Rio Ave News and Features
Marítimo Maritimo recovered from two goals down to eventually prevail 4-3 against the Primeira Liga's bottom club Penafiel on Sunday.
Boavista A 93rd-minute Bernardo Tengarrinha penalty earned Boavista a 1-1 home draw with Rio Ave after playing the majority of Monday's Primeira Liga clash with 10 men.
Porto A stunning strike from Ricardo Quaresma and Cristian Tello's impressive late free-kick saw Porto crush Pacos de Ferreira 5-0 on Sunday to stay a point ahead of Sporting in the Primeira Liga.
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.
Porto Porto cut the gap to Primeira Liga leaders Benfica to three points courtesy of a resounding 5-1 victory at 10-man Gil Vicente on Saturday.
Braga Sporting Braga leapfrogged Vitoria Guimaraes into third in the Portuguese Primeira Liga on Monday with a 3-0 win over Pacos de Ferreira.
Benfica Defending champions Benfica were 2-0 winners over rivals Porto in the first Portuguese 'O Classico' of the season.
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