SL Benfica is the top Portuguese club which used to take part in the Primeira Liga in every season. Primeira Liga is the top football league competition in Portugal and the football fans around the World are also aware of the club Benfica. The team is the most successful Portuguese club and also the defending champion of the league. Now, Benfica upraise Super Cup 2019 after a 5-0 win vs Sporting CP.
Portuguese Super Cup is the annual competition which consists of one match and used to take place between the winners of the last season of Primeira Liga and Taca de Portugal. Benfica is the winner of Primeira Liga currently and Taca de Portugal has been won by Sporting CP.
It is the 41st edition of the Portuguese Super Cup and the most successful team in Porto. They won the title highest 21st times. Benfica is standing on the 2nd position by winning the title only eight times so far. Sporting CP has also won the Supertaca Candido de Oliveira eight times as we know.
The Portuguese club Benfica which is passing the pre-season very well than the most of the European clubs. If we consider their last five matches, Benfica won all five times. However, they have won the International Champions Cup 2019 title as well which is the pre-season friendly tournament.
Benfica celebrating their first trophy of the season after a 5-0 win vs. Sporting 🏆 pic.twitter.com/gqg4PUdqd2
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Earlier today at the Estadio Algarve, Faro, Benfica faced Sporting CP in the tournament of Portuguese Super Cup 2019 and the Primeira Liga champion won by a 5 – 0 goal. Rafa led the team ahead in the 40th minute of the game and first half ended with a 1 – 0 goal.
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In the 2nd half, Benfica started very aggressively and in the 60th minute, Pizzi scored the 2nd goal of the team. In the 64th minute of the game, Grimaldo made the scoreline 3 – 0 and almost secured the match. Just eleven minutes later, Pizzi found the net 2nd times in the match and in the last minute of the game, Chiquinho confirmed a big victory.
Sporting CP played quite well against Benfica and also fought hard but it was not their day. They have made the highest 19 shots where six of them were on the target. In return, Benfica took a total of 15 shots and among them, eleven were on the target. Sporting CP also possessed the ball most of the times than Benfica just could not find the net.
Now, before the new season of the Portuguese Primeira Liga starts, Benfica has no pre-season match more. They have passed a great friendly season before the new season.