Porto wins in the Azores and returns to lead

FC Porto beat Santa Clara 2-0 and is the new leader of the Portuguese league, benefiting from a draw at Benfica with Moreirense.

In a game held in the Azores with Santa Clara, Porto is again the leader of the Portuguese league, after a 2-0 victory with goals from Sérgio Oliveira and Iván Marcano.

The Porto team got into the game better and dominated the beginning of the game, although they were unable to create opportunities to score, but the home team ended up managing to react and started to approach Agustín Marchesín’s goal.

And it was Santa Clara who created one of the best opportunities by sending to Porto’s iron, with a shot by Costinha in the 33rd minute.

And with the Azoreans better in the game, Porto scored, Sérgio Oliveira after a table with Manafá, he finished off in the Azorean area, scoring the first for Sérgio Conceição’s team.

The second part of the game was very “soft”, it was necessary to wait until the 54th minute to have a dangerous play and again by Santa Clara, Lincoln whit a free-kick, again, took the ball to the iron of Porto.

At 71 minutes it was Alex Telles, wasting a penalty, after the shock of the guardian Marco with Otávio, sanctioned with the penalty kick by Carlos Xistra.

Porto would score the second for Iván Marcano, who, following an indirect free-kick, scored by Sérgio Oliveira, headed 2-0 and the final result of the match.

FC Porto won and are now leaders, benefiting from a draw at home and now have 59 points, while Santa Clara continues with 29 points and is eighth in the league table.

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