Goals and Highlights: Sporting 2-1 Santa Clara in Taça da Liga

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5:52 PM4 months ago

THANK YOU, FANS!

Thanks for staying with us and following every moment of Sporting 2x1 Santa Clara. The Lions won by come-from-behind and are in the final of the League Cup. We're done here. You follow everything from Brazilian and world sports here on VAVEL. Thanks for the company.
5:50 PM4 months ago

BEST MOMENTS:

Did you lose the game? No problem. Watch here the best moments of the match between Sporting 2x1 Santa Clara:

5:48 PM4 months ago

FINAL:

Benfica and Sporting are classified and will make the final of the Portuguese League Cup. The match takes place next Saturday (29), at 3:45 pm ET.
5:47 PM4 months ago

END GAME:

The referee blows the whistle. End of story. Sporting is in the final of the League Cup and will face Benfica.
5:45 PM4 months ago

YELLOW CARD!

To Esteves for hardest finish. Game is about to end.
5:38 PM4 months ago

+8

The referee ordered and we will have 8 minutes of overtime.
5:38 PM4 months ago

UNACREDIBLE!

It was not a mere kick. Paulinho's missed goal was SIMPLY UNACREDIBLE!

 

5:36 PM4 months ago

89'

Paulinho finishes with a placed shot and almost scores the third goal for Sporting.
5:35 PM4 months ago

89'

Final minutes of the first half. We are waiting for the referee's time-outs.
5:33 PM4 months ago

THE GOAL OF SARABIA:

With a penalty goal by Pablo Sarabia, Sporting turned the match around. Check it out:

 

5:29 PM4 months ago

80'

Out: Sarabia and Esgaio

In: Ruben and Esteves

5:23 PM4 months ago

76'

Santa Clara has a lateral to charge down the right. For now the final is Benfica x Sporting.
5:19 PM4 months ago

72'

The ball is in the attack on the left of Sporting, Tabata falls to the ground and asks for a foul. The referee orders the ball to go on.
5:15 PM4 months ago

67'

Matheus Nunes and Paulinho enter. Gonçalves and Palhinha leave the field.
5:10 PM4 months ago

64'- GOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAL!!!

SPORTING! SARABIA TAKES THE PENALTY AND TURNS IT AROUND!

Sporting are now ahead on the scoreboard and have an extra player.

5:10 PM4 months ago

PENALTY AND EXPULSION!

RUI COSTA IS SENT OFF! The referee scored the penalty and expelled the Santa Clara player. Good chance for Sporting now.
5:09 PM4 months ago

VAR!

The referee has been called to the VAR and is analyzing the throw. However, it has already lasted a few minutes.
5:06 PM4 months ago

RUI COSTA SAVES!

At the corner, the ball is hit and Rui Costa saves on the line. However, the game is stopped. The ball hit the arm of the Santa Clara defender.
5:04 PM4 months ago

57' - GOAL DISALLOWED

Esgaio invades the area and scores for Sporting. The play is stopped for offside. Goal disallowed.
5:03 PM4 months ago

56'

Sporting comes in from the right and Mansur sends it to the side.
5:01 PM4 months ago

53'

We are getting to the first 10 minutes and Sporting keeps pressing. They seem to be looking for the win more than Santa Clara.
4:56 PM4 months ago

49'

The ball is thrown into the Sport area and Tabata commits an attacking foul.
4:55 PM4 months ago

48'

Sporting pressures. Lions don't let go of the bone and try to turn by all means in Leiria.
4:52 PM4 months ago

RESTARTS THE GAME!

Ball rolling for the second half of Sporting 1x1 Santa Clara.
4:36 PM4 months ago

HALF TIME

End of the first half Sporting 1x1 Santa Clara.
4:33 PM4 months ago

+2

We will go until the 47th minute in this first half.
4:33 PM4 months ago

45'

In the corner for Santa Clara, Cryzan's shoulder shot hits the post. Almost the second goal.
4:31 PM4 months ago

43'

Sporting comes again. Tabata shoots from outside the area, but the ball stays with the goalkeeper.
4:28 PM4 months ago

39' - GOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAAL!!

SPORTING! VILLANUEVA SCORES AGAINST HIS OWN GOAL!

