Islam Slimani scored midway through the first half as Sporting Lisbon held Benfica to a 1-1 draw, while FC Porto produced a late attacking flurry to rout Moreirense 3-0 in the Portuguese league on Sunday.
Defending champions Benfica trail both leaders by two points.[eap_ad_2]
Nicolas Gaitan put Benfica ahead in the 12th minute after finishing off a team buildup, but striker Slimani leveled for Sporting with a header in the 20th.
Oliver Torres broke through for Porto in the 70th minute off a pass by Yacine Brahimi before striker Jackson Martinez added goals in the 82nd and 87th.