The Vitoria Setubal qualified today for the semi-finals of the Football League Cup, beating home Sporting 2-1 thanks to a penalty in added time which left the ‘lions’ out of competition.
Bonfim Stadium, play the third and final round of Group A, Edinho scored the penalty, the 90 + 4, and undid equality that allowed Sporting to attend the ‘final four’. Venancio opened the scoring for sadinos after 19 minutes, and Elijah made equal, to 79.
The decision led to the penalty was quite controversial and caused turmoil on the pitch, with the Sporting players to surround the referee and Rui Oliveira calls for the intervention of the PSP and gives by finished the challenge.
The Vitoria Setubal won Group A with six points, as many as Sporting, using the team of José Couceiro the lowest average jogaores ages, while the Arouca and Varzim took third and fourth places, both with three points . The Victoria eoo Moreirense are the teams already qualified for the ‘final four’, which takes place at the Estadio Algarve, between 25 and 29 January.
No responsible Sporting appeared before journalists in the usual end of the match press conference.