Training and match by match, Benfica secured its presence in the 37th final of the Portuguese Cup of its history. The most used players, the leading goal scorers and assist providers – the Official Website shows you the details of the road to Jamor, where, at 5:15 pm on May 24 (Sunday), the eagles will face FC Porto.
In Minho, last Tuesday (February 11), Benfica confirmed the qualification for the final that everyone wants to play. In the 2019/20 edition of the Portuguese Cup, the eagles saw off Cova da Piedade, Vizela, Braga, Rio Ave and Famalicão (two legs).
Overall, the men under Bruno Lage scored 15 goals, spread over six matches (an average of 2,5 goals per game).
Caption: Goal scorers in the Portuguese Cup
Caption: Assist providers in the Portuguese Cup
Caption: Top 5 Minutes
ROAD TO THE FINAL
In 37 finals, Sport Lisboa e Benfica has 26 triumphs and places itself at a considerable distance from its rivals, Sporting and FC Porto, who won 17 and 16 Cups, respectively.
Cova da Piedade-Benfica (0-4)
FC Vizela-Benfica (1-2)
Benfica-SC Braga (2-1)
Benfica-Rio Ave (3-2)
Benfica-FC Famalicão (3-2)
FC Famalicão-Benfica (1-1)
The Portuguese Cup final against FC Porto (who overcame Ac. Viseu in the semifinals wit a aggregate score of 4-1), is scheduled May 24, at Estádio Nacional, in Jamor.
Text: Diogo Nascimento
Photos: SL Benfica