The Primeira Liga still has 18 matches, however the Braga she has found herself in a position of strength for her presence in the next Champions League!
Arthur Jorge’s team won 2-1 away from Maritimo and, combined with Sporting Lisbon defeat by Portowas +8 from the champions and is holding tight to 3rd place leading into the qualifiers for the premier inter-club event – with the ‘dragons’ not just +2 away.
It was Maritimo who took the lead with a goal by Riascos in the 38th minute, but Banza (40th minute) and Racic (45+3 pen.) reversed the situation before halftime.
2-1 was also the final score, with the hosts completing the match with ten players. And that’s because Edgar Costa, who entered the match in the 83rd minute, managed to receive two yellow cards in a matter of seconds…
The program of the 20th matchday
Pakos Ferreira-Benfica 0-2
Aruca-Santa Clara 1-0
Famalikao-Jil Vicente 0-1
Sporting Lisbon-Porto 1-2
Rio Ave-Estoril (21:00)
Boavista-Casa Pia (23:15)
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