He overcame the midweek defeat to Salzburg for the Champions League group opener, leaving with the double (3-1) from its headquarters Portimonense the Benfica and getting psyched up before next Friday’s big top derby (29/9, 22:15) against Porto!
The “Lisbon Eagles” entered the match very strongly and were fortunate to take the lead with a wonderful diagonal shot by Nah in the 5th minute, before o Muse makes it 2-0 in the 16th minute, after an assist by Neres.
In the 56th minute, Portimonense reduced the score after a quick counterattack and a goal Barrel, while in the 60th minute Rildo missed a huge opportunity to equalize for the hosts, after he failed to score with a penalty kick. Finally, in the 66th Waters “locked” the three points for Benfica in the 66th minute, with a well-placed shot from a lateral position.
Thus, Benfica reduced their gap to the leader Porto to one point, with the two teams facing each other at “Da Luz”, in the big derby next weekend.
Detailed schedule of the 6th matchday:
(53′ Gitane, 67′ Vidal – 62′ Esente, 90+11′ Saint Louis)
Casa Pia-Guimaraes 0-0
Porto-Zil Vicente 2-1
(9’Jaime, 90+1′ Eustakio – 37′ Depou)
Chavez-Estrella da Amadora 2-2
(85′ Hernandez, 90’+4′ Pinio – 45’+1′ Cordeiro, 70′ Zamba)
(56′ Varela – 5′ Ba, 17′ Musa, 66′ Neres)
Sporting-Rio Ave (22:15)
Source: Sport Fm
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