2008 Taça de Portugal Final

2008 Taça de Portugal Final
Event 2007–08 Taça de Portugal
Date 18 May 2008
Venue Estádio Nacional, Oeiras
Referee Olegário Benquerença (Leiria)[1]
Attendance 37,600[2]

The 2008 Taça de Portugal Final was the final match of the 2007–08 Taça de Portugal, the 68th season of the Taça de Portugal, the premier Portuguese football cup competition organized by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). The match was played on 18 May 2008 at the Estádio Nacional in Oeiras, and opposed two Primeira Liga sides: Porto and Sporting CP. Sporting CP defeated Porto 2–0, thanks to two extra-time goals from Brazilian striker Rodrigo Tiuí which would give Sporting CP their fifteenth Taça de Portugal.[3][4][5]

In Portugal, the final was televised live in HD on SIC and Sport TV. As Sporting CP claimed their fifteenth Taça de Portugal, they qualified for the 2008 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira, where they took on the winners of the 2007–08 Primeira Liga, Porto at the Estádio Algarve.[6][7]



18 May 2008
17:00 WEST
Porto 0 2 (a.e.t.) Sporting CP
(Report) Tiuí  111', 117'
Sporting CP
GK1 Portugal Nuno
RB13 Uruguay Jorge Fucile
CB2 Portugal Bruno Alves
CB3 Portugal Pedro Emanuel (c)
LB14 Portugal João Paulo Red card 71'
DM6 Brazil Paulo Assunção  36'  112'
CM8 Argentina Lucho González  113'
CM16 Portugal Raul Meireles  96'  104'
RW11 Argentina Mariano González  79'
LW7 Portugal Ricardo Quaresma
CF9 Argentina Lisandro López
GK24 Portugal Hugo Ventura
DF4 Serbia Milan Stepanov
DF15 Brazil Lino  79'
MF17 Morocco Tarik Sektioui  112'
MF18 Argentina Mario Bolatti
MF25 Poland Przemysław Kaźmierczak  104'
FW19 Argentina Ernesto Farías
Portugal Jesualdo Ferreira
GK1 Portugal Rui Patrício
RB78 Portugal Abel  54'  90'
CB13 Portugal Tonel
CB4 Brazil Ânderson Polga
LB18 Argentina Leandro Grimi
DM24 Portugal Miguel Veloso
CM28 Portugal João Moutinho (c)
CM7 Russia Marat Izmailov  76'
AM30 Argentina Leandro Romagnoli
CF11 Brazil Derlei  101'  113'
CF20 Portugal Yannick Djaló
GK16 Portugal Tiago
DF26 Brazil Gladstone  113'
MF8 Brazil Ronny
MF10 Montenegro Simon Vukčević
MF21 Sweden Pontus Farnerud
MF25 Portugal Bruno Pereirinha  76'
FW22 Brazil Rodrigo Tiuí  90'
Portugal Paulo Bento
2007–08 Taça de Portugal Winners
Sporting CP
15th Title
Match officials
Match rules
  • 90 minutes
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores level after 90 minutes
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of three substitutions


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