Sporting a 6-0 victory over Vitoria de Guimaraes on Thursday morning in the eighth round of the Championship qualifying stage at the Aurelio Pereira Stadium at the Alcochete Academy Become the champion of the national team under the age of 15.
Geovany Quenda (2), Gabriel Silva (2), Winilson Lopes and Tomás Mendes were the Lions’ goal-setters, and in this way, with two rounds after the tournament, sealed another national title, Achieving 22 points (7 wins, 1 draw), contrasts sharply with the 15 added by Benfica, when only 6 were contested.
And just like that, Sporting became three-time national champions, as the Green and White teams had already lifted the trophy in 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 – the next two seasons, the championship was not over due to restrictions imposed by the pandemic on Covid -19, therefore, these titles were not awarded.
Benfica promoted to vice-chairman, Porto on podium
In the other two games of this round, Benfica and Porto will also win.
The Eagles won Braga 4-2 with goals scored by Eduardo Fernandez, Duarte Suarez, Alfonso Jesus and Diogo Martins. For the Arsenal players, Edgar Motta and Thomas Muller were selected.
With this win, Benfica moved past Victoria de Guimaraes to second in the standings. SC Braga continued on to No. 7.
In Coimbra, at the Briosa XXI Academy, Porto effortlessly beat the Académica 8-1, Leonardo Fajardo (3), Rodrigo Mora (2), Thomas Pescioto, Rodrigo Moreira and Salvador Cardoso were the scorers. Blues and whites. Diogo Palrinhas pointed to honors goals for students.
The Dragons reached 13 points, tied for third with Vitória de Guimarães, while Académica remained at the bottom of the standings.
In the next round, the ninth and penultimate round of this stage of the Championship, Porto will host Sporting and Benfica will host Guimaraes (both games are scheduled for next Sunday at 11am). Also on the same day, but at 17:00, SC Braga will measure the troops with Académica.
Recall the main events of round eight:
It culminated in a three-time National Beginner Championship at Alcochete: Sporting, with two days to go in the Championship. After a two-year game break, the Lions repeated their 2018 and 2019 results in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
— Sporting Club Portugal (@Sporting_CP) June 16, 2022
In Coimbra, the game ended with Porto beating Académica 8-1.
During the compensation period, Sporting scored six goals against Guimarães (6-0) and Tomás Mendes scored (80+1′).
The game ended in Cesar, Benfica beat Braga 4-2.
Benfica responded with a fourth goal of 80+1′ (4-2), Diogo Martins.
In Seixal, SC Braga reduced Tomás Muller’s deficit (2-3) in the 79th minute.
Another goal from Alcochete: Winilson Lopes beat V. Guimarães 5-0 (64 minutes).
At Cesar, Benfica were reduced to ten units after captain Rui Silva was ejected after a tough challenge against Rodrigo Marquez (60′).
In Coimbra, Porto scored again through Rodrigo Moreira and have already beaten the Académica 8-1.
The countdown to Sporting’s celebrations saw Gabriel Silva score twice (45′) to extend the lead to 4-0 against V. Guimarães.
Sporting extend their lead to 3-0 against V. Guimarães, Geovany Quenda (43′) and get closer to the title.
Sporting – V. Guimarães (2-0) and Académica – FC Porto (1-6) start the second half.
Another goal for Benfica (3-1), this time by Alfonso Jesus, in the 50th minute.
Benfica (2-1) scored, Duarte Suarez against Braga in the 45th minute.
Maintaining the Lions’ advantage, with a 2-0 win over V. Guimarães at halftime, Sporting became national champions today, Thursday.
The second half started with Cesar. Benfica and SC Braga tied for a goal.
Half time at Sport – V. Guimarães (2-0) and at Académica – FC Porto (1-6).
In Alcochet, Gabriel Silva led 2-0 in the 35th minute against Guimaraes.
Académica was eliminated (1-5) against FC Porto by Diogo Palrinhas.
In Cesar, Benfica were drawn (1-1) by Eduardo Fernandes in the 38th minute. now is our recess time.
Sporting opened the scoring in the 16th minute by Giovanni Kunda.
FC Porto won 5-0 in the 12th minute with goals from Rodrigo Moura, Vasco Sosa and Leonardo Fajardo (2).
Académica-FC Porto starts.
Sporting-V starts. Guimarães, Pedro Alfonso (Setubal) referee.
13′: Edgar Mota scored against SC Braga against Benfica (0-1).
In Cesar, Benfica – SC Braga has started, in a match refereeed by Henrique Brites (AF Leiria).
Académica will welcome Porto FC if they beat Vitória de Guimarães in Alcochet, three days before the end of the qualifying stage of the Beginners Championship, with kick-off scheduled for 11.15am.
The Lions lead on 19 points, six more than Guimaraes, while Benfica are third on 12 points against Braga at 11am this morning.