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.

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