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Sporting wins Euroleague after 42 years

Sporting Clube de Portugal win the 54th edition of Euroleague. In an amazing final, in front of 3000 spectators, the home team returns tastes victory for the first time since 1977.


A great final with two huge teams. 1-1 after few minutes, anticipated an even more amazing show. Sporting accelerates definitely with extraordinary intensity, with two goals in only 2 minutes, that broke the game. Porto tries to return into the match but Sporting has the best. Again at the end of the first half, Romero scores the partial of 4-1. In the 2nd half, the home team manages the results. Porto at 14th minute scores the second after a huge amount of shots. Girao saved 2 consecutive direct shots and his teammates score the decisive fifth goal for the victorious 5-2.

EUROLEAGUE – Final Four – May 2019, 11 and 12 in Lisbon (Portugal)
Sun 12/5/19 – h 18.00 – Final – FC Porto (PT) x Sporting CP (PT) = 2-5 (1-4, 1-1)
Porto: Nelson, Garcia, Nunes, Rafa, Alves – Cocco, Pinto, Poka, Santos, Grau – Coach: Cabestany
Sporting: Girao, Platero, Gil, Perez, Magalhaes – Font, Marin, Romero, Hugo, Diogo – Coach: Freitas
Scorers: 1st half: 6’27” Perez (S), 7’32” Garcia (P), 9’54” Hugo (S), 11’54” Font (S), 23’26” Romero (S) – 2nd half: 14’12” Alves (P), 16’20” Font (S)
Referees: Eccelsi (IT), Silecchia (IT)


By nhrawebmaster on May 14th, 2019