Sporting opened the qualification stage for the Revelation Cup (Under 23), this Tuesday afternoon, at the Estadio Aurelio Pereira (Academia Cristiano Ronaldo, Alcochete), the ‘pink lantern’ of the classification, acquiring and successful a duel with Lexus , scoring an uncommon end result and nine (!) goals. , leading to a 5-4 victory for the Lions.
Note that taking part groups begin this section with half the factors they received earlier. Therefore, Sporting began this degree with six factors and Matosinense formation with 4 factors, the final two collisions in the earlier section.
The guests began nicely and commanded the game, forcing the Lyon protection to work in the opening minutes. But when the Lions, led by former Portuguese worldwide proper-again Joao Pereira, took the strain off… they scored on 11′ at the insistence of Francisco Canario (1-0).
The Green-and-Whites’ striker returned to the highlight at 17′: desk with Kiko Felix, who assisted for two-0. And Francisco Canario additionally noticed his new objective disallowed for offside on 38′.
If the third objective did not depend for the Lions, Lexus managed to scale back it (2-1) quickly after, at 40′: the referee put Marco Cruz’s hand on the ball and signaled a penalty, transformed by Tomas Couto. .
Sporting did not lose focus and Marco Cruz restored the benefit with two goals earlier than the break after working via Francisco Canario on the left and receiving the ball in the ahead space.
And for individuals who thought 4 goals was synonymous with a busy first half, the second was much more emotional, with 5 extra goals, three of them in only one beautiful 5 minutes, on the restart.
Sporting made it 4-1 in the forty seventh minute with Domingos Andrade’s correct header following a nook from Lucas Dias. And lower than 60 seconds had handed, the Lions made it a handful of goals (5-1, 48′) with David Moreira’s first-time shot at the entrance to the penalty space. Leixões safety.
However, Leixões responded shortly after. Fernando labored nicely down the proper, organising Ruben Kendall for a powerful and positioned shot and the guests led 5-2 with half an hour to play.
And it is shut to 70′, 5-3: Miscommunication between goalkeeper Papuna Berushvili and Domingos Andrade, Arom Idache
A miscommunication between Domingos Andrade and goalkeeper Papuna Beruashvili allowed Arom Idashe to go forward and make it 5–3.
Nigerian Idache would rating once more on 78′, however this transfer was additionally invalidated by the referee for offside. But the non-conformist African striker would rating twice, on 87′ – deflecting Ruben Kendal from the left – to arrange what can be the closing rating of the game (5-4) and make the finish of the assembly much more, and unexpectedly, thrilling, from 5-1. After Leixões scored three goals in a row to shock the Leonine protection, they utilized strain in the closing minutes to keep away from 5-5.
Sporting suffered, however secured a successful entry into the second stage, certified for the Manifesto Cup and now has 9 factors. Leixões stored 4 factors and in addition final in the desk.