Benfica's women's football team, coached by Luís Andrade, drew against Sporting (2-2) this afternoon on matchday 1 of the League Cup. A match of strong emotions, tributes and a final stretch that could have earned another result.
Before the derby kick-off the was a minute of silence in the memory of Paulo Gonçalves. The pilot, who was a Benfica partner for several years, passed away this Sunday (January 12) after a crash at the Rali Dakar.
|Venue||Estádio da Tapadinha|
|Benfica's starting XI||Dani Neuhaus, Daiane, Sílvia Rebelo, Raquel Infante, Yasmim, Pauleta, Andreia Faria, Ana Vitória, Cloé Lacasse, Darlene and Nycole|
|Substitutes||Dida, Ana Seiça, Patrícia Llanos, Lúcia Alves, Francisca "Kika" Nazareth, Catarina Amado and Beatriz Cameirão|
|Benfica's goal scorers||Pauleta (39') and Darlene (74')|
Text: Diogo Nascimento
Photos: David Martins / SL Benfica