2010 Taça de Portugal Final

2010 Taça de Portugal Final
Event 2009–10 Taça de Portugal
Date May 16, 2010 (2010-05-16)
Venue Estádio Nacional, Oeiras
Man of the Match Hulk [1]
Referee Pedro Proença (Lisbon)[1]
Attendance 23,400 [1]

The 2010 Taça de Portugal Final was the final match of the 70th season of the Taça de Portugal, the main Portuguese football knockout competition. It was played at the Estádio Nacional, Oeiras, on the 16 May 2010. The final was contested between Chaves of the Liga de Honra and Porto of the Primeira Liga. Chaves were appearing in their first final, whilst Porto were appearing in their twenty-seventh final of which it was their third consecutive final. In Portugal, the final was televised live in HD on Sport TV and TVI.[1]

As Chaves were in the Liga de Honra they played one more round than Porto. Therefore, Chaves progressed through six rounds to reach the final, whereas Porto progressed through five. Matches up to the semi-final were contested on a one-off basis with the exception of the semi-finals which were contested over two-legs, with a match at each team's home ground.

Porto won the final 2–1, claiming their third Taça de Portugal in five years. Fredy Guarín put Porto in front in the 13th minute, and Radamel Falcao doubled their lead ten minutes later. Chaves halved the deficit in the 85th minute through Clemente, but Porto held on to secure the Taça de Portugal for the 15th time.[2][3][4][5][6] Due to Porto's cup success, they would go on to face Benfica in the 2010 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira.[7]


Chaves were appearing in their first Cup final. They were the first team from outside the Primeira Liga to reach the final since the 2002 Taça de Portugal Final, when Leixões of the Portuguese Second Division lost to Sporting CP, 1–0.[8] Porto were appearing in their 27th final; they had won 14 (1956, 1958, 1968, 1977, 1984, 1988, 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2009) and lost 12 (1953, 1959, 1961, 1964, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1992, 2004, 2008). In Porto's and Chaves' entire history, the clubs have met prior to final on 28 occasions, with 26 league games and 2 cup games. Porto have won 26 of their 28 meetings between the two sides, while Chaves have only beaten Porto once in their entire history. This victory came in a 1988–89 Primeira Divisão home game.[9]

As Chaves had never played in a Taça de Portugal final, this was the first time they had visited the Estádio Nacional. For Porto, this was their seventh final in ten seasons. The last cup final win occurred in the previous season, where they defeated Paços de Ferreira 1–0.[10] Chaves and Porto had previously met two times in the Taça de Portugal. In the most recent meeting between the two sides, a 2007–08 fourth round tie, Porto defeated Chaves at the Estádio Municipal de Chaves 2–0, with goals from Adriano and Hélder Postiga.[11] The first meeting between the two sides in this competition occurred in a third round tie in the 1984–85 season were Porto won 2–0.[12]

Route to the final


Round Opponents Score
2 Amares (H) 2–0
3 Leça (A) 0–3
4 União da Serra (H) 2–0
5 Beira-Mar (H) 1–0
QF Paços de Ferreira (A) 1–2
SF Naval (H) 1–0
Naval (A) 1–2

As a Liga de Honra team, Chaves entered the 2009–10 Taça de Portugal in the second round, where they were drawn at home against Portuguese Third Division side Amares. Chaves would defeat Amares comfortably, 2–0 at the Estádio Municipal de Chaves to progress to the third round.[13] For the third round, Chaves were yet again drawn against a Third Division side, this time they faced Leça away from home. Just like the previous round they defeated Leça with ease with a 3–0 win.[14] In the next round, Chaves were drawn at home against União da Serra from the Portuguese Second Division. They would defeat the side from Leiria 2–0, thanks to two goals from Senegalese striker Mbaye Diop.[15]

