FC Porto beat Benfica or draw? Numbers and doubts

The Dragons defeated Sporting 2–0 within the League Cup ultimate to win their 83rd trophy.

This Saturday, FC Porto received the 83rd soccer trophy in its historical past [triunfo por 2-0 sobre o Sporting na final da Taça da Liga] And doubts are solid. Does it match or surpass Benfica on the prime of the Portuguese membership with essentially the most titles? Well, that is one clarification that the Portuguese Football Federation’s information do not enable clear throughout the board, all due to the Super Cup. This is as a result of, on the one hand, the FPF believes that the primary two Super Cups received by Boavista and the Reds had been unofficial. On the opposite hand, he counts this victory within the historical past of the Eagles.

Dr. on the municipal stadium. Goals from Leiria’s Magalhès Pessoa, Canadian Stéphane Eustaquio (10 minutes) and Spaniard Ivan Marcano (86) despatched the Blues and Whites into the ultimate of the sixteenth version of the youngest match in Portuguese skilled soccer, which the blue and whites had not already received. Lost in 2009/10, 2012/13, 2018/19 and 2019/20.

FC Porto accomplished its historical past in home competitions and equaled (or surpassed) Benfica’s 83 successes to seize 4 main nationwide trophies concurrently for the primary time, which it celebrated at the beginning of 2019/20, when it defeated Sporting (5-0), on the Estadio Algarve. Here Candido de Oliveira received for the eighth time within the Super Cup.

In the variety of blinds that preserve worldwide competitions and home cups on the identical degree, the battle is 2, because the Lions are additionally in a part, becoming a member of the relegation of the League Cup to the Super Cup in 2021/22. A distant third with 54 successes.

FC Porto ended final season two (or one) trophies away from Benfica, with a document 91 factors, sealing their thirtieth I Liga crown, and 18th Portuguese Cup, with a 3-1 victory within the ultimate towards Tondela. In Jamor, after destroying two Lisbon rivals.

Completed in May 2022, the ninth double gave delivery to the seventh treble two months later, when the staff coached by Sergio Conceicao beat Berra, just lately relegated to II Liga, 3-0 once more in Aveiro to seal the twenty third.ª Supercup.

In nationwide competitions, FC Porto nonetheless have 4 wins within the defunct Campeonato de Portugal, a contest that preceded the Taça de Portugal, which passed off between 1921/22 and 1937/38, a bane of the Saturday League Cup. From 2007/08 onwards.

The blue and whites are essentially the most adorned Portuguese membership in worldwide soccer, with seven trophies – European Champions Cup (1986/87), Champions League (2003/04), UEFA Cup (2002/03), Europa League (2010/11). , the Intercontinental Cup (1987 and 2004) and the European Super Cup (1987/88) -, two towards the Reds and one towards the Lions.

FC Porto and Benfica are actually tied or separate the blue and white image on the prime of the general trophy, which the Dragons beforehand commanded, reaching 4 (74-69) forward of the Eagles after profitable the Candido Super Cup de Oliveira, in 2013.

In the next 4 years the Luz membership resumed a 12–0 lead (81–74), culminating in an unprecedented fourth championship success, together with three different editions of the Super Cup, three League Cups and two Portugal Cups.

FC Porto celebrated once more in 2017/18, avoiding the debut of Sérgio Conceição – he grew to become the membership’s most titled coach this Saturday – Benfica’s fifth, which reacted to the 2018/19 rematch, at a time when the Dragons solely remained for the Super Cup.

The summer season conflict between nationwide champions and Portuguese cup winners often represents Benfica’s final win in 2019/20, whereas FC Porto will repeat that season’s double in 2021/22, in the meantime, with two extra successes within the Queen’s competitors, two within the Super Cup and one within the League Cup. .


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