Benfica visited and defeated Vitoria SC (1-0) on Saturday in matchday 15 of the I Liga and in what was their team’s debut in 2020. The only goal of the match was scored in the first round. part and was by Argentine Franco Cervi.
The game in Guimarães was always high voltage on the field and was only tarnished by the four interruptions caused by chairs and torches that flew from the stands to D. Afonso Henriques’s pitch.
Many times supporters perform better than players, but this Saturday night in Guimarães, that’s not what happened. Quite the opposite.
In qualifying terms, Benfica remain in the lead with 42 points and put pressure on FC Porto, which faces Sporting tomorrow in Alvalade.
For their part, Vitória SC misses the assault on the European zone and is now in fifth place with the same points of the old rival Sp. Braga who, also this Saturday, imposed a categorical rout to Belenenses SAD (7-1). formed the Eagles midfielder duo.