All eyes were on Bruno Fernandes on Friday night as viewers assumed this would be his last outing for Sporting as a move to Manchester United loomed.
That move hasn't happened yet, and not only that, his Sporting side were taken out in the closing stages thanks for a quick-fire double from Rafa Silva.
Silva has very much been in and out of the Benfica side of late but he utilised his mere 16 minutes on the pitch to devastating effect. His first goal was slotted home with composure with 10 minutes remaining.
And then when the game descended deep into injury time following a VAR incident, Silva showed superb composure to control a high ball and smash home first time, for the type of cameo a substitute can only dream about.