Bizarre penalty in Porto win, Benfica triumph too
LISBON, Portugal (AP) FC Porto stayed two points ahead of Benfica at the top of the Portuguese league after both teams won on Saturday.
Sergio Oliveira had a late goal disallowed in bizarre fashion after he made two touches of the ball before scoring a penalty as Porto beat visiting Boavista 2-0. Title rival Benfica also won 2-0 at nine-man Feirense.
Porto got off to a good start when Felipe netted after two minutes by heading home Oliveira's cross. Hector Herrera doubled the lead in the 62nd.
Feirense's Tiago Silva received a second yellow card in the 41st minute before Benfica pair Raul Jimenez and Rafa Silva scored in the second half.
Feirense defender Antonio Briseno was shown a straight red card for a dangerous tackle with four minutes remaining.
Updated March 17, 2018