Braga defeats Penafiel and leads Group A


Rui Fontes, Pablo and Ricardo Horta scored the goals of the Minho formation.

Braga have entered the right foot into the group stage of the League Cup. This Monday, the Braga went to Penafiel’s ground to win 3-1 and add the first three points in Group A of the competition.

Ricardo Sá Pinto’s team came in very strong and some fans were still trying to find their place when Rui Fonte, after two minutes, put Sp. Braga ahead.

Still before the 20th minute, Pablo increased the Arsenalitas lead to 2-0. Sp. Braga had a comfortable advantage for the break and when they returned did not take off the accelerator foot. Ricardo Horta made it 3-0 for Minho on 67 minutes.

Schons reduced it for the home side, but it was no more than a goal of honor for Penafiel’s side. With this result, Sp. Braga jumps to the leadership of Group A of the League Cup. Marítimo and Paços de Ferreira tied and both have 1 point, while Penafiel is last without any points won.

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