2010 Taça da Liga Final
The 2010 Taça da Liga Final was the third of the Taça da Liga competition in Portugal. The final was played at the Estádio Algarve in Faro on 21 March 2010 and marked the third time that the final has been staged at the stadium since the competition began. The match opposed two teams of the Big Three, Sport Lisboa e Benfica and Futebol Clube do Porto. The last time this two teams met in any Portuguese final was at the 2004 Taça de Portugal Final, also won by Benfica.
Benfica went into the match as the Portuguese League Cup title holder, as they having previously won in 2009, while this was the first time for Porto in the final.
Route to the final
Benfica controlled the first half of the game hence, scoring two goals. The first goal was scored by Rúben Amorim and it was a low, long range effort that the keeper parried into the net. The second goal was a long range free kick scored by Carlos Martins.
Óscar Cardozo scored the third after Rúben Amorim hit the post.