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Wednesday, 5 June: Daily newspaper “i” found that almost half of the Portuguese want the current coalition government in power until 2015 to comply with the mandate, but without Minister of Finance Vítor Gaspar.
The Budget Strategy Document contains structural reforms agreed with international creditors and aimed at reducing annual state spending by some €4bn.The document will be submitted to parliament and is also to be sent to the European Commission.
Benfica gained a key four-point advantage with seven games left, taking a big step towards winning the championship.
The Portuguese champions’ campaign in European competitions came to an end after a gloomy performance against the Spanish side, further hindered by Steven Defour’s red card.
An undisputed victory over last-placed Moreirense tightened Benfica’s grip at the top of the Portuguese League.
Benfica needed an extra effort to beat Olhanense, as Porto cruised in Madeira.
The two clubs remain undisputed leaders, playing up to par with each other, and possibly out of reach of other contenders despite still having a long way to go.
In a showdown between Portuguese League contenders, the ‘Leões’ overcame the visitors for Vercauteren’s first win. Meanwhile, Porto and Benfica pull ahead.
The Portuguese guaranteed a place in the knockout stage by grabbing the needed point in Kyiv.
The new manager failed to provide more than a slight boost, while Porto and Benfica cruised to victory.