16 January 2021, 00h27

One point for each team! SL Benfica and FC Porto drew (1-1) in the clássico from matchday 14 of the Liga NOS.


At the end of the match, Weigl, elected the man of the match, was questioned about the fairness of the result.

"We gave a lot in the match and deserved to win, but we conceded a goal in the first half that we shouldn’t have conceded. But the attitude we demonstrated today is the one we always must demonstrate, we fought for each ball, we were better, and we deserved to win. In the end, it's a draw, but we have many positive points to take from this game", he started by saying in the flash interview.

Analyzing the clássico... 

"It was a very difficult game, hard-fought, with many fouls, the two teams showed that they wanted to win and left everything on the pitch. A clássico is like this, it is always difficult. We wanted to win, unfortunately, we lost", he explained.

And how does it feel to be elected the man of the match?

" It feels good, but I would rather have won, it's more important. I want to continue helping the team. We want to fight for 1st place", revealed the number 28 of the team under Jorge Jesus.

" We had a great opportunity, in case of victory, to get closer, but it will be a very intense fight this seasonAll the games are important, and we have to think about the next one to win and get closer to 1st place", added Julien Weigl.

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Text: Sónia Antunes
Photos: Liga Portugal
Last update: Saturday, January 16, 2021



Jorge Jesus with the award that "reflects the collective"

Jorge Jesus was named the Best Coach of the Month in the Liga Bwin and already has in his possession the trophy that was won with 41% of the votes cast by the coaches present at the competition. The coach, with the Vítor Oliveira in his hands, underlined what it means: "It is an award that is a reflection of the team' s start of the season, there are never individual awards, they are collective, but the benefit of the collective also rewards the individual. It is with great pleasure that I receive this award!"


João Mário has the team's "good moment" in his hands

It was 18% of the votes of the Liga Bwin head coaches that gave João Mário the award for Best Midfielder of Septemberin the competition, a sign that the team "is in a good moment". This is the result of collective work, stressed the Portuguese international. "I am very happy, it represents the great moment that the team is living. It is always good to win individual awards, it shows that the team is in a good moment. I am very happy with this first award at Benfica", he admitted.


Darwin has already received the best of the month awards!

Darwin has received the Best Forward and Best Player  of the Liga Bwin in September and left a promise to the Benfica fans. "I am very happy about these awards, very pleased, I thank my teammates, because without them it wouldn't be possible. I will keep working to give my best for Benfica", he assured.

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