This was first against second in Portugal – champions Porto won, extending the gap to five points.
Paulo Fonseca selected Silvestre Varela on the left, with Lica on the bench – otherwise, his side was as expected.
Sporting coach Leonardo Jardim played Ivan Piris in an unfamiliar left-back role, in the absence of Jefferson Nascimento.
Porto were the dominant force for the majority of this match, and deserved the victory. Read more »