Ben­fica wins again to re­main un­beaten in Por­tuguese league

Malta Independent - - SPORT -

Ben­fica re­mained the only un­de­feated team in the Por­tuguese league af­ter beat­ing Mor­eirense 3-0 Sun­day to stay five points clear at the top. Luis “Pizzi” Afonso struck twice, in the 32nd and 58th min­utes, to put the de­fend­ing cham­pi­ons in con­trol be­fore Raul Jimenez added a late goal. Ben­fica’s ninth win in 11 rounds kept its dis­tance from sec­ond­placed Sport­ing Lis­bon, which won 1-0 at Boav­ista on Satur­day. Third-placed FC Porto fell seven points be­hind Ben­fica af­ter draw­ing 0-0 at Be­le­nenses on Satur­day. Mor­eirense is bot­tom of the ta­ble. Also Sun­day, Ton­dela beat Guimaraes 2-1, while Arouca edged Pa­cos Fer­reira 1-0.

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