Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Benfica to meet FC Porto in Taca de Portugal Final

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Benfica and FC Porto will meet in this seasons Taca de Portugal Final on May 24, 2020 at the Jamor after both clubs got past their semi-final opponents this week to set up one more Classico this season and their first meeting in the Taca de Portugal Final since 2003-04 in which Benfica defeated FC Porto 2-1 in additional extra time. Benfica moved into the finals for the first time since 2017 with a 3-2 win and 1-1 draw versus Famalicao over two legs, while FC Porto won 3-0 and drew 1-1 against second division club Academico Viseu. FC Porto will be returning to Taca de Portugal Final hoping to make amends for last seasons penalty shootout loss to Sporting. Benfica and FC Porto will be facing off in the Taca de Portugal Final for the eleventh time in the clubs histories with Benfica holding the edge over Porto by winning nine of the ten previous encounters. Benfica will be looking to make amends for the two regular season losses they have suffered to FC Porto as both clubs battle for the Portuguese League crown once again this year.

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