01 December 2020, 23h38
With a different competitive framework due to COVID-19, the League Cup 2020/21 starts with eight teams – the top six in the Liga NOS and the top two in the second division – in the quarter-finals , in a single match, in the home ground of the top four teams in the Portuguese top flight, between December 15 and 17.
|BENFICA-Vitória de Guimarães|
|SC Braga-Estoril Praia|
|FC Porto-Paços de Ferreira|
Between January 16 and 23, 2021, the final four that will decide the winner of the edition of the competition takes place at the Estádio Dr. Magalhães Pessoa, in Leiria.
Sport Lisboa e Benfica, with seven trophies, is the Club with the most League Cups. It lift the trophy in 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2011/12, 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16.
Text: Marco Rebelo
Photos: Liga Portugal
The "new" League Cup in 2020/21
The limited calendar forces a new competitive model. The competition will only have 8 teams (six from the Liga NOS and two from the LigaPro).
League Cup: the road to the final four
SL Benfica start their campaign in the 2019/20 edition at 7:00 pm on Wednesday. At Luz, on matchday 1 of Group B, the opponent comes from Guimarães.