Roller Hockey

Roller hockey: FC Porto Wins National Championship with Historic Victory Over
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Roller hockey: FC Porto Wins National Championship with Historic Victory Over

By Score More FC Porto has clinched the national roller hockey championship, securing the club's 25th title in the sport with an exciting 3-1 victory over Benfica on Wednesday. This victory marks Benfica's first defeat in this final and Porto's first win at their rival's home since April 2023. A Decisive Triumph The match, which started at 6 PM, was characterized by few fouls and a strategic approach by the Dragons to contain the Eagles' dominance. The game was highlighted by the stellar performance of goalkeeper Xavi Malián, who played a crucial role in stopping the efforts of Nicolía and Nil Roca, keeping Porto in contention. Ten minutes before halftime, FC Porto began to assert its strength. Ezequiel Mena and Carlo Di Benedetto pressured goalkeeper Pedro Henriques until Di Ben...
Benfica Defeats FC Porto and Levels National Roller Hockey Championship Final
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Benfica Defeats FC Porto and Levels National Roller Hockey Championship Final

By Score More Benfica, the defending champions, equalized the play-off final series of the national roller hockey championship today by defeating FC Porto 5-2 at home in the second encounter. Following their 5-3 defeat in Porto, which included extra time, Carlos Nicolía was instrumental with goals in the 10th, 16th, and 33rd minutes, the latter two from penalty shots. Gonçalo Pinto added another goal in the 40th minute, and Zé Miranda sealed the victory with a goal in the 44th minute for the 'reds'. Carlo Di Benedetto scored early for FC Porto in the 4th minute, and Telmo Pinto added another goal in the 38th minute. The final match, featuring two teams vying for their 25th national title, continues on Sunday at 15:00 at the Dragão Arena, the venue for the decisive third game. The se...
FC Porto Triumphs Over Benfica in Game 1 of Playoff Final
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FC Porto Triumphs Over Benfica in Game 1 of Playoff Final

By Score More In a thrilling encounter at home, FC Porto emerged victorious over Benfica with a 5-3 scoreline in the first game of the national roller hockey championship final, decided in overtime following a 2-2 deadlock in regular time. The Dragons clinched the match thanks to goals from Rafa, who put the blue and whites ahead for the first time at the 57th minute mark and sealed the victory at the 59th minute. Earlier, Benfica had taken the lead through goals by Nil Roca (11th minute), Roberto di Benedetto (22nd minute), and Pablo Alvarez (53rd minute). Porto responded with goals from Carlo di Benedetto (21st and 54th minutes) and Gonçalo Alves (43rd minute) to level the score. The reigning champions Benfica and FC Porto are now locked in a battle for the 25th championship title –...
The Legacy of Portuguese Roller Hockey: Legends and Modern Stars
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The Legacy of Portuguese Roller Hockey: Legends and Modern Stars

By Score More Portugal has a rich tradition in roller hockey, a sport in which the country has achieved significant success over the decades. From legendary figures to contemporary stars, Portuguese roller hockey players have left an indelible mark on the sport both nationally and internationally. This article highlights some of the most famous Portuguese roller hockey players who have contributed to the country's storied legacy in this fast-paced and thrilling sport. António Livramento: The Icon António Livramento is often hailed as the greatest roller hockey player of all time. His influence on the game is profound, both as a player and a coach. Livramento's career was marked by numerous national and international titles, and his exceptional skill and tactical acumen set him a...