Cape Town - Fredy Montero Munoz came from the bench to
score a brace that helped Sporting Lisbon defeat Crystal Palace 2-0 and win the
Cape Town Cup in the final played on Sunday afternoon.
The Colombian scored from a free kick beating Alex McCarthy
in goal for Palace to hand Lisbon the first goal of the match in the 79th
He completed his brace ten minutes later after combining
with Islam Slimani to make it 2-0 for Lisbon.
Palace squandered a number of opportunities to grab the lead
while they were also denied by the outstanding Rui Patricio in goals for
For Lisbon, Algerian striker, Slimani was once again the
main threat but missed a number of chances to put his side ahead.
The match headed for half time goalless.
The second half produced more attacking football, but Lisbon
were more clinical in front of goals as they managed to score two goals to win
Rui Patricio had an outstanding game in goals for Lisbon as
he more than twice made good saves to keep his team in the game in the last 20 minutes
of the match
The Lisbon goalkeeper denied Scott Dann from close range in
the 70th minute as Palace searched for the equalizing goal.
He also pulled off a good save to stop James McArthur as
Lisbon ran away with the Cape Town Cup.
*Ajax Cape Town and SuperSport shared third place after
playing to a 1-1 draw in their match earlier on the day.