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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'
25
33
35
21
18
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 13 +23 34
2 14 +24 31
3 14 +12 28
4 13 +14 25
5 13 +13 24
6 13 +4 22
7 13 +0 21
8 13 +4 19
9 14 -3 18
10 13 -1 17
11 13 +1 16
12 13 -16 13
13 13 -4 12
14 14 -17 11
15 13 -16 10
16 13 -10 9
17 13 -14 9
18 13 -14 6

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