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Benfica stumbles to 1-1 draw with Setubal



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LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Defending champion Benfica was held to a 1-1 draw at home by Setubal in the Portuguese league on Sunday.

Setubal's Frederico Venancio struck the opening goal in the 66th minute from a free kick taken by Nuno Pinto.

Raul Jimenez went on as a second-half substitute for Benfica and salvaged a point by converting a penalty in the 82nd.

Also on Sunday, Moreirense won 3-0 at promoted Fereinse, while Arouca beat Nacional 2-0.

Title hopefuls FC Porto and Sporting Lisbon both won again on Saturday, giving them six points from two games.

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