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Porto's last gasp golazo snatches title control from Benfica
by Samuel Charles, May 13th, 2013 1AM
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[VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Portugal's two best teams entered Saturday's showdown at FC Porto's Estadio do Dragao without a single loss in the Primeira Liga, and with Benfica holding a two-point lead. Tied in the waning seconds Benfica's title looked secure, but a gorgeous stoppage-time winner brought pandemonium to Porto, and first place with one game remaining.

Kelvin’s third goal for Porto won’t soon be forgotten. The 19-year-old Brazilian popped up a pass with his right foot on a dead sprint before smashing it perfectly out of the air with his favored left --- without breaking stride.

But prior to seeing a single replay you’ll watch Benfica coach Jorge Jesus fall to his knees in agony, Porto coach Vitor Pereira dancing in ecstasy as his players celebrate -- before protecting their fans from the police. While Benfica’s stunned squad members must somehow regroup by Wednesday, when they’ll be in Amsterdam to face Chelsea in the Europa League final.

A season’s worth of emotions elicited by one spectacular goal ...

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