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Liga Sagres wrap: Benfica, Braga post wins

29 September 2012 00:43

Benfica kept their unbeaten start to the Liga Sagres season going strong on Friday, coming from behind to defeat Pacos de Ferreira 2-1.

The Portuguese powerhouse found themselves behind after only seven minutes at the Estadio da Mata Real when Cicero scored after a quick move down the left flank.

Benfica did not have to wait long for a response, with Brazilian attacker Lima capitalising on a bad mistake from Pacos de Ferreira goalkeeper Cassio to level proceedings just a minute later.

And it was the Brazilian who secured all three points for the visitors, scoring his second goal on 71 minutes.

Elsewhere on Friday, Braga had second-half goals from Eder and Hugo Viana to thank for their 2-0 triumph at Vitoria Guimaraes.

The results mean Benfica top the Liga Sagres table on 11 points, one clear of Porto who have a game in hand, while Braga are in third place just a point behind the leaders.

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Competition
Primeira Liga
Date
28 September 2012
Game week
5
Kick-off
21:15
Half-time
1 - 1
Full-time
1 - 2

Goals

Cicero 7'  
1 - 0
1 - 1
8' Lima
1 - 2
71' Lima

Lineups

# Player Bookings
1 90+3'
24
14 73'
33
35
21
18
25
11 8' 71'
9
19
Coach: Jorge Jesus

Substitutes

# Player Bookings
20 90+4'
17
34
8
13
27
31

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Primeira Liga table

# Team MP D P
1 12 +20 29
2 12 +13 27
3 12 +15 25
4 12 +9 23
5 12 +6 21
6 12 -1 17
7 12 -2 17
8 12 +1 16
9 13 -1 16
10 13 -5 15
11 12 -4 14
12 12 -6 14
13 12 -3 13
14 12 -3 13
15 12 -7 11
16 12 -14 11
17 12 -9 9
18 12 -9 8

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