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Portuguese league leader Porto draws 0-0 at Boavista

Portuguese league leader Porto draws 0-0 at Boavista

FC Porto drew 0-0 at Boavista on Saturday to extend its lead to 13 points in the Portuguese league.
Closing on a third straight title, Porto came closest to scoring when forward Ricardo Quaresma hit the bar in the 89th minute.
Boavista finished with 10 men after Mourtala Diakite was sent off in the 76th.
Second-place Benfica can close within 10 points on Sunday when it visits crosstown rival Sporting.
Porto improved to 51 points with nine matches remaining. Guimaraes, which drew 0-0 at Braga on Friday, is in third with 35, three behind Benfica.
Also Saturday, Leixoes drew 2-2 with Academica, while last-place Leiria went down 2-0 against visiting Setubal.
Setubal climbed into fourth place with 34 points by handing Leiria its 15th defeat of the season, 2-0 on goals by Claudio Pitbull and Bruno Gama.
Joeano scored a goal in each half for Academica in its 2-2 draw with Leixoes. Roberto opened the scoring for Leixoes in the 18th minute while Jorge Goncalves equalized in injury time.
Also on Sunday, Maritimo hosts Amadora and Naval entertains Nacional.
On Monday, it's Pacos Ferreira vs. Belenenses.