Hélder Postiga’s sole goal was crucial to keep qualifying hopes intact. Cristiano Ronaldo was a constant threat, but the winger failed to overcome Russian keeper Igor Akinfeev.
Vitória de Guimarães scored twice in the last 15 minutes, overcoming Benfica’s first-half goal.
Despite Benfica’s win over Moreirense, the ‘Dragões’ secured the Championship on the final matchday.
The Portuguese created several chances but failed in key defensive plays, falling prey to Chelsea’s craftiness.
With one match to go, FC Porto is poised to celebrate the Championship with a win over Paços de Ferreira, which has already qualified for the UEFA Champions League.
League leaders Benfica will visit FC Porto with a two point lead, in a match that may determine this year’s champions.
Ferrer fell to 20-18 all-time in finals, including 2-3 this year but holds a 7-4 lifetime mark against Wawrinka.
Porto’s win on Saturday may not pressure Benfica if they beat Estoril tonight.
Portuguese coach Mourinho is leaving Real Madrid after failing to conquer the club’s 10th UEFA Champions League.
The Portuguese will play Chelsea in their first European final since 1990 after dropping Fenerbahçe in clear fashion.