Académica is out of the Women's Portuguese Roller Hockey Cup. In the quarter-finals, the students lost 3-2 against Sporting.
In pavilion no. 3 of the Estádio Universitário de Coimbra, Lisbon players were the best to enter the match. Rita Lopes opened the scoring, with 16:41 minutes to go until the end of the first half.
The lionesses remained effective and, at 14:48 minutes from the end of the first half, Rita Lopes scored twice and increased the advantage of the Lisbon team to 2-0. At 07:10 minutes from the end of the initial stage, the ex-Academic, who is Sporting captain, Ana Catarina Ferreira signed the 3-0.
Carlos Fernandes's team reacted and, before the break, 3:13 am to rest, Catarina Costa signed the 3-1 and relaunched the discussion of the tie for the second 25 minutes.
In the second part Académica was looking to reduce the handicap.
Ukrainian Anna Andrus, 16:55 from the end of the game, signed the 3-2 and left the academies a goal to match the challenge.
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