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S.L. Benfica vs. F.C. Porto: Taca da Liga - Semifinals 3/20/12

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  1. Benfica4Life

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    S.L. Benfica vs. F.C. Porto: Taca da Liga - Semifinals

    Date: Tuesday, March 20th, 2012
    Time: 4:45
    Stadium: Estadio da Luz
    Referree: Artur Soares Dias
     


  2. VicVR6

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    Looks like only about 40,000 will even bother to attend this one, can't blame them, the beer cup is not very appealing. Just hope no one gets hurt because this title race is freaking tight.
     
  3. Benfica4Life

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    Agreed, but a Classico is a classico. Semifinal match against the biggest rivalry in Portugal no matter how you look at it. Although the league is important, you want to beat your oppenent because the heated tension is there.

    I see it now. I have a feeling Benfica will win, Porto fans will say its a useless important Cup and that they would rather have won the league match, which you did.
     
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    Hey, I've said that this cup is useless since day one. The games are mostly of very poor quality with no fan support.

    If we lose, I won't be happy not because we lost the beer cup, but because we lost to Benfica.
     


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    Exactly, no one wants to lose to their rivals, regardless of what the competition is for.
     
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    Bayern Munich, ManUtd and Chelsea will be at this game watching for certain players. Most likely Nelson, Witsel, Gaitan, Javi, James and Hulk.
     
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    Quite a secondary game, in the middle of the ones that matters.

    No way Jesus will jeopardize the remaining of the season for this one.
     
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    The starting lineups look pretty serious :D
     
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    Yes, of course, it's about the prestige. But i bet some names will not play for 90 minutes.
     
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    Official Start XI's...

    Benfica:


    --------------Eduardo--------------
    ----------Luisao-----Jardel----------
    Maxi------------------------Capdevila
    ----------Witsel-----Javi------------
    Nolito----------Aimar--------B.Cesar
    ---------------Nelson--------------


    Porto

    --------------Bracali---------------
    -------Rolando------Mangala-------
    Sapunaru---------------------Sandro
    --------------Defour---------------
    ------Lucho----------Moutinho-----
    Hulk--------------------------Alvaro
    --------------Kleber----------------
     
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    Rest in peace, António Leitão.

    As always, no one respects the minute of silence... :confused:
     
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    :D

    There's the first.
     
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    WTF? That was some awful defending. :confused:

    I hope they wake up or they might suffer more.
     
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    GOOOLLLOOOO!!!! Maxi Pereira! 4 minutes! 1-0

    Amazing offensive play! What an assist! What a rocket by Maxi
     
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    GOLO do Porto!!! :D
     
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    lol

    That's ridiculous.
     
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    1-1...shot deflects off Javi. We could see a goalfest.
     
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    It's so weird to see Eduardo in net for Benfica.
     
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    What a crazy opening 10 minutes.
     
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    Porto really playing their a*s off now!

    Interesting to see Alvaro in a winger role

    Surprised Rolando, Moutinho & Hulk are starting
     
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    Eduardo you suck!!!! 1-2
     
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    Capdevila doing worse than Emerson. :confused:
     
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    Porto tearing up Benfica's defense.
     
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    lol

    That's... ridiculous...:confused:
     

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