Nuno Santo appears on the left, crosses low and Villanueva tries to clear, but sends it against his own goal. Now 1-1.

4:25 PM4 months ago

GOAL, BUT DISALLOWED!

Esgaio receives the ball inside the box and shoots into the goal, but was offside. Goal disallowed.
4:23 PM4 months ago

35'

Tabata takes a dangerous shot from outside the area. Ricardo Fernandes saves in two times.
4:22 PM4 months ago

33'

Sporting go forward in search of the equalizer. Sarabia is caught offside and complains to the referee.
4:20 PM4 months ago

31' - GOOAAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!!

OF SANTA CLARA! The Brazilian Lincoln took a free-kick with perfection. In the corner and killed goalkeeper Adán. Santa Clara in front: 1-0.
4:18 PM4 months ago

29'

Ricardo Fernandes comes out playing badly. Sporting recover and Sarabia receives on the edge of the area. He invades, dribbles and finishes poorly. The ball was far and weak for the goalkeeper of Santa Clara.
4:15 PM4 months ago

27'

Nuno Santos takes a chance from outside the area, catches it first time, and sends it very far.
4:12 PM4 months ago

YELLOW CARD

Carvalho fouls Gonçalves in the attack. Dangerous ball to Sporting.
4:08 PM4 months ago

19'

Sarabia comes face to face with the goalkeeper, who leaves the goal and takes it for a corner. Sarabia was offside and the referee scored.
4:03 PM4 months ago

VILLANUEVA SAVES

Sporting comes in from the left, crosses into the area and Villanueva saves on the line.
4:02 PM4 months ago

13'

Cryzan heads the ball into the box, but Adán has the ball. Santa Clara's first arrival.
4:01 PM4 months ago

12'

Ugarte fouls Lincoln. A ball comes into the Santa Clara attack area.
3:59 PM4 months ago

11'

Sporting take a corner kick from the left side. The ball is even completed, but it is a goal kick.
3:54 PM4 months ago

06'

Long throw-in in Sporting's attacking area, but no one reaches it.
3:53 PM4 months ago

05'

Sarabia is fouled by Mansur in the attack field. He is brought down at the advertising board.
3:52 PM4 months ago

03'

Sporting have more of the ball and are in danger now. Nuno Santos takes a chance and Ricardo gets the ball.
3:48 PM4 months ago

STARTS THE GAME!

Referee blows the whistle. The ball is rolling for Sporting x Santa Clara in the League Cup.
3:41 PM4 months ago

TEAMS ON THE FIELD:

Teams are already on the field of play. The ball will soon roll for Sporting x Santa Clara.
3:40 PM4 months ago

TROPHY:

It's the semi-final of the League Cup, but the trophy is at the match venue. Whoever advances faces Benfica and the champion will receive that trophy there:

 

3:34 PM4 months ago

RESERVES:

Sporting subs: João Virgínia, Feddal, Matheus Nunes, Jovane, Vinagre, Tiago Tomás, Paulinho, Geny, Gonçalo Esteves.

Substitutes of Santa Clara: Marco, Rafael Ramos, Rúben Oliveira, Paulo Henrique, Tassano, Óscar Barreto, Nené, Tagawa, Mohebi.

3:25 PM4 months ago

SANTA CLARA LINE UP:

Ricardo Fernandes; Sagna, Boateng, Villanueva e Mansur; Anderson Carvalho e Romão; Rui Costa, Lincoln e Ricardinho; Cryzan.
3:13 PM4 months ago

ARBITRATION:

Referee: António Nobre

Assistant Referee 1: André Campos

Assistant Referee 2: Pedro Felisberto

4th Referee: André Narciso

VAR: Nuno Almeida

AVAR: Nélson Almeida

3:11 PM4 months ago

WARM-UP!

The teams are already entering the field to start warming up for the match later on. The ball will roll in a little over half an hour. Stay tuned!

 

3:00 PM4 months ago

SPORTING LINE UP:

Adán, R. Esgaio, L. Neto, G. Inácio, M. Reis, Palhinha, Ugarte, P. Gonçalves, N. Santos, Sarabia e Tabata.
 
2:55 PM4 months ago

IN THE FINAL...