In the fifth round, Chaves defeated Liga de Honra side Beira-Mar, 1–0 to progress to the quarter finals.[16] At the quarter final stage, they were drawn away against Primeira Liga side Paços de Ferreira. Chaves went into the game as underdogs, they started the game strongly with two early goals in the first ten minutes of the game thanks to goals from Carlos Pinto and Mbaye Diop. In the second half, Paços de Ferreira clawed a goal back in the 64th minute from Brazilian striker William. Chaves would hang on to progress to semi finals.[17] Naval were Chaves opponents in the semi-final. The Taça de Portugal semi-final was played over two legs with one home game and one away game. The first leg was played at Chaves' Estádio Municipal de Chaves, Chaves won the first game 1–0, thanks to a 94th minute late winner from center half Ricardo Rocha.[18] The second leg at the Estádio Municipal José Bento Pessoa saw Naval dominate the opening proceedings and taking an early lead in the 15th minute with a goal from Fábio Júnior. Fábio Júnior's goal would tie the game on aggregate. The game would remain tied on aggregate and would need extra time to settle the winner. In extra time, Edu would score two goals to send Chaves to their very first cup final.[19]


Round Opponents Score
3 Sertanense (H) 4–0
4 Oliveirense (A) 0–2
5 Belenenses (A) 2–2 (9–10 p)
QF Sporting CP (H) 5–2
SF Rio Ave (A) 1–3
Rio Ave (H) 0–4

As a Primeira Liga team, Porto entered the Taça de Portugal in the third round. In the third round they were drawn against Sertanense at home. They defeated the third division side, 4–0 with two goals from Ernesto Farías and Hulk.[20] In the fourth round, Porto faced Liga de Honra side Oliveirense away from home. Goals from Raul Meireles and Rolando secured the win, which allowed Porto to progress into the next phase of the competition.[21] The next round saw Porto face Belenenses at the Estádio do Restelo. The game began with Belenenses scoring early through Lima. A minute later, however, Radamel Falcao equalized for Porto. The score remained level at 1–1 until the 80th minute, were Lima scored his second goal of the night. With Porto pressing in the closing stages to take the game to extra time, Cristian Rodríguez scored a decisive goal which tied the game 2–2. Following 30 minutes of extra time with no goals, the game went to penalties, where Porto won 9–10.[22]

In the quarter-finals, Porto were drawn at home against rivals Sporting CP. The match, held at the Estádio do Dragão, saw Porto take the lead with a goal from Rolando, though Sporting winger Marat Izmailov would equalize four minutes later. Before half-time, Falcao would go on to score two goals and extend Porto's lead to 3–1. After the interval, Porto would enter strongly and extend their lead with a goal from winger Silvestre Varela; nine minutes later, Mariano González would score for Porto before near the end Brazilian striker Liédson scored a consolation goal for Sporting to make the final score 5–2.[23] In the semi-finals, Porto was pitted against fellow Primeira Liga side Rio Ave. The first game saw Porto defeat Rio Ave at the Estádio do Rio Ave FC, 3–1.[24] The return and final leg saw Porto win 4–0 at Estádio do Dragão, which ensured their place in the final.[25]



Porto dominated possession from the beginning of the match. In the eighth minute, Chaves winger Edu took advantage of a goalkeeping error from Helton, though Edu would go on to waste the golden opportunity when his shot hit the post. Five minutes later, Fredy Guarín received the ball unmarked in the box and fired past goalkeeper Rui Rêgo to score the first goal of the match. Shortly after Porto's first goal, they scored again after Hulk beat the offside trap and set up Radamel Falcao for a tap-in. Up until half time, Porto's Hulk missed several opportunities to extend the lead. In the second half, Chaves began to grow more into the game and attempted to create more chances and test the Porto defense. Porto sat back and imposed a slower rhythm into the game. Ten minutes from the end, Paulo Clemente was brought on for Chaves in which five minutes from time he scored following a defensive mistake by Porto center backs Bruno Alves and Rolando. The game ended with each team having a man sent off. Porto would hold on to capture their 15th Taça de Portugal title.


