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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 23 +38 57
2 23 +35 56
3 23 +18 47
4 23 +13 39
5 23 +6 39
6 23 +2 34
7 23 +2 32
8 23 +0 30
9 23 -1 29
10 23 -4 29
11 22 -9 27
12 22 -5 26
13 23 -17 26
14 23 -11 24
15 23 -12 20
16 23 -15 19
17 23 -17 16
18 23 -23 15

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