Whoever wins Sporting x Santa Clara will be in the great final of the Portuguese League Cup. On the other side is Benfica, since the Incarnate beat Boavista on penalties and only await the winner of the clash to know the rival.
2:50 PM4 months ago

THE STADIUM:

The match between Sporting x Santa Clara takes place in the Municipal Stadium of Leiria and is valid for the semifinal of the Portuguese League Cup. Check out a bit of the stadium.

 

2:45 PM4 months ago

Where and how to watch the Sporting x Santa Clara match on TV and in real time?

Match: Sporting x Santa Clara
Portuguese League Cup 

Round: Semifinal

Date: 26/12/2021

Time: 3:45 pm ET

Venue: Municipal Stadium of Leiria

Where to watch: Star +, Streaming platform

Real time: VAVEL Brasil

2:40 PM4 months ago

When is the Sporting x Santa Clara match and how to watch it LIVE and in real time?

The match will start at 3:45 pm ET, being played at the Estádio Municipal de Leiria. The match will be broadcast live on Star+, the streaming platform linked to ESPN and Disney Group. You can check it minute by minute here on VAVEL Brazil.
2:35 PM4 months ago

EXCLUSION FROM UEFA COMPETITIONS?

UEFA decided, this Tuesday, to fine Santa Clara and reject an appeal from Sporting, maintaining the sanction for failure to comply with the rules of financial fair play, with both clubs subject to exclusion from European soccer competitions.

Sporting has until January 31 to prove it complies with financial fair-play. If it fails to do so, it will be out of UEFA competitions for three seasons.

2:30 PM4 months ago

SANTA CLARA'S LAST 5 GAMES:

  • Moreirense 0x2 Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara 2x2 Tondela
  • Santa Clara 3x2 Sporting
  • Paços de Ferreira 2x1 Santa Clara
  • Santa Clara 1x0 Vitória de Guimarães
 
2:25 PM4 months ago

SPORTING'S LAST 5 GAMES:

  1. Sporting 1x2 Braga
  2. Vizela 0x2 Sporting
  3. Leca 0x4 Sporting
  4. Santa Clara 3x2 Sporting
  5. Sporting 3x2 Portimonense
2:20 PM4 months ago

PRIMEIRA LIGA:

Last weekend, Sporting suffered a 2-1 loss to Braga in the Portuguese league. Currently, Rúben Amorim's team is in second place in the national tournament, behind Porto.

On the other side, Santa Clara beat Moreirense by 2-0. The team coached by Mário Silva occupies the 10th position in the competition table.

In the most recent confrontation between the two teams, Santa Clara won 3-2. The duel was valid for the 17th round of the Portuguese Championship.

2:15 PM4 months ago

SANTA CLARA:

A surprise in group D, Santa Clara qualified in a group that had Rio Ave and the mighty Porto. In fact, the team beat the Dragons to secure the group classification. The 3-1 victory was like a bucket of cold water for the Porto fans who were expecting an easy victory. Moreover, in the first round, Santa Clara was in a 2-2 draw with Rio Ave.

Recently, the team beat Sporting, come-from-behind, for the Primeira Liga.

Photo: Santa Clara

 

2:10 PM4 months ago

SPORTING:

The lions qualified first in group B, which also had Famalicao and Penafiel. As expected, Sporting was dominant in the group and won both matches, scoring three goals and conceding only one. Against Famalicao, the victory was 2-1, while against Penafiel, the minimum score was enough. 1 a 0. (See the best moments below). Now arrives with morale to face Santa Clara, despite having lost to the team recently.

2:05 PM4 months ago

TIME AND PLACE

The match between Sporting x Santa Clara marks the semifinal round of the Portuguese League Cup. One of the most important cups of the Portuguese League. Sporting arrives for the match after easily passing Group B in the first round. The lions qualified first, undefeated. While Santa Clara surprised everyone by qualifying in group D and eliminating the strong Porto, leader of the national championship. The ball rolls at 16h45 (Brasília), at the Municipal Stadium in Leiria.
2:00 PM4 months ago

Welcome to the Sporting x Santa Clara match

Hello, soccer lover! Now it's time for Sporting x Santa Clara in the semifinal round of the Portuguese Cup. The teams duel in a match valid for the knockout stage and whoever loses is out of the Cup. Follow everything from the duel between the Portuguese in real time on VAVEL Brazil.
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