Nacional News and Features
Independiente del Valle Mario Pineida's stunning late goal saw Independiente del Valle to a 1-0 victory at home to Estudiantes in the Copa Libertadores on Thursday.
Estudiantes Nacional and Estudiantes are among the clubs fighting for places in the Copa Libertadores group stage.
Benfica Primeira Liga leaders Benfica got back to winning ways with a comfortable 3-0 home success over Boavista to go nine points clear of Porto.
Sporting Sporting Lisbon moved within a point of second in the Primeira Liga on Sunday, as Porto stumbled at Maritimo.
Benfica Benfica lead the Primeira Liga by six points at the midway mark after hammering Maritimo 4-0 on Sunday.
Sporting Sporting Lisbon stretched their unbeaten run in the Primeira Liga to seven matches with a dramatic 1-0 win at Braga.
Benfica Benfica re-established a six-point lead at the top of the Primeira Liga with a 3-0 win at 10-man Penafiel on Sunday.
Benfica League-leading Benfica won their sixth straight match by beating Gil Vicente 1-0, while rivals Sporting Lisbon won by the same scoreline.
Braga Sporting Braga maintained touch with the Primeira Liga's top three, continuing their unbeaten run with a 1-0 win at Belenenses.
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