Gri opens, Enzo closes and the eagle celebrates: Varzim-Benfica wins

THE Benfica certified for the “quarters” of the Portugal Cup, this Tuesday, by beating Varzim (0-2), in a stadium the place they’ve received solely as soon as in the final 9 journeys, with objectives from Grimaldo to open and Enzo Fernández to the finish. close by.

At the starting of the recreation, with a free-kick, Grimaldo left Ricardo Nunes inactive and criticized the first causes for the pleasure of the lots of of Benfica followers who had been current in the stadium that helps the poverios, because it occurs in the Varzim Games.

Without a lot to say till the break, there was a second half recognized for the worry of Tiago Margarido’s workforce, with a change that precipitated a ‘sururu’ close to the aim of Vlachodimos, nonetheless, it was a very long time earlier than Roger Schmidt began. set ended the match.

In the final 20 minutes, Benfica had many probabilities and Enzo Fernández had the aim to finish the tie, with the closing 0-2, which precipitated enthusiastic celebrations amongst the pink followers, with a purpose to cheer up the emotions of the previous few weeks. lastly leaving the Light.

The reality is that the Eagles managed to “escape” Sporting’s stumble in opposition to the Liga 3 signal and now await the winner of the heated competitors between Sporting de Braga and Vitória SC, which is anticipated on Wednesday.

So let’s go to the recreation notes:


Enzo Fernandez he returned to the eleven in spite of everything the conflicts in the World Cup ended, however the fact is that he knew the right way to reply on the pitch. From the disappointment in Braga to Póvoa de Varzim, the Argentine midfielder was the most illuminating a part of the subject and, along with what he opened, he additionally appeared with the most vital aim of the recreation, which was to get rid of doubts in the 78th minute, and to begin enthusiastic celebrations amongst the supporters of Benfica.


Chiquinho he was stunned when he appeared in the eleven with Enzo Fernandez, however we can not say that he has failed. On the opposite. He stunned lots of his opponents, confirmed a lot of well-known techniques and managed occasions that may have killed the opposition. In addition to his efficiency in the opposition’s objectives, the 27-year-old midfielder confirmed braveness and talent in nearly each minute of the recreation.


Carlos Tovar he was the loosest participant in the ninetieth minute, having allowed the Eagles’ very important passes to cross via his internet. Only yellow in the door for the final quarter-hour, the 23-year-old Colombian misplaced many duels and on a number of events used kicks to cease his workforce’s massive errors. He recorded some good moments in the assault, and additionally caught a whole lot of missed passes.


Tiago Margarido he can have seen a part of his strategy to ‘hit’ the first aim (and sudden) by Grimaldo, in a direct free-kick, so the final strategy to ‘frustrate’ the opponent by the aim is over. an appropriate technique. Returning from the altering rooms there appeared to be the identical ‘click on’ that had been on the pitch, but it surely was quick and nervous. The substitutes in the second half appeared to be getting higher, but it surely did not go effectively and Varzim ended up scoring one other aim in the recreation.

Roger Schmidt he selected to make some adjustments associated to the first workforce that was given in opposition to Portimonense, with the be aware of Rafa’s damage, however the fact is that he couldn’t have requested for begin to the recreation for the workforce ‘unshaken’ in the closing. just a few video games. The substitutions at half-time, and the addition of João Mário, took a while to suit the invoice, but it surely shortly turned clear that this was the place Benfica wanted to strengthen the plan, having completed second in the recreation.

The prosecutor

Manuel Oliveira he made a protected argument with no counterclaims. Confident in calling fouls and intelligent in pulling yellow playing cards out of his pocket, the skilled Portuguese umpire had little affect on the closing outcome.

Also Read: Varzim-Benfica: The Lion’s collapse is a warning… or not?

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