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Benfica joins Braga at top of Portuguese league

Benfica joins Braga at top of Portuguese league

Benfica joined Braga at the top of the Portuguese league after beating Guimaraes 3-1 on Saturday.
Carlos Martins scored twice and Pablo Aimar once for Benfica, which was enjoying its best start to a season in 19 years, while Guimaraes cut the deficit through Nuno Assis.
On Friday, Braga went clear on 42 points after beating Sporting 1-0. Braga and Benfica have been neck-and-neck throughout the season and the Lisbon team was hoping to win the title for the first time in five years.
Also on Saturday, third-place Porto beat Nacional 4-0. Naval beat Belenenses 1-0, and Leiria beat Olhanense 2-0.
On Sunday, it's Pacos Ferreira vs. Academica and Setubal vs. Rio Ave. On Monday it's Leixoes vs. Maritimo.


Updated : 2021-03-07 23:38 GMT+08:00