-- Mitroglou Continues Where he Left Off --
Kostas Mitroglou continued where he left off in 2016 for Benfica, by scoring in his first game of the new year against Vizela in the Portuguese League Cup.
Kostas Mitroglou had a strong finish to 2016 by scoring two goals in Cup play and another in the League, ending the year in fashion. The Greek striker wasted no time in 2017 as he opened the scoring in Benfica’s League Cup matchup against Vizela in Lisbon. Mitroglou’s header found the back of the net in the 27th minute as Benfica went on to score three second half goals for the 4-0 win. The win keeps Benfica atop the standings in Group D of the Portuguese League Cup.
It was Mitroglou’s 10th goal of the season and he is Benfica’s leading scorer in all competitions.