BENFICA STUMBLES AT HOME AND DEDICATED THE LEAD TO RIVALS PORTO

Moreirense FC blew a big caliber surprise after Benfica was forced to draw at home (1-1) today, Monday, to present a gift to Porto by staying on top of the Portuguese league, as part of the confrontations of Round 23 of the competition.

At home, the capital city team found itself late in the result for 67 minutes, with the goal of young striker Fábio Abreu.

Moreirense remained on top until the last minute, before Pizzi saved the hospitality owners from a deadly equalizer.

In this way, Benfica gave a precious gift to his traditional rivals and a direct competitor for the title this season in Porto, by keeping him on top with 58 points came in second place, a point behind the “dragons”.

Meanwhile, Moreirense has 27 points in 12th place.

Porto had returned with the three points from the Santa Clara stadium by winning two goals without a response.

Porto continued to play the winning streak in the league for the sixth round in succession, and the 19th this season.