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Sporting rallies for 2-1 win over Pacos Ferreira in the Portuguese league

Sporting rallies for 2-1 win over Pacos Ferreira in the Portuguese league

Leandro Romagnoli and Simon Vukcevic scored Saturday to rally Sporting to a 2-1 win over next-to-last-placed Pacos Ferreira in the Portuguese league.
Romagnoli converted a penalty for the winner in the 64th minute, moments after Peterson Pecanha was sent off.
Vukcevic equalized with his third in two games in the 18th after Pacos Ferreira's Edson Di put the visitors ahead in the 10th minute.
Elsewhere Saturday, Kamel Ghilas scored to lead Guimaraes over Belenenses 1-0 and Academica handled Naval 1-0 thanks to Cris Santos' second-half goal.
FC Porto leads Benfica by seven points with 35 points, while Sporting moved into third with 26, one ahead of Guimaraes.
Lipatin's 57th-minute goal led Nacional over previously undefeated Porto 1-0 on Friday. On Thursday, Cristian Gonzalez, Nuno Gomes and Oscar Cardoza scored to lead Benfica over Amadora 3-0.
In Sunday's remaining 14th-round matches before a two-week winter break, it's Leiria vs. Maritimo, Leixoes vs. Setubal, and Sporting Braga vs. Boavista.


Updated : 2021-04-16 02:45 GMT+08:00