Jessica Silva 15′
With an outstanding performance, Benfica’s women’s football team thrashed Sporting (5-0) and qualified for the Portuguese Cup, on Saturday afternoon, January 21, at Estádio da Luz, where a new national attendance record was set for official matches in women’s football: 15,032 spectators!
In the semifinals, the national champions will face Famalicãowho beat Damaiense (2-0).
Next Wednesday, January 25, there is a new derby. Benfica welcomes Sporting to the Benfica Campus(Pitch no. 1), in the 1st leg of the League Cup semifinals. The match is scheduled for 7:45 pm.
|Benfica Starting XI|
|Rute Costa, Catarina Amado, Carole Costa (Sílvia Rebelo, 83′), Ana Seiça, Lúcia Alves, Pauleta, Andreia Norton (Christy Ucheibe, 65′), Ana Vitória (Andreia Faria, 65′), Francisca Nazareth (Nycole Raysla, 83′), Cloé Lacasse (Marta Cintra, 83′) and Jéssica Silva|
|Katelin Talbert, Sílvia Rebelo (83′), Carolina Correia, Andreia Faria (65′), Christy Ucheibe (65′), Lara Martins, Beatriz Nogueira, Marta Cintra (83′) and Nycole Raysla (83′)|
|Sporting Starting XI|
|Hannah Seabert, Alicia Correia (Chandra Davidson, 46′), Melisa Hasanbegovic (Carolina Beckert, 46′), Bruna Lourenço, Fátima Dutra, Ana Borges, Andreia Bravo (Brenda Pérez, 61′), Joana Martins (Maiara Niehues, 61′ ), Cláudia Neto, Ana Capeta (Maísa Correia, 73′) and Diana Silva|
|Carolina Jóia, Rita Fontemanha, Chandra Davidson (46′), Brenda Pérez (61′), Ana Teles, Maiara Niehues (61′), Carolina Beckert (46′), Maisa Correia (73′) and Inês Gonçalves|
|Benfica: Jéssica Silva (15′ and 18′), Ana Vitória (38′ and 52′) and Christy Ucheibe (76′)|
Text: Paulo Nunes Teixeira
Photos: Cátia Luís and Victoria Ribeiro / SL Benfica
Last update: Saturday, January 21, 2023