In an emotional classic game, Benfica beat Sporting 7-5 in extra time in extra time to secure a place in the National Division I final, where FC Porto, a tie winner (3-) 0) with Okay de Barcelona.
The Reds were always in front of the score and reached the main time break with an advantage of two goals: 1-3. In the second half, the home side went after a draw and were 5-5 by Gonzalo Romero, seven seconds after the finish.
The decision was postponed to extra time, in which the Eagles resolved the issue with a goal in each half, both by Edu Lamas.
The first final match will start next Thursday at 15:00.
Here are the highlights of the meeting:
End the game! Benfica beat Sporting 7-5 to secure a place in the final.
60 ‘Benfica’s goals (5-7)! Edu Lamas enters the goal and hits the back of the goal.
58 ‘ Lucas Ordonez misses a free kick and misses a chance to close the game.
56 ‘ The second part of overtime begins.
Space in extra time: Benfica go ahead, 6-5.
55 ‘Benfica’s goals (5-6)! Edward Lamas favors the visitors.
52 ‘ Sporting have 13 tackles, Benfica with 15.
51 ‘ Duration begins!
The usual time in Joao Roche’s pavilion ends: the classic goes into overtime.
50 ‘Sports scores (5-5)! Half the distance from Gonzalo Romero, very violently, equalizes seven seconds from the finish!
47 ‘ Another save by Pedro Anriquez, a direct shot by Gonzalo Romero.
46 ‘ Angelo Girao missed Carlos Nicolia’s free kick.
46 ‘ Blue card for Gonzalo Romero from Sporting: direct penalty kick to Benfica
46 ‘Sports Score (4-5)! Gonzalo Romero renews hopes of the Alvalada emblem.
42 ‘ Ferran Font struck the gate in a relentless movement by the lions.
42 ‘ Pablo Alvarez does not score in the first or second half in a direct penalty kick against Angelo Girao.
39 ‘ Gonzalo sees Romero as Pedro Henriquez delivers his first shot before entering the goal post and showing a direct shot.
39 ‘ Blue card for Lucas Ordonez, from Benfica: a direct shot to Sporting.
38 ‘Benfica’s goals (3-5)! Lucas Ordones appears in the opposite field and is unforgiving.
38 ‘ Angelo Giraud canceled Carlos Nicolia’s free-kick attempt.
38 ‘ Blue card for Matthias Platero, from Sporting: a direct shot for Benfica.
37 ‘Benfica’s goals (3-4)! Pablo Alvarez puts the Reds ahead again.
35 ‘ After 15 minutes, the classic remains.
29 ‘ Pedro Anriquez again won a duel with Ferrant Font on a new penalty for Sporting.
31 ‘ Benfica’s 10th foul!
30 ‘Sports score (3-3)! Alessandro Verona turns the pavilion red in order to equalize.
29 ‘Sports Score (2-3)! Ferrant Font supports the Lions to the opponent.
26 ‘ Start the second part!
Midday at Paviliao Juao Roche: Sporting lost 1-3 at home to Benfica.
24 ‘ Pedro Henriquez saved Gonzalo Romero from the penalty spot and kept the lead.
24 ‘Benfica’s goals (1-3)! Carlos Nicolia leads the Eagles with two more goals, converting a direct shot.
24 ‘ Sporting 10th folly!
20 ‘ Sporting have already reached the 9th foul. Benfica has 8 points.
17 ‘Sports Score (1-2)! Gonzalo Romero reduces the distance from the penalty spot.
15 ‘Benfica’s goals (0-2)! Paul Manrubia is accurate in loading and extends the advantage of the Reds.
15 ‘ Fools: Sporting – 6; Benfica – 5
15 ‘ The game is stopped again as Sporting seeks a draw.
10 ‘ Time discount: Eagles are preferred poster.
7 ‘Benfica’s goals (0-1)! Diogo Rafael opens the scoring in the Joao Roche pavilion.
5 ‘ In a balanced game, Sporting have already reached the fourth round: Benfica with two.
0 ‘ Start playing!
There are already teams!
Sports: Angelo Girao, Ferrant Von, Mathias Platero, Tony Perez and Gonzalo Romero
Sports Substitutes: Jose Diogo Macedo, Juao Almeida, Alessandro Verona, Juao Souto and Anrique Magallans
Sports coach: Paulo Freitas
Benfica: Pedro Anriquez, Diogo Rafael, Edu Lamas, Lucas Ordonez and Gonzalo Pinto
Benfica Substitute: Rodrigo Vieira, Carlos Nicolia, Pablo Alvarez, Paul Manrubia and Daniel Oliveira
Benfica head coach: Nuno Resende