Porto vs. Beira-Mar  4 - 0

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Liga Sagres: Porto 4 Beira-Mar 0

23 September 2012 00:28

Two goals in each half earned reigning champions Porto a 4-0 home win over Beira-Mar on Saturday.

Jackson Martinez opened the scoring with an overhead kick after 32 minutes and Varela put Porto firmly in control six minutes later.

James Rodriguez, who created the opening two goals, put the outcome beyond any doubt two minutes into the second half and Maicon added a fourth with 18 minutes remaining.

The win enabled Vitor Pereira's side to move three points clear of Benfica at the top of the table.

Benfica face Academica in Coimbra on Sunday.

Beira-Mar remain winless this season with a place in the relegation zone looming.

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Primeira Liga table

# Team MP D P
1 30 +56 78
2 30 +57 77
3 30 +13 54
4 30 +16 52
5 30 +10 45
6 30 -7 42
7 30 +0 42
8 30 -6 40
9 30 -11 40
10 30 -11 38
11 30 -12 28
12 30 -25 26
13 30 -23 25
14 30 -16 25
15 30 -21 24
16 30 -20 23