FC Porto beat Benfica in the Portuguese Football Cup final 2-1 on Saturday 1st August.
Porto defender Chancel Mbemba scored a double, scoring goals in the 47th and 59th minutes. For the losers, forward Carlos Vinicius converted a penalty in the 84th minute of the match.
It is noted that Porto were able to win with a truncated lineup, as in the 38th minute of the match, the club's player Luis Diaz received a second yellow card and left the field. In addition, the head coach of the club, Sergio Conceição, received a red card for arguing with the referee.
Porto won the Portuguese Cup for the 17th time and finished second in the ranking in terms of the number of victories, and in the final of the tournament they met 10 times with Benfica, but was able to win only the second time. Most often, the losing club “Benfica” received the tournament cup, which has 26 trophies, writes TASS .
On July 16, it was reported that Porto won the Portuguese football championship ahead of schedule , becoming the champion for the 29th time, after beating Sporting 2-0 in a home match of the 32nd round of the championship.
Interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic, the Portuguese Premier League football championship resumed on June 3 with the 25th round of the championship, in which there were two meetings of Portimonense - Zhil Vicente and Famalican - Porto.