In Matchday 1 of the group stage of the Women’s League Cup Sporting managed to draw a match with Benfica.
In a match held at Tapadinha for the League Cup Group Stage, the Benfica and Sporting women’s teams drew 2-1 on matchday one.
This was Benfica’s first draw in all their games this season, the incarnated team, with wins only, saw Sporting enter the full force and scoring a penalty after 3 minutes by Nevena, punishing Dani Neuhaus foul in the area.
The Benfica team reacted and equalized in the 39th minute by Pauleta, but early in the second half, thanks to a better entry from Sporting, Diana Silva, after 53 minutes, scored again.
Benfica’s second, and final score, 2-2, was scored by Darlene de penalty, after foul Carole Costa, who was punished with the red card.
With this result, Sporting and Benfica, are second in the group with 1 point, Braga occupies the first position with 3 points after victory over Football Benfica, which is last.