Taca da Liga Match Preview: Sporting vs FC Porto






JANUARY 25/19


When - January 26, 2019 


Where:  Braga, Portugal at Estadio Municipal de Braga  Time: 19:45 WEST
















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Key Facts












- Sporting are the Taca da Liga defending Champions and are looking to win the title for the second time, this is their fourth trip to the Finals.  

- Sporting have won their last three games in a row in the Final Four stage on penalty kicks.

- A Sporting with a victory would be the first Portuguese club other then Benfica to win the competition more then once since its inception. 

- FC Porto are in their third final and first since 2013, they have yet to be crowned Taca da Liga Champions.

- Porto should have the home field advantage in this encounter as it is less then 60km from Porto to Braga.

- FC Porto have not lost a game in all competions since their Classico defeat to Benfica on October 7, 2018  

- Last seasons Taca da Liga Final Four recorded a total attendance of

52, 273 fans combined to all three tournament games. 


WRITTEN BY JORGE CORREIA

Image from the L'Equipe

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