16 May 2010
17:00 UTC
Chaves 1 2 Porto
Clemente  85' Report Guarín  13'
Falcao  23'
Estádio Nacional, Oeiras
Attendance: 23,400 [1]
Referee: Pedro Proença [1]
GK78 Portugal Rui Rêgo
RB2 Brazil Danilo  25'
CB4 Portugal Ricardo Rocha (c) Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 40', 92'
CB30 Portugal Lameirão
LB23 Portugal Eduardo  42'
DM26 Ivory Coast Siaka Bamba
CM14 Portugal Vítor Castanheira  61'
CM18 Portugal Bruno Magalhães  18'
RW20 Portugal Edu
LW11 Nigeria Samson Joseph  61'
CF21 Senegal Mbaye Diop  80'
GK48 Portugal Daniel Casaleiro
DF44 Brazil Heslley
MF8 Portugal Flávio Igor  61'
MF77 Portugal João Fernandes
FW89 Brazil Diego Vicente  61'
FW7 Portugal Vítor Silva
FW15 Portugal Paulo Clemente  80'
Portugal Tulipa
GK1 Brazil Helton
RB22 Portugal Miguel Lopes  62'
CB2 Portugal Bruno Alves (c) Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 12', 94'
CB14 Portugal Rolando
LB15 Uruguay Álvaro Pereira
DM25 Brazil Fernando
CM3 Portugal Raul Meireles  45'
CM7 Argentina Fernando Belluschi
AM6 Colombia Fredy Guarín  72'
CF9 Colombia Radamel Falcao
CF12 Brazil Hulk
GK24 Portugal Beto
DF16 Brazil Maicon
DF23 Ghana David Addy
MF8 Argentina Diego Valeri  72'
MF10 Uruguay Cristian Rodríguez  62'
MF20 Argentina Tomás Costa  46'
FW19 Argentina Ernesto Farías
Portugal Jesualdo Ferreira
2009–10 Taça de Portugal Winners
15th Title
Man of the match
Match officials
  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official: João Capela (Lisbon)[26]
Match rules
  • 90 minutes
  • 30 minutes of extra-time if necessary.
  • Penalty shoot-out if scores still level.
  • Seven named substitutes
  • Maximum of three substitutions

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "Taça de Portugal - Final" [Cup of Portugal - Final] (in Portuguese). ForaDeJogo. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  2. "Taça de Portugal: Chaves-F.C. Porto, 1-2" [Cup of Portugal: Chaves-F.C. Porto, 1-2] (in Portuguese). MaisFutebol. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  3. "Porto made to work hard for Portuguese Cup triumph". PortuGoal. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  4. "FC PORTO-CHAVES, 2-1 (Guarín 13', Falcão 23'; Clemente 85')" (in Portuguese). Record. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  5. "Porto edge Chaves for Portuguese Cup" (in Portuguese). SoccerWay. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  6. "FC Porto vence Taça de Portugal" [FC Porto wins the Cup of Portugal] (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  7. "FC Porto 2-0 Benfica" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 7 August 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
  8. "Sporting 1-0 Leixões" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 12 May 2002. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  9. "Chaves vs FC Porto" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  10. "FC Porto 1-0 P. Ferreira" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 31 May 2009. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  11. "Chaves 0-2 FC Porto" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 7 December 2007. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  12. "FC Porto 2-0 Chaves" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. Retrieved 21 October 2012.
  13. "Chaves 2-0 Amares" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 13 September 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  14. "Leça 0-3 Chaves" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 18 October 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  15. "Chaves 2-0 União da Serra" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 22 November 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  16. "Chaves 1-0 Beira-Mar" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 24 January 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  17. "P. Ferreira 1-2 Chaves" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 4 February 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  18. "Chaves 1-0 Naval" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  19. "Naval 1-2 (a.p.) Chaves" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 23 March 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  20. "FC Porto 4-0 Sertanense" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 17 October 2009. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  21. "UD Oliveirense 0-2 FC Porto" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 2 January 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  22. "Belenenses 2-2 (9-10)g.p. FC Porto" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 20 January 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  23. "FC Porto 5-2 Sporting" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 2 February 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  24. "Rio Ave 1-3 FC Porto" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 24 March 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  25. "FC Porto 4-0 Rio Ave" (in Portuguese). ZeroZero. 14 April 2010. Retrieved 20 October 2012.
  26. 1 2 3 "TAÇA DE PORTUGAL" [Cup of Portugal] (in Portuguese). Maisfutebol. 16 May 2010. Retrieved 19 October 2012.
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