PLDC – Iranian striker Mehdi Taremi was on target for Rio Ave in the Allianz Cup Saturday night.
Carlos Carvalhal's team overcame UD Oliveirense 6-1 in the second round of the Allianz Cup.
Nuno Santos (two goals), Filipe Augusto, Diego Lopes, Taremi and Tarantini scored for Rio Ave and Bouldini was on target for UD Oliveirense.
Also, Aves lost to Gil Vicente 3-2 and failed to book a place in the third round.
Iranian winger Mehrdad Mohammadi is a member of Aves.
The 2018–19 Taça da Liga is the 12th edition of the Taça da Liga (also known as Allianz Cup for sponsorship reasons), a football cup competition organized by the Liga Portuguesa de Futebol Profissional (LPFP) and contested exclusively by clubs competing in the top two professional tiers of Portuguese football.
It began on 21 July 2018 and will be finished in Braga on 26 January 2019.