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Football: Benfica beats Sporting on championship push

Football: Benfica beats Sporting on championship push

Benfica secured its derby to stay four points clear of FC Porto at the top of the Portuguese League.

Football: Porto beats Braga, pressures league leaders

Porto reduced Benfica’s lead in the Portuguese League to only four points, with five games left.

Portuguese League: Wolfswinkel scores hat-trick in Sporting 3-2 victory

Wolfswinkel scored a hat-trick for Sporting, Benfica routed Rio Ave to maintain its four-point lead, and FC Porto bounced back with a victory over Académica.

Football: Benfica gains lead as Porto stumbles

Benfica gained a key four-point advantage with seven games left, taking a big step towards winning the championship.

Football: Benfica responds to Porto once again

As the leaders stay together at the top of the standings, Braga pressures third place, while Sporting drops more points.

Football: Porto puts pressure on Benfica to regain first place

The ‘Eagles’ must win this Monday night after the ‘Dragons’ took over the lead in the Portuguese League. Sporting staged a recovery to climb up in the standings.

Football: Benfica, Porto produce great show; fail to win

The tone of balance displayed during every weekend was once again clear, as the two rivals maintain a three point difference in the standings.

‘Why Jesualdo Ferreira can change Sporting’, by Eduardo Correia

The club’s new manager has a distinctive advantage in being Portuguese to focus on the much-needed changes that Vercauteren could not.

League Cup: Benfica, Porto reach semi-finals after wins

Braga and Rio Ave are the other two clubs to have made it into the semis, while Sporting faltered at yet another competition.

Football: Benfica, Porto set showdown for the lead

Both clubs are virtually tied ahead of a clash at Estádio da Luz after another weekend without mishaps.