In a very balanced game on 12 January, that was tied 2-2 at halftime, Sporting’s goals were scored by Cardinal (2nd minute), Deo (15th), Guitta (32nd) and Merlim (39th), with Benfica’s goals by Roncaglio (15th), Robinho (20th and 38th), André Coelho (31st) and Chaguinha (37th).
With this triumph, Benfica breaks the tie in the number of titles with Sporting, having reached the third consecutive.