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Sporting drew at the reception to Rio Ave (1-1), in the opening game of the 14th round of the League. The lions added the second consecutive match without winning, after the elimination of the Portuguese Cup with Marítimo (0-2).
Pedro Gonçalves (42’) opened the net after Gonzalo Plata’s pass. However, Gelson Dala (61’) tied the match after an assist by Carlos Mané, in a goal built by two players who represented the lions.
With this result, Sporting maintains the leadership with 36 points, four more than FC Porto and Benfica. Rio Ave is the eighth ranked with 15 points.