The stadium usually used by Académica, of the II Liga, will be the stage of the final for the second consecutive year, after, on 1 August, 2020, having welcomed the clash between FC Porto and Benfica, which saw a win for the ‘dragons’ which finished 2-1.

Benfica qualified last week for their 38th Portuguese Cup final, beating Estoril Praia 2-0 at home, after the 3-1 victory at Amoreira and now join Sporting de Braga, who arrived the day before the decisive game, for the seventh time, by winning at Dragão by 3-2, after the 1-1 draw in the reception to FC Porto.

Benfica are the record holders of victories in the competition, with 26, the last one in 2016/17, while Sporting Clube de Braga won the competition twice, in the 1965/66 and 2015/16 seasons.

Coimbra will also be the venue for the final of the women’s Portuguese Cup, which takes place on 12 June, as well as the decisive meeting of the Championship of Portugal, on 6 June.