FC Porto controlled the game in Vila das Aves but always came across goalkeeper Fábio Szymonek, who defended every shot resulting in a goalless draw.
They managed to approach the opposing goal for the first time on 19 minutes, when Otávio collided with Fábio Szymonek, resulting in a penalty. Wich was defended by the goaly making up for his mistake.
At the edge of the break, the blue and white ensemble returned to the edge of the goal when Pepe headed in inches from the target. Desportivo das Aves, on the other hand, managed little or nothing, except for a shot to Diakhité’s side meshes, after a studied play.
Until the final whistle, only FC Porto was shown, but with more or fewer difficulties, Desportivo das Aves managed to relieve the danger, eventually winning a valuable point in the maintenance race.
With this result, the team led by Sérgio Conceição now has 64 points, and if Benfica beats Rio Ave, they will have to share the ‘1 place again. Desportivo das Aves, on the other hand, remains in the last position of the I Liga, now with 14 points.