dsc03374In the 2nd leg of the final, the Lisbon team overturned the result getting a clear victory by 9-2. For SL Benfica is the 3rd time in this competition.

SL Benfica has been the last team to win a European Cup in the last season and is the first in this one. The white-red team raised the Continental Cup in the “Pavilhao Fidelidade” after a stunning victory against OC Barcelos that won the 1st leg 5-4. In the 2nd leg the supremacy of SL Benfica has never been questioned. The team coached by Pedro Silva won 9-2, achieving the come back in the 1st half and completing the task in the 2nd.
Argentinian Carlos Nicolia made the assists for the first and second goals of SL Benfica scored by Joao Rodrigues and Jordi Adroher. OC Barcelos bridged the gap thanks to Joao Guimaraes, after that Luis Querido failed a direct shot. During the last minute of the 1st half, an amazing goal by Joao Rodrigues let Benfica to end the period 3-1 ahead.
The home team conquered the Continental Cup in the first five minutes of the 2nd half. Tiago Rafael scores just 20 seconds after the beginning; then, Barcelos failed its second direct shot and, during the powerplay followed to the blue card to Adrhoer, suffered the 5-1 and 6-1 both scored by Joao Rodrigues. With an advantage of 5 points, Benfica spent the 2nd half controlling the match until its end.

SL BENFICA – OC BARCELOS 9-2 (1st half: 3-1)
AGGREGATE: 13-7
SCORERS 1st half: 9.43 Rodrigues, 20.18 Adroher, 22.32 Guimaraes, 24.29 Rodrigues.
SCORERS 2nd half: 0.20 T.Rafael, 3.26 Rodrigues, 5.51 Rodrigues, 6.20 Vieira, 8.16 M.Rocha, 8.47 Adroher, 20.43 Adroher.
SL BENFICA: Trabal, Neves, D.Rafael, Nicolia, Adroher, Rodrigues, T.Rafael, M.Rocha, Sardo, Almeida. Coach: Silva.
OC BARCELOS: Da Silva, J.Rocha, Guimaraes, De Sousa, Costa, Querido, Morais, Ventura, Vieira, Pinto. Coach: Freitas.
REFEREES: Oscar Valverde and Sergi Mayor (Spain)
BLUE CARDS: Adroher (2.50 2nd half), Costa (3.50 2nd half).

 

2nd Leg – SL Benfica (PT) v OC Barcelos (PT)

CONTINENTAL CUP 2016-17
Pavilhao Fidelidade - Lisbona (Portugal)

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Results

Team1st Half2nd HalfGoals after regular timeTeam Fouls
SL Benfica (PT)3699
OC Barcelos (PT)1122

SL Benfica (PT)

# Player Position Goals Blue Card Red Card
DIOGO ALMEIDAGoalkeeper000
JOAO SARDOForward000
VALTER NEVESDefender000
DIOGO RAFAELDefender000
CARLOS NICOLIAForward000
JORDI ADROHERForward3 (19'18"', 32'47"', 45'23"')1 (27'50"')0
JOAO RODRIGUESForward4 (9'47"', 24'29"', 28'26"', 29'51"')00
GUILLEM TRABALGoalkeeper000
TIAGO RAFAELDefender1 (25'40"')00
MIGUEL ROCHADefender1 (33'16"')00

Main Coach: PEDRO NUNES

OC Barcelos (PT)

# Player Position Goals Blue Card Red Card
ALVARO MORAISForward000
HUGO COSTAForward01 (28'50"')0
JOAO GUIMARAESForward1 (22'42"')00
JOAO PEREIRAGoalkeeper000
JOSE PEREIRADefender000
LUIS QUERIDODefender000
MIGUEL VIEIRADefender1 (31'20"')00
REINALDO VENTURAForward000
RICARDO SILVAGoalkeeper000
RUBEN SOUSADefender000

Main Coach: PAULO FREITAS