Sporting opened the qualifiers for the Revelation Cup (below-23), on Tuesday afternoon, receiving and successful, at the Estádio Aurélio Pereira (Cristiano Ronaldo Academy, Alcochete), the ‘crimson lantern’ of the staff, Leixões, in a duel with uncommon outcomes with 5 goals and 4 (!) which gave the Lions the lead, 5-4.
Remember that the collaborating groups began the session with half the factors of their earlier wins. Therefore, the battle was the finish of the earlier part, the place Sporting began this part with six factors and the formation of Matosinense with 4 factors.
The guests began properly and dictated the sport, forcing Leon’s protection to work in the opening minutes. But when the lions, led by the former proper-winger of Portugal João Pereira, eliminated the strain … they discovered, at 11 ‘, at the insistence of Francisco Canário (1-0).
The inexperienced and white strikers got here again at 17′: the desk with Kiko Félix, who assisted 2-0. And Francisco Canário noticed that his new objective did not work, for offside, on 38′.
If the third objective was not counted for the lions, it was Leixões who managed to cut back (2-1) shortly after, at 40′: the participant accepted Marco Cruz’s hand on the ball and confirmed a penalty, translated by Tomás Couto. .
Sporting didn’t lose curiosity and regained the benefit in two goals earlier than the break, with Marco Cruz, working with Francisco Canário on the left and receiving the ball in the ahead space.
And for individuals who thought 4 goals equaled a busy first half, the second was much more concerned, with 5 extra goals, three of them in simply 5 minutes, from the begin.
Sporting made it 4-1 in the forty seventh minute, with Domingos Andrade’s correct header, following a Lucas Dias nook. And even earlier than 60 seconds handed, the lion already reached a couple of goals (5-1, at 48 ‘), in the first shot by David Moreira, at the door of the penalty space, after making an attempt to clear up the downside. Strong safety.
Even so, Leixões responded shortly. Good work by Fernando on the proper, serving to Rúben Candal to fireplace a powerful and regular shot, and the guests made it 5-2 with half an hour to play.
And they got here shut to 70′, with 5-3: a battle between the gamers Papuna Beruashvili and Domingos Andrade, with Arome Idache getting into.
A conflict between Domingos Andrade and goalkeeper Papuna Beruashvili allowed Arome Idache to go ahead and make it 5-3.
Nigeria’s Idache scored once more on 78′, however the transfer was once more dominated out by the referee for offside. But the African participant who doesn’t compete also can rating twice, at 87′ – twisting Rúben Candal from the left – to set up the last numbers of the sport (5-4) and make the final a part of the assembly extra, unexpectedly, fascinating, after three goals in a row with Leixões from 5-1 to shock the leonine protection, pressured in the final minutes to keep away from 5-5.
Sporting struggled, however made certain to win the second spherical, qualifying for the Revelation Cup, and now has 9 factors. Leixões retains 4 factors and the final place in the desk.