Under-23s: Benfica suffers heavy defeat with Junior League champions on the field

Benfica suffered a heavy loss this Friday at the reception of Sp. Braga (3-0), in the second round match of the B-block of the Revelation Cup.

Luís Castro’s starting eleven players were the four players who controlled the Reds under the age of 19 in the recent conquest of the youth league that were in that final against Salzburg: Martim Ferreira, Zan Jevsenak, Luís Semedo and Hugo Félix (Samuel). Soares was also a beginner, he missed a match with the Austrians with a ban).

Dinis Rodrigues were given a gift! The ref dubiously awarded them a penalty 37 minutes into the match, which was neatly put away by Lacximicant. Nuno Cunha scored from the penalty spot.

With this result, Sp. Braga leads the B-block with six points from two games. Benfica and Famalicão have three points, while Rio Ave has not yet scored a goal.

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