More than the 3 points in this victory over Benfica, tonight was, once again, a team that, throughout the season and after 46 matches, manages to overcome a result that was being negative since the 5 minute, manages to overcome the “loss” of two players through injury in the first half, still believes playing against the Championship leader.
After 5 minutes, Salvio score for Benfica. Then the misfortune came up with Marcelo and Hassan imjurys. Prince and Ukra entered on the game.
In the second half, our players believed always in victory. Diego hit the post leaving one of the many signs of danger that would lead to the goals of Ukra, in converting a penalty and Del Valle, which once more back to score and make his mark.
Final victory by 2-1, in all fairness and dedicated to the Rio Ave Futebol Clube fans, which never got tired of supporting the team, even though we’re at a disadvantage. Dedicated those who donned the colors of our Club and reminded us that this is our home.
Hassan and Marcelo went out injured and will be re-evaluated in the next 48 hours.