In the third game of the play-off remaining, a plethora of goals on the Dragao Arena put Porto again in entrance of Benfica after a 9-6 victory. 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 diminished his stability as quickly as he entered the field, however Ezequie El Mena scores in the subsequent transfer. Gonçalo Pinto made Benfica extra comfy with a second purpose (3-2) for the guests earlier than the break (16m).
At the beginning of the second half, Porto scored a brand new purpose in the primary minute (26m), Ezequiel Mena, however Benfica have been at all times extra harmful, Pablo Alba Pablo Álvarez was on the pitch and regardless of his return from harm he managed to equalise for the Argentine and Gonzalo Pinto (29 and 30 m) earlier than securing the primary crimson 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 group’s tenth foul is in the pipeline. Carlos Nicolía breaks a collection of direct free kicks (46 m) and Pablo Álvarez (48 m) receives a blue card earlier than Carlo Di Benedetto finishes the depend.
(*15*)Remember the game film:
(*15*)50′: Game over at Dragon! FC Porto lead 2-1 in the ultimate.
47′: (*15*)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.
(*15*)In the forty fifth minute, Benfica scored 8-6! In the gathering of direct free-kicks, Carlos Nicolas diminished for the Eagles. Xavi Marjan additionally saved the Argentine’s first shot, however in the rebound, Benfica’s No. 7 scored.
(*15*)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.
(*15*)In the forty first minute, Porto 7-5! Telmo Pinto beat Pedro Henriques in the half after escaping to purpose.
(*15*)In the thirty ninth minute, Porto 6-5! From the center of the street, Harvey Barroso scored the most effective purpose of the evening to place the Dragons in the lead once more. The Spaniard’s “shot”!
(*15*)In the thirty fourth minute, Porto 5-5! The subsequent minute, Reinaldo Garcia equalized! Not for the faint of coronary heart!
(*15*)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 realm. Portuguese “hat trick”!
(*15*)29′: (*15*)Benfica scored, 4-4! Pablo Álvarez took benefit to tie the game with the Dragons on the entrance to the realm.
(*15*)29′: (*15*)Benfica scored 4-3! In response to the penalty, Gonzalo Pinto scored twice from mid-vary, stunning the Blue and White goalkeeper.
In the twenty eighth minute, Polman Rubia fouled Harvey Barroso in the penalty space, and Gonzalo Alves missed a penalty.
(*15*)26′: (*15*)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.
(*15*)26′: The game resumes!
25′: Break the Dragon! A really vigorous and balanced game, with Porto main 3-2.
(*15*)In the fifteenth minute, Benfica scored 3-2! Served by Carlos Nicolía, Gonçalo Pinto signed the second Eagle in entrance of Javi Marjan.
(*15*)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!
(*15*)In the eighth minute, Benfica scored, 2-1! Pablo Álvarez, who had simply joined, earned his place in the realm and closed the space with an incredible particular person efficiency.
(*15*)In the eighth minute, Porto 2-0! Xavi Barroso took benefit of the 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.
(*15*)2′: FC Porto scores, 1-0! Carlo Di Benedetto signed the primary man of the evening.
1′: The game begins!
At Benfica, the absence of Argentine Lucas Ordonez has been significantly distinguished, having missed the game as a result of harm.
(*15*)Porto: Xavi Marian, Ezequier Mena, Carlo Di Benedetto, Xavi Barroso and Gonzalo Alves
(*15*)Benfica: Pedro Henriques, Diogo Rafael, Carlos Nicolía, Edu Lamas and Gonçalo Pinto