2011 Taça de Portugal Final
|Event||2010–11 Taça de Portugal|
|Date||May 22, 2011|
|Venue||Estádio Nacional, Oeiras|
|Man of the Match||James Rodríguez
The 2011 Taça de Portugal Final was the final match of the 71st season of the Taça de Portugal, the main Portuguese football knockout competition. It was played at the Estádio Nacional, Oeiras, on 22 May 2011, and featured Vitória de Guimarães and 2010–11 Primeira Liga winners Porto. Porto won 6–2 to claim the cup title for a record third consecutive year and for the 16th time in its history. Porto's Colombian winger James Rodríguez scored a hat-trick and was voted man of the match.
Vitória were playing their fifth final (after participations in 1942, 1963, 1976 and 1988) but still looking to win their first title. Porto were present in the final for the 28th time, having previously won 15 times. This was the second time both teams faced each other in the final; the first was in 1988, when Porto won 1–0. It was also the ninth final (third consecutive) between teams from the north of Portugal. This match provided the highest amount of goals (eight) in a cup final since 1964, when Porto were defeated by Benfica by the same score.
Since Porto were already qualified to the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League as domestic title holders, the outcome of this match would determine the fate of Vitória in the 2011–12 UEFA Europa League. As the losing cup finalist, Vitória will begin their European campaign in the play-off round.
Route to the final 
As top-tier Primeira Liga teams, Vitória and Porto entered the competition at the 3rd round. This table shows each team's path en route to the final:
|Vitória de Guimarães||Round||Porto|
|Opponent (Tier)||Score||Venue||Opponent (Tier)||Score||Venue|
|Atlético da Malveira (III)||4–0||Estádio D. Afonso Henriques||3rd round||Limianos (III)||4–1||Estádio do Dragão|
|Portimonense (PL)||2–1||Estádio Municipal de Portimão||4th round||Moreirense (LH)||1–0||Parque de Jogos Comendador Joaquim de Almeida Freitas|
|Torreense (II)||2–0||Estádio D. Afonso Henriques||5th round||Juventude de Évora (II)||4–0||Estádio do Dragão|
|Merelinense (II)||2–0||Estádio 1º de Maio1||Quarterfinals||Pinhalnovense (II)||2–0||Estádio do Dragão|
|Académica de Coimbra (PL)||1–0||Estádio D. Afonso Henriques||Semifinals||Benfica (PL)||0–2||Estádio do Dragão|
|0–0||Estádio Municipal de Coimbra||3–1||Estádio da Luz|
On 17 May 2011, the Portuguese Football Federation announced the refereeing team for the 2011 Taça de Portugal final. This team will be led by referee João Ferreira, from the Setúbal Football Association (FA), and includes Pais António and Luis Ramos (Setúbal FA), as assistant referees, and Elmano Santos (Madeira FA), as fourth official. This will be Ferreira's first Taça de Portugal final, although he had previously refereed the 2002 and 2010 Supertaça Cândido de Oliveira matches.
|22 May 2011
|Vitória de Guimarães||2 – 6||Porto||Estádio Nacional, Oeiras
Referee: João Ferreira
|Á. Pereira 21' (o.g.)
|Report (Portuguese)||J. Rodríguez 2', 45+2', 73'
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