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Benfica Stuns Sporting with Last-Minute Comeback in Thrilling 2-1 Derby Victory
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Benfica Stuns Sporting with Last-Minute Comeback in Thrilling 2-1 Derby Victory

Benfica defeated Sporting 2-1, scoring two goals in stoppage time, in the 11th round of the I Liga football. With this victory, the Reds equalize with the Lions at the top of the standings. The game started with a slight advantage for Benfica, and Rafa, twice, came close to opening the scoring. In the 9th minute, in the heart of the Sporting area, the red forward shot, but the ball went just past the left post of Adán's goal. In the 12th minute, again Rafa with an excellent arched shot hit the crossbar of Sporting's goal with a bang. João Mário came close to scoring in the 24th minute. The chip went slightly wide of Adán's goal. Sporting only responded close to half an hour into the game. Following a corner kicked by Pote, Diomande headed the ball into the heart of the area, and Trub...