FC Porto opened the way to the quarter-finals of the League Cup early, opening the scoring against Vizela after 45 seconds of the match, which ended in a 4-0 victory.
A massive error by the Buntic goalkeeper allowed Tony Martinez to keep the ball within reach, with the Spaniard advancing the ball, in a better position in the area, to open the scoring.
Minho didn’t give up, they developed some good attacking moves, but lost in so many attacks that negated the possibility of tying the match in the first half.
The Dragons also had other chances to increase the score and on a counterattack led by Galleno, the Brazilian shot wide.
Sérgio Conceição was not satisfied with the production of the Porto players and sent Otavio, Evanelson and Taremi in the second half.
FC Porto opened the scoring in the third minute of the second half with a high-quality pass from Grojic that left Gallino isolated in the area and put the ball out of reach of Pontic.
The Blue and Whites became more comfortable in the game and more faithful to the image they were projecting of an intense and aggressive formation in attack, translating that image into more goals. Wendell made it 3-0, after a free kick, Taremi converted a penalty kick, punished Kiki Afonso’s foul on Evanilson, and closed the scoring with lines of defeat.
Gil Vicente is FC Porto’s next opponent in the League Cup, in a match that will be held at the Dragao Stadium, next Wednesday.
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