Football

17 June 2020, 23h15

PRESS CONFERENCE

It was with a thrilling comeback that Benfica reached the triumph and the 64 points in the Liga NOS. The eagles beat Rio Ave (1-2), in a match from round 27.

"It was a great match! I've put in a great performance. One year ago it all began against Rio Ave, oddly enough with a comeback, today I felt that, after the goal [of the opponent], after all the setbacks that happened in the first half, I felt that we would win the game, for the courage, the will to play and the way we pressed Rio Ave during the 90 minutes of play. A very important victory that puts us on level terms with FC Porto, with seven rounds to go. I believe a lot in the work we do every day."

Weigl

Text: Diogo Nascimento and Sónia Antunes

Photos: David Martins / SL Benfica

Last update: Thursday, June 18, 2020

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