Benfica returned to the triumphs of the Championship with a big victory (3-0) and a good performance in Luz against Vitória de Guimarães, winning three points which, after Sporting’s draw the day before in Madeira, made it possible to reduce the distance at four points. for lions.
Without being able to count on Otamendi and Weigl, Nélson Veríssimo bet on Morato alongside Vertonghen and placed Meité in sixth position, but did not avoid some difficulties in the first 15 minutes, a period in which the Guimarães, through d’Estupiñán, had two clear goals canceled by Vlachodimos.
The lack of efficiency was heavily penalized by the Reds, who took the lead in the 23rd minute through Gonçalo Ramos after a cross from the right from Gilberto, with the Brazilian side, 14 minutes later, repeating an assist, this time from the head. of Darwin Núñez , who at the 52 ‘, following a penalty on Gonçalo Ramos, ended up scoring twice and condemned the final result of the match, which was also marked by the tribute of Luz to Roman Yaremchuk, who received the armband from the hands of Vertonghen and was in tears in the middle of the lawn under the loud applause from the stands of Luz and the show of support from the stands for the Ukrainian people.