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Leixoes downs Porto to go top in Portugal

Leixoes downs Porto to go top in Portugal

Leixoes jumped to the top of the Portuguese league after a 3-2 victory over FC Porto on Saturday.
At Dragao Stadium, Bruno Braga notched the winner in the 79th minute after the defending champions rallied from a two-goal deficit to draw even with Lisandro Lopez's goal in the 61st.
Bruno China opened for the visitors three minutes in before Braga scored his first in the 29th to give Leixoes a 2-0 advantage.
Lucho Gonzalez scored a 36th-minute penalty to start Porto's rally.
Leixoes leads with 13 points, two better than Porto. Nacional and Amadora are next with 10 and can both level with Leixoes on points with victories.
Earlier, Belenenses rallied for a 1-1 draw against Guimaraes. Jose Pedro made up for a 31st-minute own-goal by scoring with a penalty in the 76th.
Benfica and Sporting each have nine points and face Sunday matches against Naval and Pacos Ferreira.
Also on Sunday, Maritimo plays Rio Ave and Nacional sees Setubal.
On Monday, Amadora will play Braga.
Last-placed Trofense picked up its first point through six rounds with a 0-0 draw against Academica on Friday.


Updated : 2021-02-28 09:36 GMT+08:00