. A brand new success, this time on the twenty fifth at Estádio da Luz, turned Porto’s gamers into nationwide champions.
In a really intense first half, Porto took benefit of Benfica’s opening error to shortly achieve the higher hand. Carlo Di Benedetto (2 m) virtually scored in Pedro Henriques’ first purpose. Harvey Barroso prolonged their lead (8 m) when Benfica retreated on the defensive finish. That was probably the most thrilling second of the opening, scoring three goals in the eighth minute of the identical game as Pablo Alvarez misplaced and decreased his steadiness as quickly as he entered the field, however Ezequie El Mena scores in the subsequent transfer. Gonçalo Pinto made Benfica extra snug by scoring the guests’ second purpose (3-2) earlier than the break (16m).
The second half began with Porto scoring a brand new purpose in the primary minute (26 m), completed by Ezequiel Mena, however Benfica was at all times extra harmful, Pablo Álvarez, regardless of his return from damage, made it for the Argentine and Gonzalo Equalised Pinto (29 and 30 m) after which secured the primary purple lead (4-5). But the somersault on the scoreboard did not occur as Reinaldo Garcia, Xavi Barroso and Telmo Pinto scored 4 goals in 9 minutes (35, 39, 41) and 43 meters), and the workforce’s tenth foul is in the pipeline. Carlos Nicolía broke the collection of direct free kicks (46 m) and Pablo Álvarez (48 m) obtained a blue card earlier than Carlo Di Benedetto completed the rely.
Remember the game film:
50′: Game over at Dragon! FC Porto lead 2-1 in the ultimate.
47′: Porto scored, 9-6! After Benfica’s tenth foul, Carlo Di Benedetto scored the Dragons’ ninth from a direct free-kick.
47′: Blue card for Pablo Alvarez (Benfica).
forty fifth minute: After a transfer, Carlos Nicolía needed to be helped on the waist after a collision with Telmo Pinto.
In the forty fifth minute, Benfica scored 8-6! In the gathering of direct free-kicks, Carlos Nicolas decreased for the Eagles. Xavi Marjan additionally saved the Argentine’s first shot, however in the rebound, Benfica’s No. 7 scored.
In the forty third minute, Porto 8-5! Reinaldo Garcia took benefit of the ‘supply’ to beat Pedro Henriquez once more from the mid-vary, and the Eagles’ goalkeeper does not look good in the image.
In the forty first minute, Porto 7-5! Telmo Pinto beat Pedro Henriques in the half after escaping to purpose.
In the thirty ninth minute, Porto 6-5! From the center of the street, Harvey Barroso scored the most effective purpose of the night time to place the Dragons in the lead once more. The Spaniard’s “shot”!
In the thirty fourth minute, Porto 5-5! The subsequent minute, Reinaldo Garcia equalized! Not for the faint of coronary heart!
In the thirty third minute, Benfica scored 4-5! Benfica have been in entrance of the person for the primary time, with glorious assist from Polman Rubia, with Gonzalo Pinto deflecting in the world. Portuguese “hat trick”!
29′: Benfica scored, 4-4! Pablo Álvarez prevailed to tie the game with the Dragons on the entrance to the world.
29′: Benfica scored 4-3! In response to the penalty, Gonzalo Pinto scored twice from mid-vary, shocking the Blue and White goalkeeper.
In the twenty eighth minute, Pol Manrubia fouled Xavi Barroso in the penalty space and Gonzalo Alves missed a penalty.
26′: Porto scored, 4-2! Fifteen seconds after the restart, the No. 7 dragon appeared in the penalty space and strayed from Pedro Henrique’s attain.
26′: The game resumes!
25′: Break the Dragon! The game was vigorous and balanced, with Porto main 3-2.
In the fifteenth minute, Benfica scored 3-2! Served by Carlos Nicolía, Gonçalo Pinto signed the second Eagle in entrance of Javi Marjan.
In the eighth minute, Porto 3-1! Ezequiel Mena restored a two-purpose benefit for the Dragons after a midfield strike. Dragan scored three goals in one minute!
In the eighth minute, Benfica scored, 2-1! Pablo Álvarez, who had simply joined, earned his place in the world and closed the space with an excellent particular person efficiency.
In the eighth minute, Porto 2-0! Xavi Barroso took benefit of an empty purpose left by Pedro Henriquez to complete with ease.
5′: FC Porto On the second edge, Pedro Henriques denies Carlo Di Benedetto and Xavi Barroso.
2′: FC Porto scores, 1-0! Carlo Di Benedetto signed the primary man of the night time.
1′: The game begins!
At Benfica, the absence of Argentine Lucas Ordonez, who missed the game because of damage, was notably pronounced.
Porto: Xavi Marian, Ezequier Mena, Carlo Di Benedetto, Xavi Barroso and Gonzalo Alves
Benfica: Pedro Henriques, Diogo Rafael, Carlos Nicolía, Edu Lamas and Gonçalo Pinto