Portugal Liga

Sporting beats Porto 2-1 to take lead in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Sporting Lisbon fought back to beat fellow title hopeful FC Porto 2-1 on Sunday and go top of the Portuguese league.

Sporting, last season's runner-up to Benfica, became the only team to win its first three league matches of the season. It leads Benfica by two points, while Porto trails by three.

Felipe put Porto ahead in the eighth minute. But Islam Slimani leveled in the 14th before Gelson Martins scored the winner in the 26th.

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