Benfica have stumbled and are in danger of a direct passage to the Champions League


Benfica missed a goalless draw with Famalicão in Lisbon on Saturday and it will be difficult to get a direct pass to the group stage of the next Champions League.

On matchday 31, and with three left, the ‘eagles’ are five points behind second place, held by Sporting, who also have one fewer games as they won’t play until Monday.

The draw also did not give Famalicão peace of mind, who is just four points above the relegation areas.

Also on Saturday, Santa Clara and Marítimo held a duel between the island teams that ended in a 2-2 draw, with a double by Japanese Kyosuke Tagawa for the Azores team and goals by Brazilian Cláudio Winck and Iranian Alipour for the team. is Madeira.

Marítimo remains sixth and Santa Clara, ninth.

Earlier, Portimonense (1-0) won at home against Moreirense with a goal from Welinton Júnior.

The result keeps the locals in the center of the table, but Moreirense falls to sixteenth position, forcing them to play for permanence in a playoff.

Porto could be champions on Monday

Matchday 31 will continue this Sunday and end on Monday with two matches, Braga-Oporto and Boavista-Sporting.

Porto could be declared League champions if they achieve a better result than the ‘lions’.

Source: La Verdad


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