Unwilling to give into Porto's commanding lead at the top of the Liga table, Sporting Lisbon and Guimaraes kept up their distant pursuit with respective 2-1 victories tonight.
Sporting clinched an away win over Academica with first-half goals from
Second-placed Guimaraes did not have things so much their own way, requiring an 82nd-minute
Guimaraes are now seven points adrift of Porto, who play Portimonense tomorrow. Sporting are three points further back in fourth place.