Sporting returns to win an Euroleague after 42 years

Sporting Clube de Portugal win the 54th edition of Euroleague. In an amazing final, ahead of 3000 spectators, the home team returns to win after the unique victory since 1977. A great final with two huge teams. 1-1 after few minutes, anticipated an even more amazing show. Sporting accelerates definitely with extraordinary intensity, with two goals in only 2 minutes, that broke the game. Porto tries to return into the match but Sporting has the best. Again at the end of the first half, Romero scores the partial of 4-1. In the 2nd half, the home team manages the results. Porto at 14th minute scores the second after a huge amount of shots. Girao saved 2 consecutive direct shots and his teammates score the decisive fifth goal for the victorious 5-2. 

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Sporting Clube de Portugal – Photo Credit: Marzia Cattini
 

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EUROLEAGUE – Final Four – May 2019, 11 and 12 in Lisbon (Portugal)
Sun 12/5/19 – h 18.00 – Final – FC Porto (PT) x Sporting CP (PT) = 2-5 (1-4, 1-1)
Porto: Nelson, Garcia, Nunes, Rafa, Alves – Cocco, Pinto, Poka, Santos, Grau – Coach: Cabestany
Sporting: Girao, Platero, Gil, Perez, Magalhaes – Font, Marin, Romero, Hugo, Diogo – Coach: Freitas
Scorers: 1st half: 6’27” Perez (S), 7’32” Garcia (P), 9’54” Hugo (S), 11’54” Font (S), 23’26” Romero (S) – 2nd half: 14’12” Alves (P), 16’20” Font (S)
Referees: Eccelsi (IT), Silecchia (IT)

Sat 11/5/19 – h 12.00 – Semifinal – Barca Lassa (SP) x FC Porto (PT) = 1-2 after penalties
Barca Lassa: Fernandez, Gual, Pascual, Alvarez, Bargallo – Rodrigues, Roca, Alabart, Joseph, Egurrola – Coach: Castro
Porto: Grau, Garcia, Nunes, Rafa, Alves – Cocco, Pinto, Poka, Santos, Magalhaes – Coach: Cabestany
Scorers: 1st half: 3’17” Pascual (B) – 2nd half: 3’53” Alves (P) – Penalties: Nunes

Sat 11/5/19 – h 18.00 – Semifinal – Sporting CP (PT) x SL Benfica (PT) = 4-3
Sporting: Girao, Platero, Gil, Perez, Magalhaes – Font, Marin, Romero, Oliveira, Diogo – Coach: Freitas
Benfica: Henriques, Neves, Rafael, Nicolia, Ordonez – Adroher, Casanovas, Rocha, Vieira, Barros – Coach: Dominguez
Scorers: 1st half: 7’23” Gil (S), 15’00” Platero (S), 15’11” Rafael (B), 22’43” Platero (S) – 2nd half: 15’29” Magalhaes (S), 16’30” Rafael (B), 18’12” Nicolia (B), 21’16” Ordonez (B), 23’07” Romero (S)

HISTORY EUROLEAGUE
65-66   CP VOLTREGA’
66-67   REUS DEPORTIU
67-68   REUS DEPORTIU
68-69   REUS DEPORTIU
69-70   REUS DEPORTIU
70-71   REUS DEPORTIU
71-72   REUS DEPORTIU
72-73   FC BARCELONA
73-74   FC BARCELONA
74-75   CP VOLTREGA’
75-76   CP VOLTREGA’
76-77   SPORTING LISBONA
77-78   FC BARCELONA
78-79   FC BARCELONA
79-80   FC BARCELONA
80-81   FC BARCELONA
81-82   FC BARCELONA
82-83   FC BARCELONA
83-84   FC BARCELONA
84-85   FC BARCELONA
85-86   FC PORTO
86-87   HC LICEO LA CORUNA
87-88   HC LICEO LA CORUNA
88-89   CE NOIA
89-90   FC PORTO
90-91   OC BARCELOS
91-92   HC LICEO LA CORUNA
92-93   IGUALADA HC
93-94   IGUALADA HC
94-95   IGUALADA HC
95-96   IGUALADA HC
96-97   FC BARCELONA
97-98   IGUALADA HC
98-99   IGUALADA HC
99-00   FC BARCELONA
00-01   FC BARCELONA
01-02   FC BARCELONA
02-03   HC LICEO LA CORUNA
03-04   FC BARCELONA
04-05   FC BARCELONA
05-06   FOLLONICA HOCKEY
06-07   FC BARCELONA
07-08   FC BARCELONA (SPA)
08-09   REUS DEPORTIVO (SPA)
09-10   FC BARCELONA (SPA)
10-11   LICEO LA CORUNA (SPA)
11-12   LICEO LA CORUNA (SPA)
12-13   BENFICA
13-14   FC BARCELONA
14-15   FC BARCELONA
15-16   BENFICA
16-17   REUS DEPORTIU
17-18   FC BARCELONA
18-19   SPORTING CP

CLUBS RECORDS
22 Cups: FC Barcelona (SP)
8 Cups: Reus (SP)
6 Cups: Liceo (SP), Igualada (SP)
3 Cups: Voltrega (SP)
2 Cups: Porto (PT), Benfica (PT), Sporting CP (PT)

NATION RECORDS
46 Cups: Spain, last 2018
7 Cups: Portugal, last 2019
1 Cup: Italy, last 2006