O benfica won (62-54) Vitória de Guimarães this Friday, March 25, in a challenge evoking the quarter-finals of the Women’s Basketball Federation Cup, fixing a meeting with Esgueira, in the semi-finals of the competition, scheduled this Saturday, March 26, at 3:30 p.m.
Balanced in the first piecethe duel began with Benfica looking to carry on, eventually securing a two-point advantage after the first 10 minutes (13-11). THE The Guimarães formation, however, reacted in the best way, with more success in the attackwinning the second half by 14-18, establishing a two-point halftime advantage (27-29).
Corn Benfica’s entry into the second phase was determined and imposing. With Raphaella Monteiro assuming herself as the most efficient athlete to attack the basketthe eagles started for a partial 17-9, decisive for the outcome of the match.
wrap it the eagles still won the last quarter 18-16, managing to get around the good reply of the Minhotas. O benficawith a 62-54 triumph, ensured their presence in the semi-finals of the competitionwhich will be played this Saturday March 26, at 3:30 p.m., in front of Esgueirawhich won Quinta dos Lombos 59-66.
Municipal pavilion of Vagos
|Benfica’s starting lineup|
|Joana Soeiro, Taylor Peacocke, Laura Ferreira, Raphaella Monteiro and Candela Gentinetta|
|Carolina Gonçalves, Cynthia Dias, Marta Martins, Ana Barreto, Mariana Silva, Carolina Rodrigues and Maria Lopes|
|1st trimester||2nd trimester||3rd trimester||4th trimester|
|Raphaella Monteiro (28), Taylor Peacocke (10), Candela Gentinetta (7), Laura Ferreira (7), Mariana Silva (7) and Ana Rodrigues (3)|