Ben­fica beats Feirense to open 3-point lead in Por­tu­gal

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Ben­fica routed Feirense 4-0 Sun­day to open a three-point lead over FC Porto and Sport­ing Lis­bon in the Por­tuguese league. Luis Aure­lio, Ed­uardo Salvio, Franco Cervi and Alex Grimaldo scored for Ben­fica at the Es­ta­dio da Luz, giv­ing the de­fend­ing cham­pion its sixth win in seven rounds. On Satur­day, Sport­ing con­ceded three late goals, start­ing in the 74th minute, to re­lin­quish a 3-0 lead in a 3-3 draw at Vi­to­ria Guimaraes, while Porto cruised to a 4-0 win at Na­cional with a firsthalf hat trick by Diogo Jota.

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