Benfica Betis Lisbon International Tournament

Oh benfica secured this Saturday, September 3, the final place of the Lisbon International Tournament, beating Real Betis 73-67 at Pavilhão Fidelidade. Betinho Gomes was the highest scorer for the reds with 13 factors.

nonetheless with out Mrs. Zirbes within the match sheet, coach Norberto Alves put in the primary 5 three additions. Tony Douglas, Terrell Carter and James Ellisor began the sport with Betinho Gomes and Aaron bulsardin what was a really thrilling begin for the house workforce.

Betinho Gomes set the tone and opened the scoring with a hat-trick, and regardless of Betis, thirteenth in Liga ACB final season, Benfica took the lead. A powerful pursuit of the ball and a pair of solos put the Reds forward 9-2.

The Spanish workforce tried to maintain Benfica away from the purpose and Amar Sylla opened the hole for Benfica on the finish of the primary quarter. Effective start-up and greatness on the backside of the tables to place purple to win in the tip of the primary time unquestionably 29-16.

Despite the good flexibility within the workforce offered by Norberto Alves, Benfica was unable to keep up defensive energy, or to evaluate very effectively. The Spaniards, clearly, dominated the talk, North Americans Jeremiah Hill and Robert Johnson III who have been featured within the Andalusian workforce. Don’t assume, nevertheless, that the Reds misplaced management of the sport. Not efficient in launching, however a very good defensive work was maintained, forcing the Spaniards to work arduous to get the prospect to launch. Aaron Broussard leveled the rating within the last minutes of the second half, stopping Betis’ restoration.

To to interrupt and after a bit of 15-18 in favor of the enemy, Benfica went to the cabins to win with 44-34.


The purpose of the sport remained within the third quarter, with the Spaniards growing their efficiency by capturing, from three factors, and getting nearer to the scoreboard. However, when Betis arrived, Benfica (already confirmed plenty of persona) to retaliate, stop and thwart countermeasures.

At the tip of the third quarter, the Spanish workforce received the division once more (15-21) and was solely 4 factors behind the Reds: 59-55 it was subsequent.

Ivan Almeida

At the start of the fourth half, James Ellisor and Sérgio Silva put Benfica forward with 9 factors, however Betis didn’t surrender and, 2:59 minutes from the tip, touched the marker. Winning with a distinction of factors (68-67), the champions of the workforce coached by Norberto Alves emerged once more. Terrell Carter, James Ellisor and Ivan Almeida are the best starters victory to these born of the flesh 73-67.

Betinho Gomes was Benfica’s main scorer with 13 factors, 5 rebounds, 2 steals and 1 steal..

The victory of the Benfica workforce, which can play this Sunday, September 4, within the last of the Pavilhão Fidelidade, at 18:00.and the winner of Sporting-Unicaja.


Norberto Alves

Norberto Alves (Benfica coach): “The workforce began very effectively, it’s clear that it’s the first recreation of this season and we have been dropping selections. It can be vital to know who we performed towards, the ACB League workforce, the most effective in Europe. The workforce defended very effectively. we did not run the ball, we did not do effectively with the block and we weren’t excellent. It’s the primary check of the season. there are plenty of issues to enhance and enhance, however everybody responded effectively. [domingo] we’ve got one other recreation and we wish to use it to our benefit. This is the purpose of those pre-season video games. “

Fidelity Pavilion
Benfica begins 5
Toney Douglas, Aaron Broussard, James Elissor, Betinho Gomes and Terrell Carter
Eduardo Francisco, José Barbosa, Makram Romdhane, Diogo Gameiro, Tomás Barroso, Sérgio Silva and Ivan Almeida
Betis from 5
Rodions Kurucs, Robert Johnson III, Jeremiah Hill, Shannon Evans and Amar Sylla
Txem Urtasun, Pablo Almazán, Dairis Bertans, Eulis Baez, Aaron Menzies and Pepe Pozas
1 quarter 2 quarters 3 quarters 4 quarters
29-16 44-34 59-55 73-67
Benfica gamers
Betinho Gomes (13), Aaron Broussard (12), Terrell Carter (12), Diogo Gameiro (12), James Ellisor (8), Toney Douglas (5), Tomás Barroso (3), Sérgio Silva (3), Ivan Almeida (3), Eduardo Francisco (2)

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