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Di María’s Lone Goal Propels Benfica to Victory Over FC Porto in Classic Clash
Sport Lisboa Benfica, FC Porto

Di María’s Lone Goal Propels Benfica to Victory Over FC Porto in Classic Clash

By Score More A solitary strike from Ángel Di María proved decisive as Benfica clinched a 1-0 victory over FC Porto, temporarily claiming the summit of the league table. Benfica entered the pitch for the second half with renewed intensity, exerting increased pressure in FC Porto's defensive third. It was at the 68th-minute mark that Di María exhibited precision in executing a finely orchestrated move, validating the Encarnados' triumph in this classic encounter. The lone goal of the match materialized in the 68th minute, courtesy of Ángel Di María, granting Benfica the triumph in the eagerly awaited Classic held at the Luz stadium. FC Porto's challenge became more daunting due to the early expulsion of Fábio Cardoso in the 19th minute. The Dragons valiantly held their ground until ...
Galeno Nets Twice as Porto Cruises to a 3-1 Victory Against Ukrainian Side Shakhtar in the Champions League
Champions League

Galeno Nets Twice as Porto Cruises to a 3-1 Victory Against Ukrainian Side Shakhtar in the Champions League

By Score More Shakhtar Donetsk, the reigning Ukrainian champion, kicked off its 2023-24 Champions League campaign at its new temporary home in Germany. The team was greeted by a near-capacity crowd of over 46,700 at the Volksparkstadion, a move forced by UEFA's decision not to allow home European games in Ukraine due to the ongoing Russian invasion. Despite spirited support for Shakhtar, Porto wasted no time and took less than eight minutes to open the scoring. Shakhtar's goalkeeper, Dmytro Riznyk, who had recently returned from injury, deflected a speculative shot into the path of Galeno, who capitalized on the opportunity to score. Shakhtar, once known for signing talented Brazilian players, has shifted its focus to younger, locally developed talent since the invasion last yea...
FC Porto Starts Championship with a 2-1 Victory Over Moreirense
FC Porto, Moreirense

FC Porto Starts Championship with a 2-1 Victory Over Moreirense

By Score More FC Porto secured a 2-1 victory against Moreirense on Monday in their opening match of the championship season. The game saw goals and excitement primarily in the second half. Moreirense took the lead first, with Frimpong scoring in the 51st minute. This followed an engaging first half where Moreirense surprisingly came closer to scoring through Kodisang in the 43rd minute. However, FC Porto managed to turn the game around. Toni Martínez, who came off the bench at halftime, scored in the 67th minute, and Wendell added another goal in the 74th minute. In the remaining part of the match, FC Porto retreated and held onto their advantage, allowing Moreirense to take the initiative, especially after Wendell's red card in the 90+3rd minute. The match also marked the debut o...
Benfica win Portuguese Super Cup Team beat rivals Porto 2-0 in final
Football, Portugal, Sport Lisboa Benfica

Benfica win Portuguese Super Cup Team beat rivals Porto 2-0 in final

Benfica won the Portuguese Super Cup by beating Porto 2-0 in the final on Wednesday. Benfica's Angel Di Maria drew first blood in the 61st minute at Municipal de Aveiro Stadium. Petar Musa made it 2-0 in the 68th minute. Porto defender Pepe was sent off with a red card in the 90th minute. Benfica defeated the reigning champions to clinch their ninth title. Porto is the most successful team in the Portuguese Super Cup, which was founded in 1979, with 23 titles.