Football: Falcao is Porto responsible

Benfica striker Falcao like Jürgen Klinsmann as record of 15 goals in L2 tournament beating four Mal.Porto 5-1 in home poised for Europe League final after thrashing Villarreal LegFalcao scores four goals to Spanish team take the lead by Ruben CaniBenfica 2: 1-Take the lead in the second leg of the semifinal against compatriots BragaScottish Club Rangers from the UEFA punished sectarian chants for fans

(CNN) Radamel Falcao fired four goals Porto Villarreal 5-1 on Thursday night demolished all but guarantee an all-Portuguese final in the Europa League.

The Spanish club took the lead by Ruben cani shortly before half-time dominated after the opening period, but had no answer in the second term in Office against the Portuguese champions.

Colombia striker Falcao extended his tally leading competition to 15 this season, matched German legend Jürgen Klinsmann record in Europe's L2 competition, total while Fredy Guarín scored the other goal.

Porto, the the tournament in 2003 when it was known as the UEFA Cup won, will either Benfica or Braga be final in Dublin next month if they Madrigal the journey successfully negotiate after El.

Benfica secured a 2-1-victory at home, leave the second semi-final evenly before next week return leg in Braga ready.

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Villarreal, fourth in the Spanish first Division, had surprisingly comfortable way at home against a team that saw to wrapped up, the national League crown with five games play - and everyone has their coach compare him with his mentor, José Mourinho.

André villas could Boas only on appearance, as Ruben cani Villarreal front effort out was caught again with a near post of Nilmar's cross as Porto's defense.

But what ever the 33-year-old at half-time said it did the trick when his team ran riot.

Falcao balanced penalty three minutes after the break to brought down by Diego Lopez, then only after an hour Fredy Guarín headed in a rebound was placed after his first attempt at the post by the goalkeeper.

Falcao made made it 3-1 in the 67th minute as he Guarin's free-kick on 75 of it threw a three goal advantage a perfect cross from Brazilian striker partner Hulk, volleyball, and then his diving header.

The 25-year old gave Villarreal a mountain climb in the second leg with an other stunning header from a corner in the last minute, sealing Porto's 13 consecutive victory in all competitions.

Villas is reached in the Portuguese Cup final with Porto on course for a treble in his first season, Mourinho also in 2004, Boas.

Benfica, a distant second in the League by 19 points and beaten 3-1 by Porto in the domestic Cup had last week, seek a strong start against Braga as Oscar Cardozo 11 minutes referee Assistant had excluded.

And the striker Paraguay was involved in, when his team beat the lead five minutes after the break with his header the post took over after a superb run on the right side of Argentine Defender Maxi Pereira.

Vieira Jardel converted the rebound for his first European goal.

Braga, third in the Portuguese League a whopping 33 points behind Porto, stunned, that the home fans only three minutes, that later, as a midfielder Vandinho matched.

The 33 Brazilian sent in a header a free-kick by goalkeeper Roberto flicked helpless let. It was a double blow for Benfica as the set-piece of a foul by Pablo Aimar, Argentine midfielder came, now miss the return leg after is booked for his efforts.

But Cardozo guaranteed two-time European Champion must protect at least a start to Benfica, with the 27-year-old curling in a superb left-foot free-kick just before the hour mark.

Earlier on Thursday UEFA punished Rangers €80,000 banned ($118,000) and the Scottish football club based in the sale of tickets to two away games and one at home.

The penalty is incidents during both legs of the tie last-16 Europe League against Dutch side PSV Eindhoven, for the accused of "discriminatory behaviour" Glasgow Rangers fans- or sectarian chants of the Association predominantly Catholic support by.

It is the third time UEFA the Glasgow team for such an offence after incidents in European competition in 2006, 2007 and 2009 punished has, according to which the UK Press Association.

The ticket ban for an away game and the home, it has been suspended for a trial period of three years.

Rangers have three days in the persons entitled to appeal and of the Club managing director Martin Bain said, he would first wait for a written statement from UEFA.

"We are bitterly disappointed that our Club has been placed in a position where are we subject to sanctions for this type of UEFA," he told the Rangers website.

"The Club put their own case UEFA very violently, and the more draconian sanctions, which were recommended by the disciplinary inspector have up to a degree been weakened."

"To it to significantly we denounce sectarianism and there is no doubt that the mindless behavior of an element has suspended the Club to a very serious situation for our support." "The people in this type of behavior to commit damage, you request to support the Club, the."


Football: Falcao is Porto responsible