• 21/04/2024 14:01

Stopped one step away from the final: Benfica with Trubin flew out of the Portuguese Cup (video)

ByИван Дунаев

Apr 3, 2024

"Eagles” in a two-game duel they lost to Sporting.

BenficaUkrainian goalkeeper Anatoly Trubin failed to make it to the final of the Portugal Cup.

In the return match of the 1/2 finals, the Eagles drew with Sporting on their own field – 2:2. In the first match, Benfica was defeated with a score of 1:2.

The first half of the meeting at Estádio da Luz passed without any goals scored. At the start of the second half of the game, the “Lions” took the lead – Morten Hjulmand scored in the 47th minute.

The hosts came back very quickly – in the 52nd Nicolas Otamendi scored in the minute.

However, Ruben Amorim's men took the lead again in the 55th minute thanks to the efforts of Paulinho.

In the 64th minute, Benfica equalized the score for the second time in the match – a precise shot from Rafa Silva. However, following the results of two matches, “Sporting” triumphed (4:3).

Review of the match “Benfica” – “Sporting”

Trubin entered the starting lineup for the Eagles and played a full match, which was his 41st this season for the Portuguese team. In total, the Ukrainian missed 39 goals and kept a clean sheet 16 times.

The other finalist of the Portuguese Cup will be determined in the confrontation between Guimarães and Porto. The matches are scheduled for April 3 and 17.


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