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Leixoes draws Guimaraes 2-2 in Portuguese league

Leixoes draws Guimaraes 2-2 in Portuguese league

Midfielder Joao Fajardo scored twice on Friday to help Vitoria Guimaraes draw 2-2 at Leixoes in the Portuguese league.
Leixoes' midfielder Paulo Machado opened the scoring from a free kick in the sixth minute of the match between the two promoted teams, with Fajardo netting his first goal in the 20th.
Forward Vieirinha restored the home team's lead with an angled shot in the 36th minute, although he was then sent off with his second yellow card in the 69th. Guimaraes' defender Sinisa Radanovic was expelled for a foul on the stroke of halftime.
Fajardo fired the second equalizer in the 79th minute.
Leixoes and Guimaraes each have three points from three games.
In Saturday's third-round games, Braga hosts Amadora, while Boavista visits Pacos Ferreira.
On Sunday, early league leader Maritimo hosts Academica, while defending champion Porto visits Leiria. Other matches are: Nacional vs. Benfica; Naval vs. Setubal; and Sporting vs. Belenenses.


Updated : 2021-06-13 16:21 GMT+08:00