Benfica extend lead with Guimaraes win
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Benfica moved five points clear at the Liga summit on Monday evening courtesy of a 1-0 home victory over Guimaraes.

Lazar Markovic netted the game's only goal five minutes before half-time.

The result lifted the victors five points ahead of second-placed Sporting Lisbon, who won 2-1 at Rio Ave on Saturday - and seven points clear of third-spotted champions Porto, who went down 1-0 at home to Estoril on Sunday.