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Porto 3-1 Sporting: Porto more compact without the ball and more efficient with their attacking

October 28, 2013
Porto 3-1 Sporting: Porto more compact without the ball and more efficient with their attacking

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...
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Benfica 1-0 Sporting: 10-man Benfica hang on

November 29, 2011
Benfica 1-0 Sporting: 10-man Benfica hang on

A Javi Garcia header from a Pablo Aimar corner gave Benfica the victory.
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Benfica 2-0 Sporting: Cardozo double seals win

September 20, 2010
Benfica 2-0 Sporting: Cardozo double seals win

Benfica achieve a much-needed victory in a cagey Lisbon Derby.
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The 15 most intriguing managerial appointments of the summer

August 11, 2010
The 15 most intriguing managerial appointments of the summer

It’s been a summer of few big-name signings, but plenty of interesting managerial moves across Europe. Here’s the most exciting 15…
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Benfica 2-0 Sporting: the side who actually tried to score eventually did

April 15, 2010
Benfica 2-0 Sporting: the side who actually tried to score eventually did

For a contest that is often amongst the most exciting derbies in Europe, Sporting and Benfica have produced two really dull games this season. Benfica won this one because they offered some form of attacking threat. Sporting didn’t.
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