Sunday, January 22, 2017

@RinkHockey #Portugal @WomensCL @SLBenfica -10-2 @Coutras Final Rita Lopes scored 5 goals

Liga Europeia feminina: Benfica goleia Coutras nos 'quartos'

Benfica's women's roller hockey team took a giant leap into the final four of the Euroleague on Saturday as they beat Coutras 10-2 in the first leg of the quarterfinals.

Rita Lopes, with five goals, and Merlene Sousa, with three, stood out in the five of Paulo Almeida, who plays the second leg in France on February 18.

Benfica, the European champion in 2014/15, is looking for a place in the final four, which takes place on 25 and 26 March.