Yacine Brahimi leads Porto to Portuguese Super Cup win

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The Algeria star got the all-important equaliser to set his side on their way to a silverware win, but was forced off in the first half

Porto rallied from behind to defeat Desportivo Aves in Saturday’s Portuguese Super Cup win, and Yacine Brahimi made a telling impact.

14th minutes into the tie at Estádio Municipal de Aveiro, the Primeira Liga champions fell to Claudio Falcao effort.

But 11 minutes later, Brahimi benefited off a Vincent Aboubakar ball to start Porto’s fightback.

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Although the Algeria winger was forced off in the 39th minute, the Dragons held on to complete the win in the second half.

Goals from the veteran Maximiliano Pereira and Jesus Corona - brought on for Brahimi - saw Sérgio Conceição’s side claim their first title of the season.

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