Teams: SPORTING CP & Portugal NT
League Cup|Gr.B|R2: União Leiria 1-2 SPORTING; Leiria; 13.01.2010
After convincingly beating League leaders Braga 2-1 in the first round of Group B's League Cup, Sporting is today visiting Leiria's potato field to face União. Our opponents tonight drew home 1-1 against Trofense in the first round of this group stage and not very long ago had a surprising, and also undeserved win in Alvalade for the League. A proper payback should be served although the importance of this game, and also of this competition, are far from being in the top of our list of priorities.
Carvalhal called the following players for the game that will take place at 22:15 CET:
Rui Patrício and Ricardo Batista.
Daniel Carriço, Polga, Caneira, Tonel, Grimi and João Pereira.
Adrien, Izmailov, Vukcevic, Matías Fernández, Miguel Veloso, Pereirinha and João Moutinho.
Saleiro, Yannick Djaló and Hélder Postiga.
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