Portugal: Sporting champion

Portugal: Sporting champion

Thomas Sinicki, Media365: Published on Monday, May 6, 2024 at 10:55 AM.

It's all over for Sporting Portugal, as it has been confirmed that they can no longer join Benfica at the top following the unexpected defeat of the other club, the Lisbon Eagles, who will remain in second place.

Thanks to Benfica's unexpected defeat to Famalisão, Sporting won their 20th Portuguese championship on Sunday. It was already a good start with a five-point advantage three days before the end, and it is now official thanks to the win over Portimonense on Saturday (3-0) as well as the setback suffered by Lisbon's other club – recently eliminated by Olympique. De Marseille in the Europa League quarter-finals – in Famalicao (2-0) making He led by eight lengths with two legs remaining This season.

Perfect home record and second in history with 90 points?

Ruben Amorim's players, once cited as Jurgen Klopp's successor to Liverpool's bench, have dominated the Liverpool bench for months, and have not lost since December 8. In the lead from the sixth day, they did not give up first place until the eleventh day, only to regain it in the next match, without giving it up after that. They were eliminated in the round of 16 from C3 by Atalanta, and were able to focus on the tournament, led by their Swedish striker, Viktor Gyokeris, who gave the scorers a scare with 27 goals.

Balance sheet for 27 wins, three draws and two defeats, already strong, is perfect at home with sixteen wins in as many matches played at the Estadio José Alvalade. They need just one win to beat the club's points record in a single season, 86, as they have 84 units with two games remaining. If they win two more times, they will be the second team in history to reach the 90-point mark. Behind the number 91 set by FC Porto in 2022. On the other hand, there is still a long way to go to catch up with the two national crowns of the two great national rivals, 38 for Benfica and 30 for Porto.

See also  UEFA Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain with Juventus and Benfica in the group stage

You May Also Like

About the Author: Lucinda Lima

"Desbravador de cerveja apaixonado. Álcool alcoólico incurável. Geek de bacon. Viciado em web em geral."

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *