Sporting takes second after beating Rio Ave of Coentrao

2018 Dec 4

Sporting Portugal regained second place in the Portuguese League on Monday by beating Rio Ave by 1-3 in the match that ended the eleventh day.

The score was inaugurated in the 8th minute for the 'lions' by international midfielder Bruno Fernandes, who scored with a crossed shot, but the home side's draw came four minutes later by Brazilian Joao Schmidt.

In the 23rd minute, Dutch striker Bas Dost put the Sportinguistas back in the lead and the decision came in the 72nd minute thanks to a good shot from outside the box by Jovane Cabral, a 20-year-old Cape Verdean forward who has already debuted with the absolute selection of your country.

After the eleventh day, Porto are leading with 27 points, followed by Sporting with 25, Braga is third with 24 and Benfica occupies the fourth place with 23 points.