1940 Taça de Portugal Final

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1940 Taça de Portugal Final
Event1939–40 Taça de Portugal
Date7 July 1940
VenueEstádio do Lumiar, Lisbon
RefereeSantos Palma (Santarém)[1]

The 1940 Taça de Portugal Final was the final match of the 1939–40 Taça de Portugal, the 2nd season of the Taça de Portugal, the premier Portuguese football cup competition organized by the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF). The match was played on 7 July 1940 at the Estádio do Lumiar in Lisbon, and opposed two Primeira Liga sides: Belenenses and Benfica. Benfica defeated Belenenses 3–1 to claim their first Taça de Portugal.[2]



Correia Goal 78' (Report) Rodrigues Goal 15'
Valadas Goal 34'
Espírito Santo Goal 65'
Referee: Santos Palma (Santarém)[1]
GK 1 Portugal Salvador Jorge
DF Argentina Óscar Tarrio
DF Portugal Francisco Gatinho
MF Portugal Mariano Amaro (c)
MF Portugal Francisco Gomes
MF Portugal Alberto Gomes
FW Argentina Alejandro Scopelli
FW Portugal Perfeito Rodrigues
FW Portugal Rafael Correia
FW Portugal Artur Quaresma
FW Argentina Horácio Tellechea
Argentina Alejandro Scopelli
GK 1 Portugal António Martins
DF Portugal Francisco Elói
DF Portugal Álvaro Gaspar Pinto
MF Portugal Francisco Ferreira (c)
MF Portugal César Ferreira
MF Portugal Francisco Albino
MF Portugal Guilherme Espírito Santo
MF Portugal Joaquim Teixeira
FW Portugal Alexandre Brito
FW Portugal Alfredo Valadas
FW Portugal Francisco Rodrigues
Hungary János Biri
1939–40 Taça de Portugal Winners
1st Title
Match officials
  • Assistant referees:
  • Fourth official:
Match rules
  • 90 minutes.


  1. ^ a b "Benfica 3-1 Belenenses". ZeroZero. Retrieved 10 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Taça de Portugal 1939/1940 - Final" [Cup of Portugal 1939/1940 - Final]. ForaDeJogo. Retrieved 10 February 2014.