Sports / National Sports / 

Porto and Benfica draw 0-0 in Portuguese league

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

PORTO, Portugal (AP) — Porto lost ground at the top of the Portuguese league after a 0-0 draw against 10-man Benfica on Friday.

Porto maintained a three-point lead over Benfica, but saw Sporting Lisbon move even on 33 points after it defeated Belenenses 1-0 at home with a first-half penalty from Bas Dost.

Porto squandered most of the scoring chances at the Estadio do Dragao, many of them saved by Benfica goalkeeper Bruno Varela.

Defending champion Benfica played the final eight minutes with 10 men after Andrija Zivkovic was sent off following a second yellow card.

Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Most recent National Sports stories

Related topics

MLBNational Sports
The Associated Press


    Catch up on the top news and features from, sent weekly.
    By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

    KSL Weather Forecast