Porto won the Portuguese Football League for the 30th time in its history, after defeating its traditional rivals, Benfica, 1-0, at the top of the 33rd round of matches, which was held on Saturday 7 May.

Porto entered the match, which was held at the “Al-Nour” stadium in Lisbon, and a draw sufficed for him to secure the title of the league, and the negative tie remained dominant in the match, until the fourth minute of the injury time, which carried with it the victory goal for Porto, signed by Nigerian international Zido Zanussi.

Porto fans celebrate winning the Portuguese League title

With this loss, Benfica failed to achieve a victory, even moral, to restore its prestige against its traditional rivals, who, in addition to their clear superiority this season, also had the upper hand in the confrontations of the two teams during the last three years.

Since Benfica’s victory over Porto in the second round match of the season (2018-19) with a score of 1-2, specifically in March 2019, the “Eagles” have not tasted victory over the course of 7 matches between the League, the Cup and the Super Cup; He was satisfied with two draws, compared to 5 defeats, two of which came in this season, the first in the first round at Al-Nour Stadium with a score of 3-1, and the second with a clean three in the final price of the cup.

Islam Slimani, Portuguese striker, Sporting Lisbon, One Win

With this result, the “dragons” crowned their wonderful domestic season with an important victory that raised their score to 88 points, with which they moved away in the lead by 9 points from their direct pursuit this season, Sporting Lisbon, who has two matches left, and the maximum they can reach is 85 points if they win in their two matches. the remaining two.

Porto regained the league title after going last season to Sporting, achieving its 30th title in its history in general, and it comes second in the historical ranking of the championship, with a difference of 7 titles behind Benfica, who lost the title for the third season in a row.

Porto seeks to continue to dominate the scene in Portugal and to combine the double (league and cup), when it meets Tondela in the cup final on May 22. As for Benfica, it ended its “disastrous” season without any title, after bidding farewell to the cup from the price of the final, then lost the League Cup title in the final against Sporting Lisbon, and only finished the season in third place qualifying for the preliminary round in the Champions League next season.

#Porto #defeats #Benfica #win #Portuguese #League

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.