Porto sentenced the Portuguese league by beating Benfica in the last minute

Porto sentenced the Portuguese league by beating Benfica in the last minute
Porto sentenced the Portuguese league by beating Benfica in the last minute

With a goal at the minute 91, the young Brazilian Kelvin Mateus de Oliveira knocked the Benfica (2-1) and he puts the title at the foot of Oporto, which happens to be leading the championship with one point ahead in the absence of a day to finish the league.

The both end 19 years served to relegate to second place Benfica, who missed the last two days four points clear, and put Porto to depend on himself: if you win on the final day to Pacos de Ferreira will be champion.

In a closely fought encounter, Porto game visceral managed to knock down a last-gasp impeccable opponent from the defensive point of view that will face now hurt the final of the Europa League against Chelsea next 15 of May.

Lima ahead of the minute 18 Benfica, while an own goal by Uruguayan Maxi Pereira (26) and another of Kelvin (94) They gave the victory to 'dragon'.

With tactical order, Benfica held the first onslaughts solvency Porto, aggressive exerted pressure that characterizes him in the big races.

A shot-central Brazilian defender Danilo, which he did not reach the Colombian Jackson Martinez cazagoles, He represented the clearest approach the premises during the first quarter hour.

Joao Moutinho Portuguese means, deploying a new class and physical waste, led most attempts Porto, I did not have great opportunities for the remarkable defensive disposition of lisboetas.

After the first fifteen minutes, Benfica looked out the goal of the Brazilian Helton and waved marker.

A throw of Argentine Eduardo Salvio led an auction failed to block the central Argentine Ezequiel Garay, which he rejects lodged him in the goal Lima, which he added so much its eighteenth championship.

The victory seemed to leave Porto on canvas. But nevertheless, a seemingly banal move provoked a draw. Varela received from the extreme left and center ended in a goal by hitting on the right side Maxi Pereira and Brazilian goalkeeper Artur throw Moraes.

'The Dragons’ they returned to the match with his rival overwhelming pressure. Moutinho tested the reflexes of Artur with a distant shot.

Benfica, of craft, He managed to freeze the exciting pace of the game. A sequence of faults and discussions with referee served to burn the last ten minutes of the first period.

Porto continued his bullying tactics, but not the clarity that the defensive system of his opponent refused him.

Varela tried it with a header from the left after sitting Maxi. The Portuguese international own, and from the right, He tried to get a center in the heart of the area by receiving a brilliant pass into space Moutinho. Garay was filed.

With the outcome in favor, Jorge Jesus, Benfica coach, He decided to numb the pace of the game. It strengthened the midfield with central Roderick income by Argentine Nico Gaitán creative.

Paraguay 'Tacuara’ Cardozo, who he had replaced Lima to refresh the attack, launched a strong free-satin and the Brazilian Helton repelled classy. The shot came bitten by touching a defender of Porto.

Jesus' strategy, reinforced with the incorporation of Argentine Pablo Aimar, She knotted the center of the local countryside and helped to unsettle his opponent, who put everything on the entry of Kelvin and Luso-Brazilian Liedson da Silva, exdelantero Sporting Lisbon.

In dubious position, Colombia's James Rodríguez finished off the stick completely isolated.

A base balonazos, 'the Dragons’ They sought goal to give them the lead and probably the campeonato-. Kelvin, again decisive as against Braga, Benfica executed with a left to pass Liédson that froze Benfica.

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in Colgadosporelfutbol.com and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982


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