Luck of the draw

Of the five Algarve teams through to the second round of the Portugal Cup only SC Olhanense has been drawn at home. The Olhão-based team will entertain SC Lamego (Viseu) who play at level four of Portuguese football and lost their first-round game.

All losing teams in the first round were put into a hat and 17 were drawn out and given a second chance in Round Two!

Louletano face a long trip to the Azores to play SC Praiense whilst the other games involving local sides are GD União Torcatense (Guimarães) v. Lusitano VRSA; SC Espinho (Aveiro) v. Moncarapachense and Amora FC (Setúbal) v. SC Farense.

All games are to be played over the weekend of September 16 and 17. The winners will go into the draw for Round Three with the Primeira Liga teams such as Benfica, Sporting and FC Porto.